After the suspicious fire at the historic Putnam Hotel earlier this year, just weeks after it was sold, I figured I’d better get by there again to get some more snaps before it falls to the inevitable, regardless of what the new owners say.
Update from March 30, 2015 – The Ming Tree has been demolished and construction is underway on its replacement, Maddio’s Pizza, plus a few other stores.
When I was a kid back in the 70’s there was pretty much one “major” shopping center in DeLand: Woodland Plaza. This place had everything. It had a Roses, it had a Winn Dixie (or was it a Pantry Pride, or maybe both at different points…), it had a Super-X drugstore (which sounds like an…
The day after Black Friday 2018, so Black Saturday?, what I would guess is still traditionally a busy shopping day, we risked a trip to what was once known as The Tallahassee Mall, now The Center of Tallahassee (even though its on the north side of town…), thinking that since the Big Game (UF/FSU) was…
Built in 1956, the Seahorse Inn evidently can be yours for somewhere between $800K and $3M, at least based on the numbers in this article from 2015. As of this week there are still “For Sale” signs on it, so if you’ve dreamed of owning a seaside (well, one block away) resort, now is your chance!
Something a little different to look at today: a “tourist” map of Central Florida from 1993 provided by Pringle Development of Leesburg, FL. A full-size version of the map can be found here.