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The conquest of Spain by the Moors in the eighth century introduced Arabic architecture to the Iberian peninsula.   The quintessential example of the Spanish-Moorish aesthetic is the renowned Palace of the Alhambra in Granada, whose courts, pools, and fountains have inspired architects for centuries.  Though architects of the 1920s found frequent use for Moorish design in commercial buildings such as retail stores and movie theaters, it remains rare in residential architecture.  This exceptional San Diego apartment court dating from the late Twenties makes overt use of classic Moorish details, such as the hooded windows, cusped arches on pipe-stem columns, and crennelated parapet.