Mike Madriaga 2:30 p.m., Sept. 19
The Plaza de Panama
Posted May 9, 2014
"Our inspiration stems from [gropey] Mayor Filner's efforts to restore the Plaza de Panama to its 1915 status as a grand pedestrian space. We thought, 'Why not restore other elements of the original 1915 Panama-California Exposition that gave birth to Balboa Park as we know it — but in a way that reflects our modern world?'"