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Stone Architecture in Santa Barbara, Ca (Paperback)

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Building with stone requires a commitment to permanence, like the extraordinary, almost citywide conviction of builders in Santa Barbara from the 1870s through the 1930s. As Santa Barbara was evolving from a dusty little port and outlying resort into a vibrant and growing city, there occurred an extraordinary era of stone construction. This was made possible by a fortuitous conjunction of factors: abundant material, a cadre of expert artisans, and almost unlimited financing. This period provided an atmosphere not only conducive to the building of public spaces, homes, bridges, walls, and an assortment of other stonework, but encouraged some exceptional expressions of the stoneworkers' art. Many of these artistic fabrications remain a testimony to the skills and tastes of their creators and add a distinctive element to the particular ambiance that makes Santa Barbara the special place that it is.


Publisher Arcadia Pub
Mfg Part# 9780738569680
SKU 210870001
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0738569682
Release Date 4/1/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0127
Publisher Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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