[graphic] National Historic Landmarks Program header [graphic]NPS Arrowhead and link to www.nps.gov[photo] Chrysler Building, New York[photo] Brown Chapel, Selma AL[phtoto] Cape Hatteras Light Station, Buxton, North Carolina[photo] Pioneer Deep Space Station, Fort Irwin, CA
     
 
Old Scripps Building

La Jolla, California
County of San Diego.
8602 La Jolla Shores Drive
National Register Number: 77000330
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Education - research facility.
Congressional District: CA-49 Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Research facility; open to the public.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 20, 1982):
The oldest building in continuous use by a major oceanographic research institution in the country, this is the first permanent structure of the Scripps Institution, an early marine biological station that became the nation's first oceanographic institute in 1925. Designed by a noted California architect, it is an early example of reinforced concrete construction.


Comments and questions about the database may be directed to NHL_info@nps.gov