#1050:  Crystal Cove Historic District

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West of Hwy 1, just south of Los Trancos parking area, Newport Beach

Site: 33.574214,-117.840295




State Plaque


The plaque which is shown in photo #9 has now been mounted at the location of the historic buildings. The photo shows it in the visitor's center, prior to installation.

From the Plaque:

The early to mid-twentieth century cottages in this last self-contained Southern California beachfront recreational community reflect a unique vernacular architectural design emblematic of "architecture without architects."

Registered November 8, 2013. Plaque placed by California State Parks in cooperation with the Crystal Cove Alliance. Dedicated 2014, the 150th anniversary of California State Parks.

©2009 David Schmitt