Tag Archives: mid-century modern

The Salt Mines

Western Salt Works, Chula Vista California In November of 1996 while driving around California on a magazine assignment I came across the Western Salt Works at the southern end of San Diego Bay. From the beginning I’d been interested in … Continue reading

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Zig-Zag Modern at San Diego Gas & Electric

The architectural style we all know as Mid-Century Modern has its roots in pre-war Berlin and if you want to follow the logic backwards to the absolute beginning you’ll find Walter Gropius at the headwaters of this design idea as … Continue reading

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