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920 Anacapa St

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Designation Status: Designated City Landmark

Assessor Parcel Number: 029-291-027

Historic Name: Buenaventura Pico Adobe

Constructed: 1820

Property Description:

One-story adobe plastered with a wood-shingled steep gable roof.
Overhang forming a porch with four plain wooden columns.
One double-hung window.
Simple wood front door.
Recent 6-foot wall of large, painted adobe bricks added.

Architect:

Architectural Style: Spanish Colonial

Property Type: Office

Original Use: residence

Significance:

Designated City of Santa Barbara Landmark (07/13/1982).

The Buenaventura Pico Adobe was built as a home for Buenaventura and Anita Pico c. 1820. It was built near the outside wall of the old Presidio. It has been undisturbed due to its location far away from the streets and is now the property of the Santa Barbara Historical Trust for Historic Preservation.

City Council Findings:
1) Its character, interest or value as a significant part of the heritage of the City; and
2) Its exemplification of a particular architectural style and way of life to the City.

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Documents:

Download Department of Parks and Recreation Form