The Eric & Teri Gabrielsen Residence
The restoration of a significant Mission Revival Style residence constructed in 1913, which over the years had acquired several unsympethic accretions - now restored to the classic simplicity of the original construction
Originally built for Cadillac pioneer Clarance A. Black, El Cerrito is steeped with almost 100 years of history. President Franklin D. Roosevelt considered making El Cerrito a ‘Summer White House’, though World War II doomed his plan to move the government Westward.
El Cerrito has been published in countless magazines, books and articles for its history, unique beauty and breathtaking panoramic views of Santa Barbara, the Santa Ynez Mountains, and the Pacific Ocean