This “house” is called El Mirasol. It located at Santa Barbara in California, a city who is breathe-taking beautiful and near the Pacific Ocean. Amazing housing art has been embodied clearly in the ideal of decorating El Mirasol
Albert Herter’s El Mirasol Hotel, which now has already became Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden, was purchased and donated to Santa Barbara in 1975, and dedicated in 1980. Alice Keck Park is a relatively young but joyful place for city of Santa Barbara. It consists one city block, has a man-made pond stocked with turtle and koi, and many meandering walkways and paths. All plants in the garden are chosen specifically to be tolerant of the Santa Barbara climate. People lived in Santa Barbara use this place as a beautiful park and wonderful place for wedding or events like this. However, it’s the after-line of the story.
Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden’s predecessor is Albert Herter's El Mirasol Hotel. Even though El Mirasol is purchased and built to honor his father-Christian Augustus Herter.Albert Herter and his wife Adele Herter’s decoration ...
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...ill never predict what will surely happen next. Maybe a new proposal connecting the history will come out soon or maybe not, I am very optimistic about it and always looking forward such thing to happen.
Rainey Ada, ”El Mirasol” in House Beautiful, Volume 42, Hearst Corporation , 1917, P163-165 http://books.google.com/books?id=DrEYAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA163&lpg=PA163&dq=albert+herter's+el+mirasol+hotel&source=bl&ots=ifp3hV7ehN&sig=Pl32YRt5BvXU3o2kEJRI2uERwS4&hl=en&sa=X&ei=RUKxUtrtKIn7oATli4L4Aw&sqi=2&ved=0CEsQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=albert%20herter's%20el%20mirasol%20hotel&f=false
Beresford Hattie “The Way it Was”, Montecito Journal, January 11, 2007 http://www.montecitojournal.net/archive/13/2/651/
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