National Geographic : 1921 Jun
U-i ©Publishers' Photo Service BALBOA, TIHE SEAT OF UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT IN THE PANAMA CANAL ZONE Balboa and its adjacent community, Ancon, make an ideal residential city with wide, well-lighted streets, and spacious houses with wide, screened verandas. The United States Government operates all the commissaries and restaurants, and owns all thehouses, which areoccupied bythe canal operatives and their families. The large building on the hill is the administration headquarters. i 14 operatives and their families. The large building on the hill is the administration headquarters.