Mission Beach Boardwalk Tour

By SDA San Diego (other events)

Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:00 PM 6:00 PM

Join Us for this Unique Historical Perspective of the Mission Beach Boardwalk!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
4:00 pm Project Intro Video at Coaster Room, Belmont Park
4:15 - 5:15 pm  Tour Conducted by Heather Crane and John Harris
5:00 - 6:00 pm  Hosted Food and Drinks at Cannonball restaurant                                        

(Compliments of Michael Baker and IS Architecture)

Tour highlights include:

  • History of Mission Beach Amusement Center and Boardwalk
  • Reconstruction with today’s needs in mind – to provide a safe environment for all users Construction Techniques
    • Maintain size of historic spacing between solid and void while meeting current code and design requirements (concrete mix, concrete cover, rebar size)
    • Modern day construction techniques vs. 1925 construction techniques
  • Lampposts – Historic Research and Reconstruction
  • Challenges with concrete color matching and acid etch finish to achieve historically appropriate color and texture
  • Implementing ADA and Universal Design into a Historic Reconstruction

Heather Crane, AIA -- IS Architecture
John Harris --  Michael Baker International

AIA Members will earn 2 HSW units!