Posted at 15:24h
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The ChronoPoints team is heading to San Diego, well actually La Mesa just outside of San Diego, to capture the Penske-Ford Roundhouse building just prior to its impending demolition. The Roundhouse was inspired by the Ford Pavilion at the 1964/65 New York World's Fair.
[caption id="attachment_16272" align="alignleft" width="468"] Ford Pavilion at the World's Fair - Welton Becket[/caption]
Upon returning from the World's Fair, the dealership's original owner Elmer Drew, commissioned architect James Hurley to create a structure that invoked the lines noted Los Angeles architect Welton Becket developed for his masterpiece at the Fair.
Read more about the Roundhouse demolition in the San Diego Reader. ...