Louis A. Mazzetti drawings of store building on State Street (Santa Barbara, Calif.) 0000370
Finding aid prepared by Julia Larson
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum12/21/2018
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130
Title: Louis A. Mazzetti drawings of store building on State Street (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
Identifier/Call Number: 0000370
Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet
creator: Mazzetti, Louis A.
Materials were Found in Collection in 2018, in a box marked miscellaneous drawings.
Louis A. Mazzetti was born in Los Angeles in 1915. He studied at the Art Center College of Design in the 1930s and worked for Lockheed Aircraft during WWII. Mazzetti worked briefly for Kem Weber before starting his own firm. He designed residences in the Santa Barbara and Montecito area, and a cottage for the El Encanto Hotel in 1959. He retired in the 1980s and died in 2001. Mazzetti was also known as an artist and watercolorist.
The collection contains drawings of alterations and additions to a store building at 3328 State Street in Santa Barbara. One set of plans from 1958-1959 show alterations and additions to the building to house Fritz's Farm & Garden Store; it contains 7 drawings of floor plan, elevations, details, and specifications for alterations and additions to the building. Additional blueprints from 1948 for alterations to Roesers Feed Store are by William Hansen; these 8 drawings include floor plans, elevations, details, and sections for alterations and an addition of a storage shed. A second set of plans from 1970 show alterations and additions for a medical office; the 6 drawings include floor plans, plot plan, sections, elevations, and exterior rendering of the front of the building.
Louis A. Mazzetti drawings, Architecture & Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.