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Salk Institute, La Jolla

Salk Institute - La Jolla, California
Salk Institute
10010 N Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037Map
+1 858 453 4100
Neighborhood: Shoreline
Overview

The famous biological research facility, founded by renowned polio vaccine inventor Jonas Salk, is perched high above La Jolla surrounded by 26 acres. Modernist architect Louis I. Kahn designed the twin-structured building in 1965. The landscape includes a courtyard area, "Stream of Life" and a foot-wide water display inspired by architect Louis Barragan which flows through the marble courtyard between the buildings.

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