Robert Venturi

Pocket Park opens on La Jolla Historical Society campus

Pocket Park opens on La Jolla Historical Society campus

If you happen to be walking around La Jolla this weekend, or any day thereafter, the La Jolla Historical Society’s new “pocket park” may provide a place for a peaceful break and a breath of ocean air. At the center is the pergola that once fronted the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD), before it was fenced off for an upcoming renovation.

As of Sept. 15, the pocket park will be open to the public at 780 Prospect St. A formal celebration may take place in the future, but nothing is planned for the public opening.

In years past, the sidewalk on the south side of the La Jolla Historical Society property would take pedestrians from Prospect Street down to the beach....

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