Normally a couple counties south of Curbed LA's bailiwick, this unfortunate architecture has been on our radar since early Google Earth. And we're not the only ones:
Navy barracks in Southern California that resemble a swastika from the air is to get a $600,000 make-over after spawning myriad conspiracy theories and concerns by Jewish groups. On the ground, the four L-shaped buildings are simply part of the U.S. amphibious base at Coronado island in San Diego. But the growing popularity of satellite images from Google Earth alerted people to the fact that they are shaped like a swastika when seen from above. The Navy plans $600,000 of landscaping and architectural changes that would obscure the swastika shape from the air.
· Navy to fix swastika-shaped barracks [Reuters]