Polk Hotel - Haines City, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife
N 28° 06.410 W 081° 37.455
17R E 438682 N 3109194
Quick Description: Also known as Palm Crest Hotel and now home to Landmark Baptist College.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 5/20/2009 10:10:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM6E95
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 17

Long Description:
The Polk Hotel is an example of Italian Renaissance Revival architecture. It is 9 stories tall and was the first skyscraper built in Haines City and is still one of the largest buildings in the city. It is a reminder of the economic development that went on in the community at the time of the land boom. It is now home to Landmark Baptist College.
Street address:
800--810 Hinson Ave
Haines City, FL USA

County / Borough / Parish: Polk

Year listed: 1994

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

Periods of significance: 1925-1949

Historic function: Domestic

Current function: Education

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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