Alma del Pueblo

Year: 2014

Alma del Pueblo, 18 West Victoria Street, 2014 President’s Award


Set back from Santa Barbara’s wide, palm-shaded streets, Alma del Pueblo represents a modern take on classic Spanish-Colonial architecture, all the way from its courtyard fountain to its red-tiled rooftop.

With a mix of open international, one- and two-bedroom floorplans, each of Alma del Pueblo’s thirty-seven residences is beautifully appointed with the most elegantly designed and energy efficient amenities and finishes.

Years in the making and planning, Alma del Pueblo brings an elegant statement to the heart of the Arts District in Santa Barbara. Margaret L. Cafarelli, along with the design, development, and construction teams, have brought a phenomenal project to fruition for the benefit of residents and visitors. Incorporating a public market, public art, drought tolerant landscaping, and urban housing, the project weaves among the paseos that wind around the historic Arlington Theatre, providing an environment that adds immeasurably to the vitality of the urban fabric.

A spectacular addition to the Arts District, Alma del Pueblo is a superlative exercise in place-making. Today, we honor Margaret L. Cafarelli and acknowledge her dedication and long-range vision with the 2014 Santa Barbara Beautiful President’s Award.

Award Winners

Property Owner
Margaret L. Cafarelli
Victoria Street Partners, LLC

Project Architects
Brian Cearnal AIA LEED & Jeff Hornbuckle AIA LEED
Cearnal Andrulaitis LLP

Project Landscape Architects
Bob Cunningham ASLA & Martha Degasis ASLA
Arcadia Studio

Project Builder – General Contractor
Ross Edwards, Co-Founder & Eric Horn, Co-Founder
The Build Group

Project Landscape Contractor & Landscape Maintenance
Scott R. Williams
ValleyCrest Landscape Companies

18 West Victoria Street
Santa Barbara CA 93101 US
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