We shape our buildings; thereafter, our buildings shape us.
Silents Under the Stars
with Scott Paulson, UC San Diego Library | LJHS Silent Film Curator
Join us for an outdoor film screening with live music and featuring the 1922 silent move The Electric House starring Buster Keaton and the 1923 Pathescope short film It's a Gift starring Snub Pollard. Both films explore early Hollywood's fascination with mechanisms and inventions wreaking havoc to comic effect. In addition, the evening will include footage filmed for a documentary of Balboa Park's 1915-16 Panama California Exposition entitled A Glimpse of the San Diego Exposition, as well as Fatty Arbuckle and Mabel Normand careening down the Prado in a madcap electric car in Fatty and Mabel at the San Diego Expo.
Saturday, August 26
Front Lawn of Wisteria Cottage
The lawn opens at 7:00pm and films start at 8:00pm.
Bring low chairs and a picnic dinner
for a fun evening under the stars!
Presented by the La Jolla Historical Society
BEtalks: Dialogues on the Built Environment: ADAPTIVE REUSE
Dialogues on the Built Environment is part of
the Society’s public program series designed to address the broader issues of
the built environment. The purpose of these programs is to serve as
an educational platform that informs the community discussion about land use,
development, urban planning, historic preservation, and sustainability. Within this framework, we invite you to join
us for an evening-under-the-stars with case study presentations on the topic of
ADAPTIVE REUSE. Presenters include architects Trip Bennett
speaking on the La Jolla YMCA Fire Station, David Marshall on The Headquarters
downtown, James Brown on Bread & Salt
in Barrio Logan, and others. The
evening will include “visuals,” a curated selection of adaptive reuse projects
from throughout San Diego presented on screen prior to the live program.
Join us on Sunday, October 15 on the front lawn of Wisteria Cottage.
Bring low beach chairs or a blanket, and a picnic dinner. Complimentary beverages.
The lawn opens at 5:00pm and the program starts at 6:30pm.
Organized by the La Jolla Historical Society as a program of ARCHTOBERFEST 2017.
Ellen Browning Scripps Luncheon
WHY OLD PLACES MATTER
with Tom Mayes, Vice President | Senior Counsel, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Tom Mayes has written and spoken widely on
why old places matter to people, historic
house museums, and preservation public
policy. For many years, he taught historic
preservation law at the University of Maryland
Graduate Program in Historic Preservation. In
2013, he received the National Endowment
for the Arts Rome Prize in Historic Preservation,
and wrote a series of essays titled Why Old
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017
LA JOLLA BEACH AND TENNIS CLUB
FOR TICKETS, CONTACT THE LJHS OFFICE AT 858-459-5335
Young Architects Summer Program
Young Architects Summer Camps will not be held in 2017, but will return in the summer of 2018! Check back with us in March 2018!
The La Jolla Historical Society offers ongoing opportunities for higher education undergraduate or graduate students to work on archival and content-based projects. Please contact the Society’s staff Archivist.