Category Archives: Architecture

Big Deal?

Forbes Magazine recently published its annual list of America’s most expensive zip codes, and once again, Rancho Santa Fe showed up among the top 20. (With its two zip codes, it actually took two of those spots, with 92067 in the #14 position, and 92091  17th). … Continue reading

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The Oldest Sleep in San Diego

The Whaley House in Old Town touts its reputation as a haunted house, but when the restoration of the Cosmopolitan Hotel was completed last year, it seemed likely to be an even better place for conjuring ghostly glimpses of San … Continue reading

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The Strangest Houses in San Diego County

Okay, tell me what abode is stranger than the boat houses of Encinitas? Parked at 732 and 726 Third Street, just a few blocks from the ocean, legions of uninformed passersby must assume they once sailed and later were converted into residences.  But they … Continue reading

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Hanging at the Salk

I’ve been trying to make myself more at home at The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences. This effort started in late April, when a friend and I toured the Dale Chihuly glass pieces installed in honor of the institute’s 50th anniversary. The … Continue reading

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