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Large Estates Once Lined Water's Edge
At the turn of the century, Santa Cruz was called the "Newport of the Pacific," because the row of mansions along West Cliff Drive resembled Newport, R.I.
West Cliff Drive between the 1893 railroad depot and the lighthouse was once known as ..." [More]
Excerpted from West Cliff -- Millionaires' Row by Ross Eric Gibson