WALKING TOUR OF SANTA BARBARA
February 3, 2013
A walking tour of Santa Barbara post 1925 earthquake architecture is available to the first 20 people to sign up.This tour leaves from the Downtown Public Library courtyard entrance on Anapamu Street at 10am, and is an easy stroll lasting approximately two hours. Rain will cancel the tour, but weather-permitting it runs weekly all year.
Here's a description from our Newsletter:
"If you do stay for the Sunday morning walking tour we’ll see the historic art and architecture of downtown Santa Barbara as it was reborn after the 1925 earthquake. From the Public Library and it’s famous murals, stroll through La Arcada Court, up State Street, experiencing public art, hidden courtyards, histories of the Arlington and Granada theatres and other architectural delights.
List of some of Buildings on the Tour:
SANTA BARBARA CENTRAL LIBRARY (1917), LA ARCADA (1930) , EAST FIGUEROA BUILDINGS, SAN MARCOS BUILDING(1913;1926), SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART (1914-1937), GRANADA THEATRE (1924), UPPER HAWLEY BUILDING (1887), 1301 STATE STREET , ARLINGTON THEATRE (1930), US BANKRUPTCY COURT (1946-47), SANTA BARBARA MEDICAL CLINIC BUILDING (1920) , TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH (1919), PLUS MANY MORE INCLUDING NOTRE DAME SCHOOL, YOGA CENTER, AND OUR LADY OF SORROWS CHURCH. Arranged by the Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara."