• Hastings Community Center | Photo by Bullet, 2015

    Hastings Community Center

    Founded in 1890 as a farming community to supply the hotels of railroad magnate Henry Flagler with fresh potatoes, cabbage and other vegetables, the small town of Hastings proudly proclaimed itself the “Potato Capital of Florida.” With a population hovering around 600, its heyday was in the 50s and 60s. Since then, the potato fields […]

  • Jones Brothers Furniture Co. | Photo by Abandoned_Southeast, 2016

    Jones Brothers Furniture Company

    The Jones Brothers Furniture Company was founded in 1902, following the boom that occurred after the Great Fire of 1901. It was owned by W.G. and Michael K. Jones, who employed their younger brother R.L. Jones to work in the store. They had a building built in 1913 on Main Street which was later demolished […]

  • Tom Gaskins Cypress Knee Museum

    Tom Gaskins Cypress Knee Museum

    In 1930, Tom Gaskins moved his family from Arcadia to Palmdale, living on land acquired from Lykes Bros., a citrus There, he became fascinated with the “knees” of cypress trees – roots growths that rose out of the swampy waters. He would dig out the knees, steam, peel, and core them, then polish them to […]

  • Monroe Station | Bullet, 2014

    Monroe Station

    Built in 1928, Monroe Station was located on the Tamiami Trail, halfway between Miami and Naples, and was one of six waystations established by Barron Collier to service motorists traveling the newly constructed 107-mile section of the Tamiami Trail between Naples and Miami. Operated by husband-and-wife teams, these stations were situated every ten miles along […]

  • First Baptist Church | Bullet, 2015

    First Baptist Church

    First known as the Salem Baptist Church and better known as First Baptist Church, it was built in 1935 and is one of the oldest baptist churches in the city of Miami. In 1985, the church which was known as the First Baptist Church at the time, was bought by Yahweh ben Yahweh. He was […]

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First Baptist Church | Bullet, 2015

First Baptist Church

First known as the Salem Baptist Church and better known as First Baptist Church, it was built in 1935 and is one of the oldest baptist churches in the city of Miami. In 1985, the church which was known as the First Baptist Church at the time, was bought by Yahweh ben Yahweh. He was […]

Broward Correctional Institution | Photo by Bullet, 2014

Broward Correctional Institution

Located in Southwest Ranches, Broward Correctional Institution was opened in 1977 to house a male inmate population, but was converted to a maximum security facility for women. Female death row inmates were housed here until February 2003 when the female death row was moved to Lowell Correctional Institution in Ocala. One of the more notorious […]

Little Hollywood Playhouse

Note: This property has since been renovated. The photos included in this are to showcase how it used to look prior to the renovations. Beginning in 1933, the Little Theater of Hollywood produced plays at various locations all over Hollywood. The group disbanded during World War II, as casting during the draft was difficult. They […]

Old JEA Tower | Photo by Bullet, 2015

Old JEA Tower

Standing at 19-stories and 260 feet tall, the 262,000-square-foot building was completed in 1955 as the headquarters for the Independent Life and Accidental Insurance Building. The early-modernist, concrete-reinforced structure was designed by KBJ Architects, who also designed many other high-rise in Jacksonville such as the BB&T Bank Building and the Everbank Center. Granite, marble, and […]