Casa Rio - Ft. Myers, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers
N 26° 37.955 W 081° 52.877
17R E 412278 N 2946043
Quick Description: Located just south of the Edison & Ford Winter Estates on McGregor Blvd. in Ft. Myers, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 8/20/2010 6:49:11 PM
Waymark Code: WM9GX1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 10

Long Description:
1925. Mission/Spanish Colonial Revival. Achitects Van Ryn and de Gelleke, principals in one of the most prominent architectural firms in Wisconsin from the late 1890s to the mid 1930s, designed Casa Rio for C.W. Stribley. Stribley was a wealthy paper manufacturer who selected the site for Casa Rio after visiting Thomas Edison at his winter estate. Casa Rio is an exemplary example of the Mission/Colonial Revival style and is the only known design by the firm of Van Ryn and de Gelleke in Florida. Private. N.R. 1996.

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Street address:
2424 McGregor Boulevard
Ft. Myers, FL USA

County / Borough / Parish: Lee

Year listed: 1996

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1925-1949

Historic function: Domestic

Current function: Domestic

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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