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Churrigueresque = Ultra Baroque

Wikipedia: Churrigueresque (Spanish: Churrigueresco), refers to a Spanish Baroque style of elaborate sculptural architectural ornament which emerged as a manner of stucco decoration in Spain in the late 17th century and was used up to about 1750, marked by extreme, expressive and florid decorative detailing, normally found above the entrance on the main facade of a building.

Also see: California Churrigueresque, a revival style native to California, developed in the early 20th century by architects Bertram Goodhue and Carleton Winslow Sr. for the 1915 Panama-California Exposition in Balboa Park in San Diego.


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