Spreckles Organ Pavilion

2125 Pan American Road E, San Diego, CA

Open air organ pavilion built in 1914

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Spreckles Organ Pavilion

Photo taken by Richard Doody in November 2009

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Description 

Spreckels Organ Pavilion houses the open-air Spreckels Organ in Balboa Park. The Spreckels Organ, the world's largest pipe organ in a fully outdoor venue, is a gift to the city from sugar magnates John D. and Adolph B. Spreckles. The Pavilion was constructed for the 1915 Panama-California Exposition. It opened on December 31, 1914 with a performance of Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld.

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2018: Added by Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody