Timken House

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This Queen Anne Victorian house, designed by the prominent architects Comstock and Trotsche, was built in 1888. [1] It was the last residence of inventor Henry Timken (1831-1909). Henry Timken Jr. (grandson of inventor Henry Timken), along with the Putnam sisters, co-founded the Timken Museum of Art in Balboa Park, a short distance from the home. [2] The Timken House became a private residence in 1965. [1]

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Timken House plaque
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Timken Corner, across 1st Avenue
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Timken House - catercorner
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Timken Corner, across Laurel

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  1. 1 2 Johl, Karen (Summer 1982). "SAN DIEGO'S VICTORIAN HOMES". The Journal of San Diego History. 28 (3): 177.
  2. "History". Timken Museum of Art. Retrieved 20 November 2022.

Coordinates: 32°43′53.9″N117°9′51.2″W / 32.731639°N 117.164222°W / 32.731639; -117.164222