San Luis Obispo County

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San Luis Obispo County is named for the Spanish meaning “Saint Louis the Bishop”.

 

Created:  February 18, 1850 

County Seat: 

San Luis Obispo  1850 – present

 

County Courthouse – San Luis Obispo  

 

Location:  1050 Monterey Street / Osos Street

Built:  1939 – 1940

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  A R Walker and P A Eisen

Contractor:  Works Progress Administration

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story cream colored stucco and concrete structure. The southwest front has a high center section with glass panel entrance on the first story. Above are three long vertical windows. The northwest and southeast wings project from the main building. The building has a red colored tile roof. During construction, the supervisor was Charles D Eggleston. On the northeast side is a modern annex.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Monterey County

E – Kern County

S – Santa Barbara County

W – Pacific Ocean

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013