California Tower

Also known as: Museum of Man
Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

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California Tower

Photo taken by Richard Doody in January 2006

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 17, 1974
Reference number
74000548
NR name
California Quadrangle
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Mission/Spanish Revival
Areas of significance
Art; Entertainment/Recreation; Education; Science; Architecture; Religion
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Religious structure; Museum
Current functions
Museum; Religious structure
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant year
1915
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3
Contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • June 3, 2018: Updated by Richard Doody: Added alternate name
  • June 3, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody

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