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Historic Central Coast Homes Purchased For $1 And Relocated To Make Way For Cancer Center

Heavy equipment and a game plan that's been months in the making led to an overnight move of one of two historic 1920's-era homes in Santa Barbara from West Pueblo Street to West Figueroa.

The homes were purchased for $1 by developer Mark Meza, who agreed to subsidize the cost of moving them to their new locations, where he hopes to make them rental properties.

One home made the journey in sections, while the second got held up because parking was too tight of a squeeze.

The Pueblo Street site will be rebuilt as a Cancer Center of Santa Barbara community center.

Groundbreaking for that $60 million project will begin in August.