Olivas Adobe

4200 Olivas Park Dr., Ventura, California

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Description 

"OLIVAS ADOBE - Continuous use has preserved this adobe, the only early two-story adobe in the Santa Clara Valley. A small one-story adobe built in 1837 was enlarged in 1849 by Don Raimundo Olivas, a prosperous cattle rancher." - California Historic Landmark No.115

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 24, 1979
Reference number
79000570
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Monterey Adobe
Areas of significance
Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Animal facility
Current functions
Museum; Park
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant years
1837; 1849
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2
Contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2019: Updated by Richard Doody: Added historical information
  • March 14, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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