Old Scripps Building

A National Historic Landmark
Date of Designation: May 20, 1982
National Register Number: 77000330

Location: 8602 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, California
Geographic Coordinates: 32.8650N 117.2541W

STATEMENT OF SIGNIFICANCE (as of designation - May 20, 1982):
The oldest building in continuous use by a major oceanographic research institution in the country, this is the first permanent structure of the Scripps Institution, an early marine biological station that became the nation's first oceanographic institute in 1925. Designed by a noted California architect, it is an early example of reinforced concrete construction.

Links: Scripps web site and Wikipedia

Thursday August 21, 2008 The Old Scripps Building is in the center.     The image is from Google Earth.
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