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206 208 Equestrian Ave

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Designation Status: Designated City Landmark

Assessor Parcel Number: 029-123-001

Historic Name: Calder Residence

Constructed: 1874

Property Description:

The property is a two-story Victorian-era single-family residence with Eastlake architectural elements. The structure has a medium pitched cross-gabled roof of composition shingles. Siding on the house is horizontal shiplap with quoined corners. The frieze beneath the gable eaves is decorated with an elongated oblong of cutout wood. Fenestration is double-hung with molded trim and slip sill.

Architect: Peter Barber

Architectural Style: Eastlake

Property Type: Single Family Residence

Original Use: SFR

Significance:

Designated City of Santa Barbara Landmark (08/21/2001).

The Calder Residence is constructed in the Eastlake style. The design is attributed to Peter Barber, Santa Barbara's most important Victorian era architect.

Significant as a City Landmark as per City Council findings (Resolution No. 01-102) by the following criteria:

A. Its character, interest or value as a significant part of the heritage of the City, the State or the Nation. Because the home is attributed to Peter Barber, the structure is significant to the heritage of the City.
C. Its identification with a person or persons (Peter Barber) who significantly contributed to the culture and development of the City, the State, or the Nation;
D. Its exemplification of a particular architectural style (Eastlake) or way of life important to the City, the State, or the Nation;
E. Its exemplification of the best remaining architectural type (Eastlake) in a neighborhood;
G. Its embodiment of elements demonstrating outstanding attention to architectural design, detail, materials and craftsmanship;
I. Its unique location or singular characteristic representing an established and familiar visual feature of a neighborhood

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