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El Paseo "Street in Spain" alley between the Casa de la Guerra and 23 E. De La Guerra St., Santa Barbara, [1930s?]
Riggs, Lutah Maria, 1896-1984
Smith, George Washington, 1876-1930
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Possibly related to the article “Art Treasures of World Meet in El Paseo de la Guerra, Santa Barbara’s ‘Street of Spain,’” Los Angeles Times, 29 June 1930
El Paseo "Street in Spain," facing NW; a brick or stone-paved alley between the Casa de la Guerra with barred windows and potted plants (L), and the adobe-style building at 23 E. De La Guerra St. with 6 arches, balcony, tile roof, hanging plants and signs reading "El Paseo, Studios 110 to 114," and "El Paseo Sport Shop, Importers, Mrs. Charles O'Donnell Lee, Studio 30" (R). There is a Buddha statue at lower right, and a spinning wheel at end of alley on the left.
Casa de la Guerra was built in the 1820s for the Presidio Comandante, José Antonio de la Guerra y Noriega. It was renovated in 1922-1923 as part of the El Paseo shopping area by architects George Washington Smith and Lutah Maria Riggs.
Handwritten at edge of negative: 2-3, De la Guerra studios
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: California, Santa Barbara, buildings
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Alleys--California--Santa Barbara
Spinning apparatus
Buddhas--California--Santa Barbara
Casa de la Guerra (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
El Paseo (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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