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This impressive Mission Revival apartment house was built in 1912 with William Bray as architect. It was called Piedmont Court, ... [Read more]

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On March 11, 1882, the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors began advertising for plans for a "Hall of Records" building. On April 8 of the same year, drawings and specifications for an octagonal brick building were presented to the Board. The shape was said to have been taken from ..." [More]

Excerpted from The Octagon by Margaret Koch