Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego Photos

Victorian buildings from between 1885 & 1910 were arrested in time when they became part of the city's red light district. The area has now been restored as an elegant urban hot spot.

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Gaslamp Quarter sign for Historic Heart of San Diego. San Diego, CA.Gaslamp Quarter during Comic-Con International. San Diego, CA.Streetscape of Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.Heritage buildings along 5th Ave. spine of Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.
Gaslamp Quarter sign for Historic Heart of San Diego. San Diego, CA.Gaslamp Quarter during Comic-Con International. San Diego, CA.Streetscape of Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.Heritage buildings along 5th Ave. spine of Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.
Watts-Robinson Building / Jewelers Exchange in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.Louis Bank of Commerce in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.Tower of Louis Bank of Commerce with gold eagle. San Diego, CA.Filigree of Louis Bank of Commerce. San Diego, CA.
Watts-Robinson Building / Jewelers Exchange (1913) (852 5th Ave.) in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA. Style: Chicago. Architect: Bristow & Lyman.Louis Bank of Commerce (1888) (835 5th Ave.) in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA. Style: Baroque Revival. Architect: Clemment & Stannard.Tower of Louis Bank of Commerce with gold eagle. San Diego, CA.Filigree of Louis Bank of Commerce. San Diego, CA.
Bay window of Louis Bank of Commerce. San Diego, CA.Nesmith Greeley Building in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.Peak of Nesmith Greeley Building. San Diego, CA.George J. Keating Building in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.
Bay window of Louis Bank of Commerce. San Diego, CA.Nesmith Greeley Building (1888) (825 5th Ave.) in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA. Style: Romanesque Revival. Architect: Comstock & Trotsche.Peak of Nesmith Greeley Building. San Diego, CA.George J. Keating Building (1890) (432 F St.) in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA. Architect: Reid Brothers.
George J. Keating Building corner detail. San Diego, CA.Colorful nightclub in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.Pacific Theaters cinemas in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.Corner tower of Pacific Theaters cinemas. San Diego, CA.
George J. Keating Building corner detail. San Diego, CA.Colorful nightclub (731 5th Ave.) in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.Pacific Theaters cinemas (1997) (701 5th Ave.) in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA. Architect: Benson & Bohl.Corner tower of Pacific Theaters cinemas. San Diego, CA.
Stained glass window of Pacific Theaters cinemas. San Diego, CA.Facade of Pacific Theaters cinemas. San Diego, CA.Glass doorknobs in shop in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.Llewelyn Building in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.
Stained glass window of Pacific Theaters cinemas. San Diego, CA.Facade of Pacific Theaters cinemas. San Diego, CA.Glass doorknobs in shop in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.Llewelyn Building (1887) (726 5th Ave.) in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA. Style: Italianate.
Old City Hall in Gaslamp Quarter with added two floors. San Diego, CA.Corner detail of Old City Hall. San Diego, CA.Facade detail of Old City Hall. San Diego, CA.Yuma Building in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.
Old City Hall (1874) (433 G St.) in Gaslamp Quarter with added two floors (1887). San Diego, CA. Style: Italianate. Architect: William Lacy then Comstock & Trotsche.Corner detail of Old City Hall. San Diego, CA.Facade detail of Old City Hall. San Diego, CA.Yuma Building (1882) (633 5th Ave.) in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA. Architect: Armitage & Wilson.
Heritage buildings along 5th Ave. of Gaslamp Quarter with highrises of downtown beyond. San Diego, CA.Grand Pacific Hotel in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.Upper corner detail of Grand Pacific Hotel. San Diego, CA.Doorway detail of Grand Pacific Hotel. San Diego, CA.
Heritage buildings along 5th Ave. of Gaslamp Quarter with highrises of downtown beyond. San Diego, CA.Grand Pacific Hotel (1887) (437 J St.) in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA. Style: Italianate. Architect: Clemment & Stannard.Upper corner detail of Grand Pacific Hotel. San Diego, CA.Doorway detail of Grand Pacific Hotel. San Diego, CA.
Horton Grand Hotel a reconstruction in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA.Horton Grand Hotel bay windows. San Diego, CA.Horton Grand Hotel facade. San Diego, CA.Davis House moved to current site in New Town in 1984 is now a house museum. San Diego, CA.
Horton Grand Hotel (1886-8 & 1980s) (311 Island Ave.) a reconstruction in Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego, CA. Style: Italianate. Architect: M.W. Donaldson (reconstruction).Horton Grand Hotel bay windows. San Diego, CA.Horton Grand Hotel facade. San Diego, CA.Davis House moved to current site in New Town in 1984 is now a house museum. San Diego, CA.
William Heath Davis House was built on East Coast & shipped around Cape Horn to San Diego. San Diego, CA.Victorian-style street clock at Horton Plaza. San Diego, CA.Horton Plaza. San Diego, CA.Horton Plaza open air shopping mall delivers a variety of visual details. San Diego, CA.
William Heath Davis House (1850) was built on East Coast & shipped around Cape Horn to San Diego. San Diego, CA. Style: Salt Box. Victorian-style street clock at Horton Plaza. San Diego, CA.Horton Plaza (1985) (Broadway at 4th Ave.). San Diego, CA. Style: Postmodern. Architect: Jon Jerde.Horton Plaza open air shopping mall delivers a variety of visual details. San Diego, CA.
Horton Plaza exterior facade & fountain. San Diego, CA.Horton Plaza Fountain. San Diego, CA.U.S. Grant Hotel. San Diego, CA.U.S. Grant Hotel crest over doorway. San Diego, CA.
Horton Plaza exterior facade & fountain. San Diego, CA.Horton Plaza Fountain (1910). San Diego, CA. Architect: Irving Gill.U.S. Grant Hotel (1910) (326 W. Broadway). San Diego, CA. Architect: Harrison Albright.U.S. Grant Hotel crest over doorway. San Diego, CA.

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