Some of the most well-known Santa Barbara architecture features include, the centuries old Hotel Virginia, El Pueblo Viejo district in historic downtown and the two pink towers of the Old Mission, where retreats and festivals take place. The brightly colored tiles of the County Courthouse houses brilliant displays of murals and other striking attributes. Nearby is the clock tower and observation deck, providing a panoramic view of the entire city. The Lobero theatre not only houses the regions premier performing arts events but also dates back to 1873 and was rebuilt in the 1920’s by George Washington Smith. Here, you’ve learned about a few examples of the rich history in Santa Barbara, where, resulting from the founder’s advanced planning, many antique, architecturally amazing buildings line the streets of the old districts.
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