Balboa Park’s amazing, old Federal Building–like new!

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For too many years, the exterior of Balboa Park’s historic Federal Building had languished neglected in a state of decay.

Not any more!

This is what I saw yesterday as I walked through the Palisades area of Balboa Park.

The Federal Building, built for the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition, has suddenly returned to life. What visitors to Balboa Park will now see is something more like the building’s original appearance.

This uniquely beautiful building will be the home of the Comic-Con Museum, which is scheduled to open this coming Thanksgiving weekend.

The repair and painting of the Federal Building’s exterior was made possible in large part by the Balboa Park Committee of 100.

You can see photos of the historic restoration getting underway a few weeks ago and learn a little more by clicking here.

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Richard Schulte

Downtown San Diego has been my home for many years. My online activities reflect my love for writing, blogging, walking and photography.

One thought on “Balboa Park’s amazing, old Federal Building–like new!”

  1. It looks amazing and the comic con museum itself should be incredible from everything I’m hearing about it what’s being planned etc .. it’s great that all those historical buildings are getting restored the next big project in my opinion should be restoring the neighboring Starlight Bowl.

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