Santa Cruz County History - Architecture

The Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf

The present (1999) Municipal Wharf was built in 1914 and was the fifth wharf to be built in the harbor. It was approved with a $172,000 bond issue, following an Act of Congress. The wharf was originally 2,745 feet long and was officially dedicated on December 5, 1914. The SS Roanoke from San Francisco was present at the time and was the first vessel to dock at the wharf.

Source: Chase, John. Sidewalk Companion to Santa Cruz Architecture. c.1975. p. 18.
Koch, Margaret Koch. Santa Cruz County Parade of the Past. c.1973, p.56.

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