Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses

Designers: Smith, George Washington, Architect (firm); George Washington Smith (architect)

Dates: [unspecified]

Unbuilt. The Santa Barbara architect and Spanish Colonial Revival specialist, George Washington Smith, created the preliminary and working drawings for Mrs. Humphrey Birge's residence. Humphrey Birge's father, George K. Birge, served as the President of the luxury automaker, Pierce-Arrow, between 1908-1916; he sold half of his stock in the automaker in 1917, netting him $7 million. Pierce-Arrow merged with Studebaker Corporation between 1928-1933, and closed its doors in 1938, a victim of the Depression.

PCAD id: 13670