Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
In 1925 a major earthquake in Santa Barbara caused the buildings to be damaged, and both Mr. Maas and Mr. Hayman hired the Los Angeles architect, C. K. Denman, to make the repairs. His Spanish Colonial Revival design unified the facades of the two buildings, yet maintained their separate identities through the use of different window treatments on the upper floors and spacing and style of openings on the ground floor. Denman's use of the Spanish Colonial Revival style was applauded by the City of Santa Barbara as part of its on-going desire to create an image for itself as a romantic Spanish town. As early as 1909, Santa Barbara was looking for a visual image with which to
Location. 34° 24.972′ N, 119° 41.754′ W. Marker is in Santa Barbara, California, in Santa Barbara County. Marker is at the intersection of West Haley Street and Fig Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West Haley Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 and 23 West Haley Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Moreton Bay Fig Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); De La Guerra Plaza (approx. 0.3 miles away); Casa Covarrubas (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Oreña Adobe (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trussell-Winchester Adobe (approx. 0.4 miles away); Burton Mound (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Lobero Theatre (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jose Lobero's Opera House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Barbara.
More about this marker. Both markers are located
Regarding Hotel Virginia. Hotel Virginia was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 2000.
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2017, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 13, 2017, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.