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Florida Mid-Century Modern Roofs & Canopies (page 1)

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Bradenton:
Mister Donut

Canaveral Cruise Parking
Cape Canaveral, FL
These double canopies at Canaveral Cruise Parking were built in 1963. They were probably used for a gas station originally. By the late 1960s, it was housing King Car & Truck Rental. In the early 2000s, there was an auto repair shop here. [map]

Americana Motor Inn [gone]
Fort Lauderdale, FL
The Americana Motor Inn was built in 1965, designed by McKirahan & Russell. It had a tent-like, seven-pointed, folded-plane concrete roof. It later became the Best Western Marina Inn and Yacht Harbor. In 2006, there was talk of moving the structure. However, it was demolished in 2007.

Mendoza Tire Services
Jacksonville, FL
ACE Cash Express
Jacksonville, FL
The Mendoza Tire Services building was built in 1969. Does anyone know what was here originally? [map]

The ACE Cash Express building is probably from the 1960s. I don't know what was here originally. I suspect it was a restaurant. [map]

Hedges Family Eco Center
Naples, FL
The Hedges Family Eco Center was built in the early 1960s as a Visitors Center, operated by the Naples Chamber of Commerce. The building was restored from 2001-2002. In 2005, it was renamed the Hedges Family Eco Center. The building serves as an educational center. [map]

Plaza Motel
Panama City Beach, FL
2005:
The Plaza Motel office features a 1960s-looking folded plate roof. [map]

David Johnson's [gone]
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
David Johnson's was a restaurant. The building was later used as a landscaping stone store. The building appeared to be abandoned when this photo was taken in 2009. It had been demolished by 2013.

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