Author Archives: Gaslamp Foundation

Ghosted: The Horton Principle

Ghosted: The Horton Principle San Diego, CA ― The Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation in conjunction with the Southern California arts and culture duo ARATA are pleased to present Ghosted: The Horton Principle, an engaging exhibit that explores the legacy and possibility of Horton Plaza, architect Jon Jerde’s 1985 Postmodern urban mall. Who killed Horton Plaza? […]

Curtain Going Up!

Balboa Theatre 1924 648 4th Avenue,  Southwest Corner of Fourth and E Architectural Style: Spanish Renaissance Revival Architect: William Wheeler “Curtain going up!”  With pomp and circumstance, the magnificent Balboa theatre opened on Friday, March 28, 1924. All of San Diego was excited to welcome screen stars Corrinne Griffith, Conway Tearle, Adele Rowland and “the   […]

February is Museum Month in San Diego!

February is Museum Month! Pick up a San Diego Museum Month pass at participating San Diego area libraries, Macy’s stores or Hilton hotels to receive half-price admission to The Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House and more than 40other museums February 1-29, 2020.  For more information on participating libraries and museums visit the San Diego […]

Adult Education Programs at the GQHF

History in Your Community The GQHF  is happy to bring the history of the Gaslamp Quarter straight into your community! Seven Colorful Characters of the Gaslamp Alonzo Horton’s Houses and Spouses  Women of the Gaslamp The Spy in the Attic  Suffragettes in San Diego  Architecture in the Gaslamp Boom-Build-Bust: The History of the Gaslamp  A […]

Education Programs at the GQHF

The Gaslamp Museum offers a range of school programs that can be adapted from preschool through high school. Each program has been designed to highlight an important aspect of the Gaslamp and Downtown San Diego’s history. The Davis-Horton House is a time capsule of early San Diego living history. All tour rates are based on a minimum […]