Howard took this aerial of Blessed Sacrament Church in March 1961. I think he had contracted with the diocese to take photos of all of the churches for insurance records. I'm pretty sure he was using a yellow filter, which turned the asphalt coal black and gave trees and shrubbery an ethereal glow.

Balboa Stadium

32nd Street Mothball Fleet

Mission Valley Center West

Ferry Landing

Lindbergh Field

Allied Gardens

32nd Street Quonset Huts

Wabash & Highway 94

Westgate Park

Highway 101 & 80

Return to Home Page