Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
— 1868-1952 —
Myron Hunt was one of the leading architects involved in the development of regional architecture for Southern California.
The classical Mediterranean look of most of the important public buildings and large residential estates has resulted in a very distinctive regional style and identity throughout Southern California.
Myron Hunt designed over 400 buildings, many of them important public buildings including:
The Rose Bowl, Pasadena.
Huntington Library, San Marino.
Occidental College, Los Angeles.
Pomona College, Claremont.
This building was designed and constructed under the supervision of Hunt in 1916.
Erected by La Arcada Plaza.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Notable Buildings.
Location. 34° 25.364′ N, 119° 42.177′ W. Marker is in Santa Barbara, California, in Santa Barbara County. Marker is on East Figueroa Street east of State Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Janssens-Orella Adobe House Site (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of Gov. Gaspar de Portola (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Barbara County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Tympanum (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Santa Barbara County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Jose Francisco De Ortega (about 600 feet away); Hill-Carrillo Adobe (about 600 feet away); First Ruling Sovereign of Europe to Visit America (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Barbara.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 31, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.