Dramatic damage in a downtown building

Dramatic damage in a downtown building following the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. This building was popular with photographers because of the intact office furniture revealed where walls had once been. This is possibly the local offices of the San Jose Mercury News at the time.

Source of information
Date: 1989
  • Santa Cruz (City)
  • 1980s
Rights: This photograph is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.

Restrictions on Use
Identifier: LH-scpl046


“Dramatic damage in a downtown building.” 1989. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/10266. Accessed 19 July 2024.