AKA: Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, La Jolla, San Diego, CA

Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - office buildings; built works - commercial buildings - restaurants; built works - dwellings -public accommodations - hotels; built works - recreation areas and structures; built works - recreation complexes

Designers: Graves, Michael, Architect (firm); Michael Edward Graves (architect)

Dates: constructed 1989

3777 La Jolla Village Drive
La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92122

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This 12-acre development, funded by American and Japanese investors, included a a Hyatt Regency Hotel, tripartite office complex, health club and three restaurants. It opened in 12/1988 and early 1989. The Princeton, NJ, Post Modern giant, Michael Graves, designed the complex, its name based on one of the seven hills of Rome. Graves spent two years in Rome on a Prix de Rome scholarship in 1960-1962, and was familiar with Roman architecture and Classicial prototypes.

PCAD id: 23352