The Riches of Italian culture and heritage: the House of Italy

Jul 01, 2014 867

The year was 1935. The United States was in the midst of the Great Depression, yet San Diego opened the doors to its iconic Balboa Park for its second attempt at a world fair. Approximately 25,000 guests attended the California Pacific International Exposition, which lasted from May 28, 1935 through the following year.

It was then that the House of Pacific Relations and the 15 original International Cottages were created, one of which was the House of Italy.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

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