Saturday, January 30, 2010

Conrad-Caldwell House - Louisville, Kentucky

1402 St. James Court - This and the other photos from Louisville were taken back in 1999.  At the time I took no note of where they were taken and what an interesting challenge it was to try and find the location of these buildings ten years later.  My previous post for the Belvoir condiminiums was my starting point and by using street view in Google maps I managed to find most of the rest of the buildings I photographed.

The Conrad-Calwell House was built between 1892 and 1895.  The house is open for tours (though I have not visited it).  See their website

Friday, January 29, 2010

Cherokee Road Houses - Louisville, Kentucky

Cherokee Road - Three houses bordering Cherokee Park.

Winter Haven Hotel - Miami Beach, Florida

1400 Ocean Drive - The Winter Haven Hotel was designed by Albert A. Anis and dates from 1939.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Park Central Hotel & Imperial Hotel - Miami Beach, Florida

640 and 650 Ocean Drive - The Park Central Hotel from 1937 was designed by Henry Hohauser.  The Imperial Hotel from 1939 was designed by Lawrence Murray Dixon.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Industrial Building - Columbus, Ohio

1826 East Livingston Avenue - This great industrial building dates from 1949.

Streamlined facade with banded windows.

Fluted details between the windows.

I love these door handles.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Essex House - Miami Beach, Florida

1001 Collins Avenue - The Essex House dates from 1937 and was designed by Henry Hohauser.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Building - Haines City, Florida

801 Jones Avenue - There was nothing fantastic about this 1962 building overall but it had a couple of nice details like a great patterned block wall and a nice brick screen and planter.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Fairwind Hotel - Miami Beach, Florida

1000 Collins Avenue - The Fairwind Hotel (originally the Fairmont Hotel) dates from 1936 and was designed by Lawrence Murray Dixon.  It appears to currently be undergoing a renovation.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

House - Winter Haven, Florida

Evelyn Drive SE - This beautiful 1925 Mediterranean style home was for sale when I took these pictures back in June.  There are many nice details on the house.  The yard could use some work but as the last photo and the right side of the first photo show, there's a large Banyan tree in the yard which is really cool.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Kress - Orlando, Florida

The Kress building is L-shaped with facades on both Orange Avenue and Church Street.  These buildings can be found all over the country in various states of repair.  This particular one seems to be in fantastic condition.  The building dates from 1936 and was designed by Edward F. Sibbert.

15 West Church Street

130 South Orange Avenue

Underside of the awning.

In the arcade of the building.