Some of the most eminent Santa Barbara architecture features include, the centuries old Hotel Virginia, El Pueblo Viejo district in historic downtown and the two pink towers at the Old Mission, which welcomes retreats and festivals. The brightly colored tiles of the County Courthouse houses brilliant displays of murals and other striking attributes. Nearby is the clock tower and observation deck, providing a panoramic view of the entire area. The Lobero theatre not only houses the regions premier arts events but also dates back to 1873 and was rebuilt in the 1920’s by George Washington Smith. In the rich history in Santa Barbara, the founder’s advanced planning allow many antique, architecturally amazing buildings to still line the streets of the old districts.