An ambiance of relaxed sophistication prevails in easily explored on foot or by car, downtown is anchored by State Street, running through the town center beginning at the beach at Stearn's Wharf. The friendly thoroughfare is transected by sidestreets offering a host of visual, historical, cultural and retail opportunities. this microcosm of many things Santa Barbara is all about: architectural beauty, cultural richness and fine shopping and dining. It is a showplace of the city’s renowned Spanish history and architecture – from the painstaking reconstruction of the original El Presidio , to California’s first shopping mall, El Paseo, built in the 1920’s. Cultural opportunities available downtown include the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and numerous galleries, and beautiful and historic performing arts centers such as the Arlington, Lobero and Granada theaters.
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For more Santa Barbara downtown information, visit http://www.santabarbaradowntown.com/.ara real estate opportunities are becoming more plentiful downtown with the addition of several tasteful condominium developments. One recent example is the soon to be completed “Sevilla,” promising to be one of the most coveted addresses among luxury Santa Barbara condos.