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Florida Mid-Century Modern Buildings (page 1)

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former Diamond Cleaners
Clearwater, FL
Citrus Tower
Clermont, FL
This Diamond Cleaners building was constructed in 1965. It closed around 2015 and the building has been vacant since then. [map]

The Citrus Tower was built in 1956 as an observation tower above the local orange groves. It is 226 feet tall. [map]

Driftwood Animal Hospital
Daytona Beach, FL
The Driftwood Animal Hospital building was built in 1962. I don't know if this was the original tenant. [map]

Fire Station #4
Gainesville, FL
Fire Station #4 was built as a fallout shelter in 1964. The exterior walls and roof are concrete. [map]

Hallandale:
Diplomat Golf Resort & Spa

Pines Bar
Hilliard, FL
The Pines Bar was built in 1954. The building has been vacant since at least 2007. The "Bar" letters at the top of the pylon had neon originally. [map]

former Haydon Burns Library
Jacksonville, FL
The Haydon Burns Library was designed by Taylor Hardwick and built in 1965. The library closed in 2005 when a new library was built nearby. The building was nearly demolished in 2006. The building was being renovated for office space when these photos were taken in 2009. The building now houses the Jessie Ball duPont Center. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Downtown Post Office
Lakeland, FL
The Downtown Post Office appears to be from the 1950s. The panels on the building were a salmon color until painted blue around 2017. [map]

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