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Coronado in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Sacred Heart Church - 1920

Coronado Historical Landmark

 

—Coronado Historical Association —

 
Sacred Heart Church - 1920 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret), May 5, 2018
1. Sacred Heart Church - 1920 Marker
Inscription.
Sacred Heart Church - 1920
Irving J. Gill, Architect

 
Erected 1980 by Coronado Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 41.386′ N, 117° 10.555′ W. Marker is in Coronado, California, in San Diego County. Marker is at the intersection of C Avenue and 7th Street, on the left when traveling south on C Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is on right side of church building behind a towering cypress tree. Marker is at or near this postal address: 655 C Avenue, Coronado CA 92118, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Stockdale Tribute (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Coronado Rotary Club Christmas Tree (approx. 0.4 miles away); Naval Aviation Centennial 1911-2011 (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Bank Building - 1911 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Seavey House - 1887 (approx. 0.4 miles away); J.D. & A.B. Spreckels Building (approx. half a mile away); Mann House - 1926 (approx. half a mile away); Old City Hall (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coronado.
 
Regarding Sacred Heart Church - 1920. Sacred Heart Church is home to an active Catholic parish and also has a Catholic school which
View of Sacred Heart Church Front Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret), May 5, 2018
2. View of Sacred Heart Church Front Entrance
is across the street from the main church building on which the maker is placed; the school serves Coronado K-8th grade youth. The architect, Irving John Gill, is considered a pioneer of the modern movement in architecture. He did most of his work in Southern California, especially in San Diego. In 1920, Sacred Heart Church was dedicated by Bishop Cantwell of the Diocese of Monterey and Los Angeles. Bishop Cantwell said, ”Sacred Heart Church is one of the most perfect examples of ecclesiastical architecture in California.”
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Sacred Heart Church; view from C Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret), May 5, 2018
3. Sacred Heart Church; view from C Avenue
Sacred Heart Church; view from intersection of C Avenue and 7th Street image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret), May 5, 2018
4. Sacred Heart Church; view from intersection of C Avenue and 7th Street
Sacred Heart School image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret), May 5, 2018
5. Sacred Heart School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 5, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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