Ojai, California (20)

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Ojai, California (20)
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Ojai is a city in Ventura County, California, USA. It is situated in the Ojai Valley, (10 miles long by 3 miles (4.8 km) wide, approximately, or 16 kilometers by 5 kilometers) surrounded by hills and mountains. In 2003, the estimated population was 8,006, making it one of the smaller towns in the county.

Chumash Indians were the early inhabitants of the valley. They called it Ojai, which means "Valley of the Moon." The area eventually became one of many Spanish/Mexican land grants along the California coast. In 1837, it was granted to Fernando Tico and he established a cattle rancho. Tico sold it in 1853 to prospectors searching for oil, without much success. By 1864, the area was settled.

After fire destroyed much of the original western-style Nordhoff/Ojai in 1917, Libbey helped design, finance and build a new downtown more in line with the contemporary taste for Colonial-Revival architecture, including a Spanish-style arcade, a bell-tower reminiscent of the famous campanile in Havana, and a pergola opposite the arcade. These buildings still stand, and have come to serve as symbols of the city and the surrounding valley.

Ojai is situated in a small east-west valley, north of Ventura and east of Santa Barbara. It is approximately 15 miles (24 km) inland from the Pacific coast.

Since Ojai is lined up with an east-west mountain range, it is one of few towns in the world to have the Pink Moment occur as the sun is setting. The fading sunlight creates a brilliant shade of pink on the Topatopa Bluffs that stand at the east end of the Ojai Valley, reaching over 6,000 feet (1,800 m) above sea level. Nordhoff Ridge, the western extension of the Topatopa Mountains, towers over the north side of the town and valley at more than 5,000 feet (1,500 m). Sulphur Mountain creates the southern ranges bounding the Ojai Valley, a little under 3,000 feet (910 m) in elevation.

The Ventura River flows through the Ventura River Valley, draining the mountains surrounding Ojai to the north and east and emptying into the Pacific Ocean at the city of Ventura.

The climate of Ojai is Mediterranean, characterized by hot, dry summers (sometimes exceeding 100°F) and mild winters, with lows at night sometimes below freezing. As is typical for much of coastal southern California, most precipitation falls in the form of rain between the months of October and April, with intervening dry summers.

The town of Ojai and its surrounding area is home to many unique recreational activities. Los Padres National Forest borders the town on the north, and many backcountry areas within the forest are accessible from Highway 33, which is the major highway through town south to north.



Une architecture parisienne
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Cette construction de 1930 a une allure de façade tout comme à Paris . Les premières unités d’appartement sont en effet les plus solides ,les mieux insonorisants et surtout les plus sein pour y vivres car les places y sont hautes de près de 3,5 m ,les sols sont surtout garnis de parquet sauf dans les cuisines et salles de bains ,un seul petit bémol qui est l’énergie car le volume est plus grand à chauffer
This 1930 building has a facade looks just like Paris. The first apartment units are indeed the strongest, best acoustic and especially in the most food for them because places are high of nearly 3.5 m, the soils are mainly filled with floor except in kitchens and bathrooms, one small problem which is the energy because the volume is greatest in heating

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Identifier: fireproofconstru00nat
Title: Fireproof construction for houses and other buildings at moderate cost
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: National Fire Proofing Comapny
Subjects: House construction Tile construction Hollow tiles Architecture, Domestic
Publisher: Pittsburgh : National Fire Proofing Co.
Contributing Library: University of Maryland, College Park
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econd story up are constructed of 8 inch Natco Hollow Tile and the founda-tions and first story are of stone. The floors are wood and the roof slate. The tile is coveredwith white stucco which gives a very pleasing efFect, when used with the white stone. The househas ii rooms and one bathroom. NATCOHOLLOWTILE NATIONAL FIRE • PROOFINGS -COMPANY- If W$k pp5* -si HE-^)fy 4i ^ 1 t – – Residence at Sewickley, Pennsylvani Janssen & Abbott, Pittsburgh, Architects. This house is of the Italian country style of architecture, which is especiall] noted for itssimplicity of design. The walls are constructed of 12 inch Natco Hollow Tile and the foundationsare also of 12 inch Tile, thereby insuring a perfectly dry and vermin proof cellar. The floorsare wood and the roof shingle. The outside finish is plain white. The house has 10 rooms and 3bathrooms, and is an especially good example of a well planned and well built country home. NATCO -HOLLOW-TILE NATIONAL FIRE ■ PROOFINGW -COMPANY- li

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Residence at Orange, New Jersey. Mann & MacNeille, New York, Architects. This is another one of a group of houses put up by a prominent building firm for the purposeof speculation, the first of which is illustrated on page 8. The house is thoroughly fireproof throughout. The walls to the second story level are con-structed of 8 inch Natco Hollow Tile set on poured concrete foundations. The walls above to theroof plate are of 6 inch Tile. The floors and partitions are also constructed of Hollow Tile. Themot is green and purple slate, carried on wooden timbers. The outside is a dark cement finish,obtained by the addition of lamp black to the mixture. The house has hot air heat and electriclight throughout. NATCO HOLLOW-TILE NATIONALFIRE-PRGDFINGWl -COMPANY- w

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