George Sellon WEB

On this day in 1907, George Sellon became California’s first State Architect.

Mr. Sellon oversaw the design of what is now San Jose State University, the California Building for the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, and portions of San Quentin State prison, among many other state-owned construction projects.

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