Developers Replacing Architects As Household Names In San Diego

Since the 1950s, developers have done more to shape the city of San Diego than architects, for better and worse.
September 28, 2005, 10am PDT | Brenda Meyer
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" A century ago, architects were the most dynamic interpreters of the American dream...Builders? Well, they built what they were told to build. Today, the architect's stature has been dwarfed...

Today's typical home buyers would be hard-pressed to name one definitive architect...However, one quickly learns the household names: Barratt, Shea, McMillin.

The history of San Diego developers is long and storied..."

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Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2005 in The San Diego Union-Tribune
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