Santa Cruz City Hall – Santa Cruz CA

Description

"The various departments of the city government are housed in the new city hall around a court on one floor. This project added space to the existing building for the water department, police department, office of the mayor, and council chamber. In the basement there is a rifle range for the police department, storage space, and the heating plant. The building is semifireproof with concrete exterior walls trimmed with local stone. It is designed to resist seismic disturbances. The roof is covered with shingle tile molded to resemble redwood shakes. It was completed in September 1937. The cost of construction was $57,674 and the project cost was $61,184."

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
61184

Source notes

Short, C. W. and R. Stanley-Brown (1939) Public Buildings: Architecture under the Public Works Administration, 1933 to 1939. United States Government Printing Office, Washington, DC.

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Location Info


809 Center Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Location notes:

Coordinates: 36.974200, -122.029000

One comment on “Santa Cruz City Hall – Santa Cruz CA

  1. Always fun to visit this site! My great Grandpa was the architect behind this project

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