Santa Cruz County History - Articles


Browsing Local History Articles tagged "adobe buildings"

The School Street Adobe, also called Neary-Rodriguez Adobe, is the oldest existing building in Santa Cruz County. [Read more]

Search Local History Articles

» Browse by Author

Explore Santa Cruz County History!

Downtown business: As discussed in an earlier section, the Santa Cruz Mission and its satellite properties (including the Mission gardens, orchard and small farms) were the first center of what would eventually become the City of Santa Cruz. From secularization through statehood, these lands were sold and subdivided and ..." [More]

Excerpted from Commercial Development: Downtown business; Residential development by Susan Lehmann