George Washington Smith: Jackling house (Woodside, Calif.)

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Description

This large Spanish Colonial Revival mansion in the small town of Woodside was built for copper mining magnate Daniel Cowan Jackling and his family. The 17,000 square foot house sat on a 194 acre parcel of land. The property was subdivided and all but 6 acres was sold off in the late 1950s. The house was purchased by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in 1984; in 2007 he petitioned to have the home razed so he could build a smaller house. After lengthy legal appeals, the house was destroyed in 2011.

Creator

George Washington Smith, architect
Lutah Maria Riggs, renderer

Source

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

Date

1925-1926

Rights

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Citation

George Washington Smith, architect Lutah Maria Riggs, renderer, “George Washington Smith: Jackling house (Woodside, Calif.),” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed September 27, 2021, http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/313.