♫ FREE INSTANT MUSIC PLAYER: Select one artist from the list below
Play Video
1
Climbing to the Santa Barbara County Courthouse Tower, California
Climbing to the Santa Barbara County Courthouse Tower, California
::2012/04/10::
Play Video
2
Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Sunken Gardens
Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Sunken Gardens
::2013/10/03::
Play Video
3
Santa Barbara Courthouse
Santa Barbara Courthouse
::2013/09/20::
Play Video
4
Santa Barbara County Courthouse Mural, California
Santa Barbara County Courthouse Mural, California
::2012/04/10::
Play Video
5
Historic Santa Barbara County Courthouse Fountain & Mural Room (2005)
Historic Santa Barbara County Courthouse Fountain & Mural Room (2005)
::2011/09/14::
Play Video
6
Santa Barbara County Courthouse - Santa Barbara, California, United States
Santa Barbara County Courthouse - Santa Barbara, California, United States
::2010/12/10::
Play Video
7
Santa Barbara County Superior Court Liaison Report by Judge Dean Stout
Santa Barbara County Superior Court Liaison Report by Judge Dean Stout
::2014/08/26::
Play Video
8
USA 산타바바라  카운티 법원, USA Santa Barbara, County Court
USA 산타바바라 카운티 법원, USA Santa Barbara, County Court
::2014/02/07::
Play Video
9
Court Reporter Santa Barbara County, CA (866) 357-1796 California
Court Reporter Santa Barbara County, CA (866) 357-1796 California
::2013/08/13::
Play Video
10
Calvary Chapel Easter at the Santa Barbara Historic Court House 2011
Calvary Chapel Easter at the Santa Barbara Historic Court House 2011
::2011/05/17::
Play Video
11
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
::2014/09/04::
Play Video
12
Santa Barbara Courthouse Improv I
Santa Barbara Courthouse Improv I
::2014/04/16::
Play Video
13
Courting Beauty: Santa Barbara
Courting Beauty: Santa Barbara's Court House
::2012/06/04::
Play Video
14
Santa Barbara Courthouse 【HD】 Corte de justicia de Santa Barbara サンタバーバラ裁判所
Santa Barbara Courthouse 【HD】 Corte de justicia de Santa Barbara サンタバーバラ裁判所
::2014/04/13::
Play Video
15
Santa Barbara County Courthouse Wedding and Sunken Gardens
Santa Barbara County Courthouse Wedding and Sunken Gardens
::2015/03/21::
Play Video
16
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
::2009/12/12::
Play Video
17
View from the Court House Roof---Annual Santa Barbara Bicycle Tour---Video #7
View from the Court House Roof---Annual Santa Barbara Bicycle Tour---Video #7
::2014/03/24::
Play Video
18
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
::2009/12/12::
Play Video
19
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
::2009/12/12::
Play Video
20
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
::2009/12/12::
Play Video
21
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
::2009/12/12::
Play Video
22
2014-10-18-Santa Barbara County Courthouse
2014-10-18-Santa Barbara County Courthouse
::2014/10/19::
Play Video
23
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
::2011/10/02::
Play Video
24
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
::2009/12/12::
Play Video
25
Santa Barbara Courthouse Improv II
Santa Barbara Courthouse Improv II
::2014/04/16::
Play Video
26
Santa Barbara County Court House
Santa Barbara County Court House
::2010/07/13::
Play Video
27
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
::2009/12/12::
Play Video
28
thrill the world 2012  beat it dance at santa barbara court house
thrill the world 2012 beat it dance at santa barbara court house
::2012/10/27::
Play Video
29
Santa Barbara Court house
Santa Barbara Court house
::2008/05/30::
Play Video
30
Thrill the World 2012 Santa Barbara, California
Thrill the World 2012 Santa Barbara, California
::2012/11/01::
Play Video
31
Santa Barbara Court house clock tower view.
Santa Barbara Court house clock tower view.
::2009/06/30::
Play Video
32
Santa Barbara court house.
Santa Barbara court house.
::2009/06/30::
Play Video
33
Santa Barbara CA Court House 02Jul09
Santa Barbara CA Court House 02Jul09
::2009/07/02::
Play Video
34
Santa Barbara Courthouse Tower & Grounds | Cruise with Bruce Oliver
Santa Barbara Courthouse Tower & Grounds | Cruise with Bruce Oliver
::2014/05/27::
Play Video
35
Rethinking offender care in Santa Barbara County
Rethinking offender care in Santa Barbara County
::2014/10/03::
Play Video
36
Santa barbara court house
Santa barbara court house
::2007/08/21::
Play Video
37
2013-05 Santa Barbara Court House Yard에서
2013-05 Santa Barbara Court House Yard에서
::2013/06/16::
Play Video
38
Montecito Ballet Performing at Santa Barbara Courthouse
Montecito Ballet Performing at Santa Barbara Courthouse
::2014/08/06::
Play Video
39
Santa Barbara Court House
Santa Barbara Court House
::2012/09/19::
Play Video
40
OLD MISSION & A HISTORIC COURT HOUSE SANTA BARBARA
OLD MISSION & A HISTORIC COURT HOUSE SANTA BARBARA
::2014/04/09::
Play Video
41
Santa Barbara, California
Santa Barbara, California
::2009/12/19::
Play Video
42
Santa Barbara Courthouse Aerial Imagery
Santa Barbara Courthouse Aerial Imagery
::2014/09/02::
Play Video
43
A UC Santa Barbara Fan Stormed the Court and Confronts Coach
A UC Santa Barbara Fan Stormed the Court and Confronts Coach
::2014/03/07::
Play Video
44
Santa Barbara Courthouse 360 View from The Top...
Santa Barbara Courthouse 360 View from The Top...
::2014/05/07::
Play Video
45
PERJURY by Santa Barbara Deputy Sheriff M. Davies caught
PERJURY by Santa Barbara Deputy Sheriff M. Davies caught
::2014/05/05::
Play Video
46
Santa Barbara, California
Santa Barbara, California
::2008/09/27::
Play Video
47
Santa Barbara Restorative Court 2014
Santa Barbara Restorative Court 2014
::2014/12/03::
Play Video
48
NO on Proposition 8 rally, Santa Barbara, 27 Oct. 2008
NO on Proposition 8 rally, Santa Barbara, 27 Oct. 2008
::2008/10/28::
Play Video
49
Stunning view of the red tile roofs of Santa Barbara, California (Part One)
Stunning view of the red tile roofs of Santa Barbara, California (Part One)
::2014/07/16::
Play Video
50
Santa Barbara Fire Hydrant Geyser (1) - video taken from court house bell tower, 5/25/2013
Santa Barbara Fire Hydrant Geyser (1) - video taken from court house bell tower, 5/25/2013
::2013/05/26::
NEXT >>
RESULTS [51 .. 101]
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Santa Barbara County Courthouse.jpg
Santa Barbara County Courthouse, exterior view from the clock tower, showing the Sunken Garden
Santa Barbara County Courthouse is located in California
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Location Santa Barbara, California
Coordinates 34°25′27.66″N 119°42′8.86″W / 34.4243500°N 119.7024611°W / 34.4243500; -119.7024611Coordinates: 34°25′27.66″N 119°42′8.86″W / 34.4243500°N 119.7024611°W / 34.4243500; -119.7024611
Built 1926
Architect William Mooser III
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 81000177[1]
CHISL # 1037[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 23, 1981
Designated NHL April 5, 2005[3]

The Santa Barbara County Courthouse is located at 1100 Anacapa Street, in downtown Santa Barbara, California. The Spanish Colonial Revival style building was designed by William Mooser III[4] and completed in 1929. Architect Charles Willard Moore called it the "grandest Spanish Colonial Revival structure ever built," and the prime example of Santa Barbara's adoption of Spanish Colonial as its civic style.[3] The building replaced a smaller Greek Revival courthouse built at the same location in 1872–88 and badly damaged in an earthquake on June 29, 1925.[5][6]

Description[edit]

The courthouse is composed of four buildings, totaling 150,000 square feet (14,000 m2). It includes a Jail Wing, which is no longer used to hold prisoners. Visitors may take elevators to the summit of the 85 ft (26 m) "El Mirador" clock tower, which has labeled photographs that show what the viewer is looking at in all directions.[4]

Dedication plaque at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse

Currently, the Santa Barbara County Courthouse is undergoing several restoration projects in the various wings, and just finished restoring the disintegrating fountain in the front.[5]

Occupying an entire city block, the grounds contain a collection of palms and specimen trees from more than 25 countries.[5] The courthouse hosts many events, particularly at the Sunken Garden, site of the 1872 courthouse.

Façade[edit]

The main entrance to the courthouse features a large façade depicting two enthroned figures; between the figures is an inscription of a Spanish translation of a quote from Marcus Terentius Varro. The equivalent English translation is found on the right door to the right.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "California Historical Landmark: Santa Barbara County". Office of Historic Preservation. California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  3. ^ a b NHL Summary
  4. ^ a b The Historic Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Superior Court of California: Santa Barbara County.
  5. ^ a b c Santa Barbara County Courthouse Official Website
  6. ^ Santa Barbara County Courthouse. National Historic Landmark nomination. 2004.

Further reading[edit]

External links[edit]

Wikipedia content is licensed under the GFDL License
Powered by YouTube
MASHPEDIA
LEGAL
  • Mashpedia © 2015