Most buildings are in "eclectic Spanish-Revival" style. Mexican critics, however, called the architecture "Hollywood Spanish." All decoration of the buildings is fake. It's not carved in stone but moulded in plaster and concrete.
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House of Hospitality. The two-story structure was completly razed in 1995 for reconstruction, which was completed in September 1997. This was necessary because the building had become unsafe, not meeting earthquake standards and other safety codes (Savety is a big issue in the U.S).
West-Tower of Casa del Balboa. The building features exhibitions about San Diego's history from pioneer outpost to its current status as the nation's sixth largest city.
Casa del Balboa at El Prado street. If you look closely you may discover a rare example of political incorrectness. Not found? Look at the close-up.
Sunset in Balboa Park. The turret is called the "California Tower" and belongs to the Museum of Man. Inside the tower is the 100-bell Ona May Carillon that plays Westminster chimes every 15 minutes.