Smith, H. W., Building - Punta Gorda, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member rogueblack
N 26° 56.188 W 082° 02.949
17R E 395846 N 2979830
Quick Description: An important building in the landscape of Punta Gorda's history.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 3/23/2008 9:28:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM3EHG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
Views: 14

Long Description:
According to the Florida's Office of Cultural and Historical Programswebsite:

    The H.W. Smith Building, also known as the Smith Arcade, was completed in 1926. The building is a Mission/ Mediterranean Revival style arcade. This type of structure was typically constructed in Florida pre-1930. During its tenure, it has served as a commercial space and as a post office.
Street address:
121 East Marion Ave
Punta Gorda, FL USA

County / Borough / Parish: Charlotte

Year listed: 1991

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1925-1949

Historic function: Commerce/Trade

Current function: Vacant/Not In Use

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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