Coral Casino Club — Santa Barbara, CA

Gem of the Pacific Returns to Glory

 
Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club Santa Barbara Holmes Structures
Size
90,000 SF
Architects
Peter Marino
Architectural Resources Group
Contractor
Davis Reed
Fire and Life Safety
Holmes Fire
Awards
Santa Barbara Beautiful Award for Historic Revitalization
Historic Landmark: Santa Barbara #43
Photographer
Blake Marvin

The Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club is a designated historic landmark, designed in 1937 by architect Gardner A. Dailey as a two-story, wood-framed structure. Holmes Structures’ efforts utilized the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation. The facilities were required to remain operational during the design process. We were flexible partners throughout, adapting to salvage and preserve existing structural framing and finishes in smooth collaboration with the architectural team.

Holmes Fire developed alternative methods to protect the historic landmark. Performance-based strategies were adopted to achieve adequate fire protection to structural steel installed within the historic mural-covered walls, where space and preservation constraints prevented conventional fire protection methods from being implemented.

Coral Casino Beach Cabana Club, Poolside with Umbrellas and Palm Trees
Coral Casino Beach Cabana Club Historic Beacon Crane Lift

The historic lantern was restored to its glory to illuminate the water’s edge after being removed from the octagonal tower for restoration.

Read more of the Club’s History
Coral Casino Beach Cabana Club Demolition by Pacific Ocean
Coral Casino Beach Cabana Club Renovation, Set Tables by Pacific Ocean
Coral Casino Beach Cabana Club Aerial View with Pacific Ocean
Coral-Casino Beach Cabana Club Retreat with Guests Lounging
Coral Casino Beach Cabana Club Guests at Resort Restaurant

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