Santa Barbara's Lost Historical Treasures

Some are questioning county's permit process after old Montecito home was partially demolished

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July 22, 2000, 12:15 PM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


During hearings before the Montecito Association's architectural review committee and the county's Board of Architectural Review, the historical significance of a stately, 83-year-old house in Montecitohome -- with its stone columns, sandstone archways and sweeping ocean views -- was never considered. Residents are now questioning the County's policy on historical preservation.

Thanks to Chris Steins

Saturday, July 22, 2000 in Santa Barbara News-Press

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