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Master's Theses and Project Reports

2011

Architectural History and Criticism

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Mirages Solidified: Myth, Beautification, And Tourism In The Creation Of Santa Barbara’S El Pueblo Viejo Landmark District, Michael D. Orth Jun 2011

Mirages Solidified: Myth, Beautification, And Tourism In The Creation Of Santa Barbara’S El Pueblo Viejo Landmark District, Michael D. Orth

Master's Theses and Project Reports

A number of books and articles have been written on the social movement to reimagine Southern California’s past in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. While many of the pageants, parades, and public displays that defined this regional movement now reside in the pages of history, some architectural examples from this period are still visible today. In many cities, these examples are scattered throughout the community; while in others like Santa Barbara, they represent the centerpiece of the city’s architectural distinctiveness.

Santa Barbara’s architecture challenges urban scholars to successfully garner an accurate sense of the past. More ...