Pan Pacific International Exposition.
American Beaux-Arts Topographical View
(active c. 1915 - )
San Francisco. California. United States
San Francisco. Palace of Fine Arts.
The Pan Pacific International Exposition was staged in San Francisco in 1915 to show that it had recovered from the great earthquake of 1906 and to celebrate the opening of the Panama canal. Over 300,000 cubic yards of fill were used to create the site in what had been San Francisco Bay. A reproduction of the Panama canal covered five acres and technology was showcased. Ernest Coxhead a San Francisco architect was the principal designer for the exposition with George W. Kelham as chief of architecture.
COXHEAD Ernest | Pan Pacific International Exposition. | 1915 | American | Beaux-Arts
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