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San Marcos Building, Santa Barbara, [1926-1928?]
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 “Wins Prize in Building Contest, Jury Makes Awards for Best Planned Structure at Santa Barbara,” Los Angeles Times, 7 Mar. 1928. ... The San Marcos Building and its court was adjudged the best building constructed during 1926. ...
Street view of San Marcos Building, reconstructed after 1925 earthquake, 2-story corner building with 5 arches on each side, decorated roofline, and tile roof, with intersection, pedestrians, and parked cars in foreground. Business signs include: San Marcos Boot Shop, W.G. Young Optometrist, The Hunt Mercantile, Crockery and Glassware, Sterling Drug Co., Western States Life, New York Life Insurance Company, Dr. L.A. Jacques, Chiropodist
The San Marcos building is located at the corner of State Street and Anapamu Street. The building was partially destroyed in the 1925 Santa Barbara earthquake. After the earthquake, the State street portion was demolished and the third story was removed from the Anapamu section
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: California, Santa Barbara, buildings
At upper left corner of negative: 4
Handwritten at edge of negative: San Marcos Bldg
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Commercial buildings--California--Santa Barbara
San Marcos Building (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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