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Florida Mid-Century Modern Buildings (page 3)

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Pompano Beach:
St. Clairs Cafeteria [vintage]

Sanford Auto Company [gone]
Sanford, FL
The Sanford Auto Company, a repair garage, appeared vacant when these photos were taken in 2009. It was demolished in 2011. The building originally housed Butte Knit Clothing, a manufacturing business. It may have been inspired by the Palacio da Alvorada which was designed by Oscar Niemeyer.

Post Office
Sarasota, FL
This Post Office was designed by Victor Lundy and built in 1964. For more, see this website. [map]

shopping center
Sarasota, FL
This shopping center building was built in 1954. [map]

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Sarasota, FL
The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall was designed by William Wesley Peters and opened in 1969. [map]

Hertz
St. Pete Beach, FL
This Hertz car rental location was probably built in the 1960s or 1970s. I don't know what this building housed originally. [map]

Williams Park Bandshell
St. Petersburg, FL
The Williams Park Bandshell was designed by William B. Harvard and built in 1954. [map]

Post Office
St. Petersburg, FL
The Euclid Station Post Office was built in 1961. [map]

Masonic Temple
St. Petersburg, FL
The Masonic Temple was built in 1955. I believe this sign was installed then. In 2021, plans were approved to demolish the building and install a high-rise tower with condos and commercial space. The owner intends to donate the sign to a Masonic Lodge. [map]

More St. Petersburg:
St. Petersburg Pier: 1, 2 [gone]

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