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Deetjen's Big Sur Inn, Big Sur Inn Building, East Side of State Highway 1, Big Sur, Monterey County, CA



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Item Title


Location
East Side of State Highway 1, Big+Sur, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-2611-A
Building/structure dates: 1941 initial construction

Related Names
Deetjen, Helmuth


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Contextual view of building in setting, view to north of south facade of building from opposite side of State Highway 1. Scale stick placed against front door.
2. Contextual view of building in setting, view to southwest from slope above "Hayloft" Building (HABS-CA-2611-B), showing east side and north rear of building, State Highway 1 visible at left center. Scale stick visible on roof of building.
3. Contextual view of building in setting, view to northwest showing south facade and east side of building, with patio dining area in foreground. Scale stick placed against corner of building.
4. South facade of building, view to north from parking area. Scale stick placed against front door.
5. South facade and east side of building, view to northwest from patio dining area. Scale stick placed against corner of building.
6. East side of building, view to west. Scale stick visible against wall at left of bush.
7. East side and north rear of building, view to southwest. Scale stick visible against one-story rear kitchen wing.
8. North rear of building, view to south-southwest. Scale stick visible at left of doorway.
9. Detail, shed-roofed front porch, view to west. Scale stick visible adjacent to second porch post at left center.
10. Detail, second floor employees' deck area, view to northeast. Scale stile visible at right of door.
11. Dining room at southeast corner of building, view to south. Doors at left open to patio dining area visible in photos 3 and 5.
12. Dining room at southeast corner of building, view to north.
13. Dining room at northeast corner of building, view to north. Scale stick visible at left of door.
14. Dining room at northeast corner of building, view to south. Scale to stick visible at right of door.
15. Lobby/dining room, view to north-northwest. Scale stick visible at left end of bar.
16. Lobby/dining room, view to north-northeast. Scale stick visible at corner of bar.
17. Dining area of lobby/dining room, view to south-southeast. Scale stick visible at left against corner of pillar; 5'10" figure for additional scale reference.
18. Dining room at southwest corner of building, view to west. Scale stick visible against west wall, next to woman.
19. Dining room at southwest corner of building, view to east. Scale stick visible at right center against edge of open door.
20. Second floor office space at top of stairs, view to west. Scale stick visible at left of desk.
21. Main second floor office space, view to southwest. Scale stick visible next to door at right; door leads to employees' deck shown in photo 10.
22. Main second floor office space, view to northeast.
23. Third floor employees' loft space, view to south. Scale stick visible at right of window overlooking State Highway 1.
24. Third floor employees' loft space, view to north.


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