STEVE E. DOWTY, AIA - Principal Architect
Pictured here, Steve poses next to one of the “irricades” on Anapamu Street.
Steve is also vice president of the Pearl Chase Society, named for the Santa Barbara community activist and prominent crusader for historic preservation and conservation.
The group donated $14,560 in October 2014 to Santa Barbara’s Parks & Recreation Department for the purchase of 56 devices that will help consistently water the historic Italian Stonepines.
The devices are filled with 125 gallons of water which is released through a soaker hose and into the ground surrounding the pines.
They’ll stay in place until the drought declaration is lifted and will be maintained by city forestry staff.
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