New plans call for American Legion San Dieguito Post 416 to raze its historic buildings in downtown Encinitas and build a new structure from scratch.
The older of the current two attached buildings was moved onto the site on Second Street at F Street in 1930 from the old Camp Kearny, a World War I Army base in what is now the Kearny Mesa area, San Diego.
And the other building, which houses the bar area, was brought from Camp Callan, a World War II base on what is now UC San Diego, in the 1940s.
Surveying the wooden interior recently, Mayor Catherine Blakespear said it definitely has a '40s look, which she indicated gave it a particularly welcoming appeal. She liked...