Archive for February, 2013

  • The earliest days in the City of Santa Barbara saw three distinct architectural styles: huts of the Native Americans, adobes with red tile roofs and wooden structures, which many of the newest settlers preferred due to their economy and tradition. Prior to 1872 when Stearn’s Wharf was operational, most cargo arriving in Santa Barbara was simply off- loaded beyond the waves and allowed to float ashore. This included lumber for many of Santa Barbara’s first wooden structures. In fact, when attempting to estimate the age of an old buildings in Santa Barbara, many take into consideration the width of […] 0

    Victorian Cribs of the Upper East

    The earliest days in the City of Santa Barbara saw three distinct architectural styles: huts of the Native Americans, adobes with red tile roofs and wooden structures, which many of the newest settlers preferred due to their economy and tradition. Prior to 1872 when Stearn’s Wharf was operational, most cargo arriving in Santa Barbara was simply off- loaded beyond the waves and allowed to float ashore. This included lumber for many of Santa Barbara’s first wooden structures. In fact, when attempting to estimate the age of an old buildings in Santa Barbara, many take into consideration the width of […]

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