George Washington Smith: Douglas house (Montecito, Calif.)

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Description

The Malcolm Douglas house on Sycamore Canyon Road in Montecito was completed in 1929, and is also known as Los Suenos ("The Dreams"). Douglas, a New York doctor, and his wife, Rachel Peabody Douglas, had Smith design a house to showcase the view of the Pacific Ocean and Channel Islands, with a long curving driveway and many landscape features including a pool and lily pond.

Creator

George Washington Smith, architect
Lutah Maria Riggs, architect and renderer

Source

George Washington Smith papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Date

1929

Rights

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Citation

George Washington Smith, architect Lutah Maria Riggs, architect and renderer, “George Washington Smith: Douglas house (Montecito, Calif.),” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed September 27, 2021, http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/255.