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San Diego Mid-Century Modern Buildings (page 2)

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Mission Hills Branch Library
San Diego, CA
IBEW Building
San Diego, CA
The Mission Hills Branch Library was built in 1961. In 2003, the library purchased this former IBEW Building which was also built in 1961. There are plans to demolish the IBEW Building and construct a new library on the site. However, as of 2016, both of these buildings remain. The Library remains open and the IBEW Building is still vacant. [Library photo Gregory May] [Library map]; [IBEW map]

San Diego Central Public Library
San Diego, CA
The San Diego Central Public Library opened in 1954. This branch closed in 2013. A new and much larger library has been built downtown. These photos are from 2014. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

North Clairemont Public Library
San Diego, CA
The North Clairemont Public Library was designed by Robert J. Platt and built in 1960. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

707 Broadway Parking Garage
San Diego, CA
parking garage
San Diego, CA
The 707 Broadway Parking Garage was probably built in the 1970s. [map]

The building on the right is predominantly a parking garage. There are retail tenants on the ground floor and a top floor restaurant known as Mister A's. Mister A's, officially known as Bertrand at Mister A's now, has been here since 1965. The building appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. Does anyone know more about this building? For more, see this website. [map]

Fire Station #1
San Diego, CA
Fire Station #1 was built in 1904. It relocated to this building in 1971. [map]

Featheringill Mortuary
San Diego, CA
I believe this Featheringill Mortuary building is from 1962. [photo thanks Gregory May] [map]

Clairemont Mortuary
San Diego, CA
The Clairemont Mortuary was built in 1963. [map]

El Camino Memorial Park Cemetery & Mortuary
San Diego, CA
The El Camino Memorial Park Cemetery & Mortuary was established in 1960. This building was probably built then or shortly thereafter. For more, see this website. [map]

Scripps Green Hospital
San Diego, CA
The Scripps Green Hospital was designed by Edward Durell Stone and built in 1974. [map]

North Park Post Office
San Diego, CA
The North Park Post Office was built in 1951. It closed in 2010. When this photo was taken in 2016, the building was being remodeled for Tribute Pizza. [map]

Serra Mesa Post Office
San Diego, CA
The Serra Mesa Post Office looks like it was built in the 1960s. [map]

Ruby Room (now Commonwealth)
San Diego, CA
2009: 2016:
The Ruby Room operated here from 2008-2013. In 2013, Commonwealth moved in. By 2015, the building housed Tabletop Commons. The building was constructed in 1965. Does anyone know what business was here originally? [2009 photos thanks Gregory May] [map]

Hy Cleaners
San Diego, CA
The Hy Cleaners building was built in 1965. [map]

NOTE: There are more San Diego mid-century modern buildings in other sections (Banks, Bowling Alleys, etc.) at the links below.