Author Archives: Gaslamp Foundation

Successful and Stable

Scott – Ingersoll Building 1905-1907 827-835 Fourth Avenue Architect: Quayle Brothers Architectural Style: Commercial Like all properties in downtown San Diego, Lot D, Block 62 of Alonzo Horton’s original map of the area, started its commercial history with the sale of the property by Horton. In September of 1868, Capt. Samuel Dunnells purchased the entire […]

Small but Enduring!

Yamada Building 1869 and 1913 516 Fifth Avenue Architect: Unknown Architectural Style: Victorian Commercial Like many of the very early buildings in the Gaslamp, the Yamada building lists no architect. Our early citizens and merchants were not interested in creating an architectural icon to advertise their self-importance; they just needed a serviceable venue to promote […]