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The Last Time San Diego Went Indie

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Voice of San Diego -- He had some failures. Knox couldn't get support to create a grand boulevard of government buildings -- similar to the National Mall in Washington D.C. -- from what is now the County Administration Building to Balboa Park. "He either owned some property or somebody thought he did, and they accused him of wanting to develop it in order to enhance his own property values, which is so far from anything he would have thought of," said Iris Engstrand, a University of San Diego history professor who wrote a book about Knox. (Full Story)

 

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