Fiesta performers in El Paseo

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Fiesta performers in El Paseo

Description

El Paseo was not only central to Fiesta, but to Santa Barbara's Spanish style as a whole. El Paseo opened in 1923 and, along with Casa de la Guerra, became the inspiration for reconstruction after the 1925 earthquake devastated the Santa Barbara area. At a February 1922 Santa Barbara City Council meeting, resident Michael J. Phillips urged the council to pursue the Spanish style: "The re-creation of Santa Barbara the beautiful; a return to the olden days of warm, colorful Spanish architecture; and the fashioning of this city into a shrine which will draw lovers of the quaint and the picturesque from over the whole wide world."

Creator

Karl Obert

Source

Pearl Chase Collection, Presidio Research Center, Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, Santa Barbara, California

Publisher

SBTHP

Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Presidio Research Center. All requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Presidio Research Center, Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation. For contact information visit: http://www.sbthp.org/research.htm Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Presidio Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital facsimiles of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

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