Various Authors noon, Dec. 14
Casa de Bandini, Old Town. Juan Bandini built the original single-story adobe house in 1829.
Posted May 25, 2000
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The Mission myth debunked
Shaping mud into adobe bricks was brought to the Americas by the Spanish, who had learned it from the Moors. But adobe was a material Pueblo culture had worked with before, although not in the efficient brick form.