The jailhouse and sunken gardens, as seen from the tower.
Red-tile roof of the courthouse.
Spirit of the Ocean fountain is dry now, during the drought.
Looking back on the courthouse from the gardens.
Ceiling above the stairs.
Hall Of Record's copper door.
An amazing tree.
Courthouse from Santa Barbara Street.
Incredibly cute offices at the courthouse.
Sandstone bricks, arches, stained glass, lantern...
View from the tower: Alameda Park, the mission, the mountains.
View of the sunken gardens, Santa Barbara's Upper-East side, the Riviera, and the Santa Ynez mountains as seen from the Courthouse tower.
Oh, sweet Santa Barbara...
The courthouse is lit beautifully at night- it reminds me of buildings in European cities.
Looking up at one of the balconies.
The clock gallery, where you can stand and watch the intricate workings of the clock and bells.
Spanish benches in the clock gallery.
People relax on the lawn at lunchtime- what a life!
The ironwork railing at the top of the courthouse.
Tropical trees and bell tower.
The south side of the building.
Bird of Paradise flower.
Tree with knobby trunk.
Gorgeous shapes and high heights.
The old jail.
Purple wisteria, in early March- amazing!
Blue tiled bench.
Magnolia, delightful in early March.
Magnolia petals everywhere!
A lovely carving.
Pretty lantern and gold artwork.
The old courtroom, where weddings are now held.
Lantern with star at base.
Hallway with ironwork gate.
At the top of the courthouse- a wonderful place with 360 degree views!
A wedding at the courthouse.
Looking past the red roof to the sea.
Views from the top of the courthouse on an amazing clear day.