320 W Pueblo St
Designation Status: Designated City Landmark
Assessor Parcel Number: 025-100-001
Historic Name: Cottage Hospital Morton Bay Fig Tree
Constructed: c. 1919
A large Moreton Bay fig tree, a specimen native to Australia. Large buttress roots and canopy. Located in front of the Reeves wing.
Designated City of Santa Barbara Landmark (12/07/2011).
The Moreton Bay Fig Tree is a native to the Moreton Bay region of Australia. Planted in 1919, it is the only landscape feature that remains from the early hospital construction.
Significant as a City Landmark as per City Council findings (Resolution No. 11-075) 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 tree is the only remaining element of the original landscaping of Cottage Hospital, it is significant to the heritage of the City.
I. Its unique location or singular characteristic representing an established and familiar visual feature of a neighborhood.