William Sterling Hebbard

Architect William Sterling Hebbard (1863-1930) is best known in San Diego for his collaboration with Irving J. Gill, which included the Marston House, the State Normal School (predecessor of SDSU), and the restoration of the Mission San Diego de Alcalá. However, Hebbard’s earliest work in San Diego was for the San Diego Cable Railway. After... Continue Reading →

Egyptian Revival and the SDERy

As a Senior Archaeologist/Historian with PanGIS, Inc., a San Diego-based environmental consulting firm, many of the projects I consult on involve the evaluation of historic resources. The evaluation process includes research of the structure (building permits, architectural components) as well as its surroundings (historic maps, neighborhood histories). We then assess whether the resource meets criteria for... Continue Reading →

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