Heilman Villas

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Heilman Villas
Heilman Villas (Coronado, CA).jpg
Heilman Villas in Coronado, Calif.
Heilman Villas is located in San Diego
Heilman Villas
Heilman Villas is located in San Diego County, California
Heilman Villas
Heilman Villas is located in California
Heilman Villas
Heilman Villas is located in the United States
Heilman Villas
Location1060, 1070, 1080, 1090 Seventh St. and 706--720 (even nos.) Orange Ave., Coronado, California
Coordinates32°41′24″N 117°10′37″W / 32.69000°N 117.17694°W / 32.69000; -117.17694Coordinates: 32°41′24″N 117°10′37″W / 32.69000°N 117.17694°W / 32.69000; -117.17694
Area4 acres (1.6 ha)
ArchitectRobert Hellman
Architectural styleMission/Spanish Revival, Spanish Colonial Revival
NRHP reference #92000319[1]
Added to NRHPApril 08, 1992

Heilman Villas are located at the corner of Seventh Street and Orange Avenue in Coronado, California and consist of 10 standalone bungalows and one 2-story duplex. The duplex and 6 of the bungalows face a central courtyard which faces Orange Ave. The other 4 bungalows face 7th St.[2]

Heilman Villas was built for Robert and Lillian Heilman.[3] Later the complex was known as DeCoby Court and Hollander Court. In 1952, it became the Coromar Motel. In 1973, the City of Coronado bought the site; it was used by community groups such as the Chamber of Commerce and the Coronado Historical Association (CHA). The City renamed the complex again, this time to Babcock Court, in honor of City of Coronado founder Elisha S. Babcock.

Heilman Villas was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992 reg. #92000319 as examples of 1920s bungalow court architecture in the Mission Revival style. The interiors contain Craftsman elements with hardwood floors and leaded glass.[4]

The Coronado Police Department is now located on the former site of the Heilman Villas.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ National Park Service, Western Region. "Historical American Buildings Survey: Heilman Villas (Babcock Court)"
  3. ^ Coronado Strand 7/22/1922
  4. ^ National Register of Historic Places