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Rafael Gonzalez House


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Location: 835 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, CA

Rafael Gonzalez House

The Rafael Gonzalez House is an historic house located at 835 Laguna Street in Santa Barbara, California. The National Historic Landmark Statement of Significance, written in 1970, reads:

"Built about 1825 by Don Rafael Gonzales, this one-story house with two one-room wings, covered verandas, and a tile roof is typical of Mexican-era adobe town houses of moderate size. Its main section is about 90' by 18', the adobe walls at least 2' thick. Covered verandas extend along both long sides of the house."

The Rafael Gonzalez House was designated a National Historic Landmark on April 15, 1970, and added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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