‘Gate Houses’ Restored at Balboa Park

Two small structures -- known as the "gate houses" of Balboa Park -- have now been restored to their original glory. They served as ticket booths 102 years ago.

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Friends of Balboa Park
The two small structures were built for the 1915 Panama-California Exposition. Over time, they fell into disrepair.
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Friends of Balboa Park
The gate houses stand on the west side of the Cabrillo Bridge, and are intended to welcome visitors into the landmark.
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Friends of Balboa Park
The gate houses served as ticket booths 102 years ago. Today, the restored structures help preserve the park's history.
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Friends of Balboa Park
Local dignitaries attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly-restored gate houses on March 29.
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Monica Garske
Balboa Park is the "Jewel of San Diego," and Friends of Balboa Park works to keep it that way.
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