A Significant Sentence Upon the Earth [Part II] images

January 1, 1998

The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Winter 1998, Volume 44, Number 1
Richard W. Crawford, Editor

Irving J. Gill, Progressive Architect Part II: Creating a Sense of Place

by Sarah J. Schaffer

 

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Gill teaches a drawing glass, YMCA, 1906

 

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Wading Pool at Scripps Playground and Recreation Center (1914-1916)

 

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Gill used tilt-slab concrete construction for La Jolla Woman’s Club (1912-1914)

 

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The Bishop’s School, La Jolla (l to r) Scripps Hall, Bentham Hall, chapel building

 

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Original, free-standing tower on Bentham Hall, torn down when Carleton Winslow created a new chapel and the current tower in the 1930s

 

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First Church of Christ, Scientist, at Third and Ash Streets, 1904

 

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First Church of Christ, Scientist, corner of Second and Laurel, (1909-1910)

 

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F.B. Lewis Court (Bella Vista Terrace, 1910) in Sierra Madre, San Gabriel Mtns. in b/g

 

 

 


Don’t miss Irving J. Gill, Progressive Architect Part I: New York to California via Chicago

 


Sarah J. Schaffer is a native San Diegan who attended The Bishop’s School in La Jolla. She is currently assistant editor for Avenues, the member magazine of the Auto Club of Southern California. Her essay on Irving Gill is a condensed version of her 1997 honors thesis in American history and literature at Harvard University.