100 Years of Stories, Voices and Images From Point Loma Nazarene University's First Century #2020

100 Years of Stories, Voices and Images From Point Loma Nazarene University's First Century Dean Nelson Years of Stories Voices and Images From Point Loma Nazarene University s First Century Before it served as the Point Loma Nazarene University campus the area was the location of a Theosophical commune run by Katherine Tingley It became known as Lomaland By the campus was dominate

  • Title: 100 Years of Stories, Voices and Images From Point Loma Nazarene University's First Century
  • Author: Dean Nelson
  • ISBN: 9780965269889
  • Page: 204
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 100 Years of Stories, Voices and Images From Point Loma Nazarene University's First Century Dean Nelson Before it served as the Point Loma Nazarene University campus, the area was the location of a Theosophical commune run by Katherine Tingley It became known as Lomaland By 1900, the campus was dominated by the imposing Academy Building and the adjoining Temple of Peace of the Theosophical Society Both buildings were constructed in the Theosophical vernacular that incluBefore it served as the Point Loma Nazarene University campus, the area was the location of a Theosophical commune run by Katherine Tingley It became known as Lomaland By 1900, the campus was dominated by the imposing Academy Building and the adjoining Temple of Peace of the Theosophical Society Both buildings were constructed in the Theosophical vernacular that included the flattened arch motif and whimsical references to antiquity The buildings were topped by amethyst domes, which were lighted at night and could be seen offshore The entrance to the Academy Building was dominated by two massive carved doors that symbolized the Theosophical Principles of spiritual enlightenment and human potential The sculptor, Reginald Machell, was educated in England, but moved to Lomaland in 1896 The interior furnishings he carved for the Academy Building were influenced by the Symbolist style popular in Europe at that time Machell also supervised the woodworking school at Point Loma Before it served as the Point Loma Nazarene University campus, the area was the location of a Theosophical commune run by Katherine Tingley It became known as Lomaland By 1900, the campus was dominated by the imposing Academy Building and the adjoining Temple of Peace of the Theosophical Society Both buildings were constructed in the Theosophical vernacular that included the flattened arch motif and whimsical references to antiquity The buildings were topped by amethyst domes, which were lighted at night and could be seen offshore The entrance to the Academy Building was dominated by two massive carved doors that symbolized the Theosophical Principles of spiritual enlightenment and human potential The sculptor, Reginald Machell, was educated in England, but moved to Lomaland in 1896 6 The interior furnishings he carved for the Academy Building were influenced by the Symbolist style popular in Europe at that time Machell also supervised the woodworking school at Point Loma Lomaland had public buildings for the entire community and several private homes The home of Albert Spalding, the sporting goods tycoon, was built in 1901 The building combines late Victorian wooden architecture with historical motifs such as the modified Corinthian column now shaped like a papyrus leaf and flattened arches The amethyst dome was restored by a team of scholars led by Dr Dwayne Little of the PLNC department of History and Political Science in 1983 The first Greek theater in North America was built on this site in 1901 It was used for sporting events and theatrical performances.The tessellated pavement and stoa were added in 1909 The theatre was the site of a number of productions of Greek and Shakespearean dramas Cabrillo Hall, which served as the International Center Headquarters, the Brotherhood Headquarters, and Wachere Crest building, was completed in 1909 It served as office space for the Theosophical Society and as a residence for Katherine Tingley after 1909.
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