The Coronado Historical Association hosted a virtual lunchtime lecture called "A Bite of History: Coronado's Architectural Styles" which was live streamed on Facebook Live on May 7, 2020. The live stream included resources on identifying American house styles and architecture, such as Tudor, Queen Anne, and Spanish styles, which can be seen around Coronado.
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May is National Historic Preservation Month and the Coronado Historical Association is celebrating by highlighting the places and buildings that make our community special. Despite being closed, CHA's research volunteers are busy working from home to continue expanding our knowledge about Coronado's past. One of the projects that they are working on is to write biographies of architects to add to an index of architects who have known work in Coronado. Below are two new architect biographies written by CHA research volunteer Cornelius O'Leary.
May is National Historic Preservation Month and the Coronado Historical Association is celebrating by highlighting the places and buildings that make our community special. Today, we share with you information about Major General Joseph Henry Pendleton, whose home is on tomorrow's (May 6, 2020) Historic Resource Commission Agenda for a Determination of Historic Significance. To see what other items are on the agenda, visit the City's website at this link: https://www.coronado.ca.us/government/boards_commissions/historic_resource_commission/agendas___minutes
Above: Portrait of Irving J. Gill from La Jolla Light.