Posts Tagged ‘Botanical Building’

16th December
written by Richard

Eyeing the murky, dirt-bottom lily pond in front of the wood lath Botanical Building, the Navy suggested using the 195 x 43 foot basin for swimming and boating lessons.  Balboa Park’s governing Board of Park Commissioners–eager to please their military guests–“hastened to comply. . . ”  

The story of the Navy Swimming Pool in Balboa Park.

The lily pond in Balboa Park