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Orlando Sun Resort | Photo © 2021 James Gilliland

Orlando Sun Resort

Inside the Orlando Sun Resort on Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy. Photo courtesy of James Gilliland The Orlando Sun Resort and Convention Center first opened in 1972 as the Hyatt Orlando Resort. The resort...

Brooksville Headless Brontosaurus | Photo © 2020 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Brooksville Headless Brontosaurus

Located in Brooksville, the unfinished sculpture of a brontosaurus was the work of August Herwede who lived in the house on the property behind the dinosaur. August was born September 21, 1886, and...

Surfside Hotel | Photo © 2011 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Surfside Hotel

Located in Daytona Beach, the Surfside Hotel was built in 1974 and owned by Bray & Gillespie Inc., a Daytona Beach real-estate company that at one time owned dozens of beachside hotels, including...

BB Ann's Country Kitchen | Photo © 2019 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

BB Ann’s Country Kitchen

A gift shop and gas station was located just past the former BB Ann’s Country Kitchen Located in White Springs off of I-75, BB Ann’s Country Kitchen, Pub and Arcade was constructed in...

North Dade Detention Center | Photo © 2019 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

North Dade Detention Center

  The facility has been heavily vandalized and has suffered a considerable amount of storm damage. The North Dade Detention Center located in Miami opened in 1974 as part of a master plan involving...

The Foam Dome Home | Photo © 2016 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

The Foam Dome Home

  Photo by Mark Cohen, 1970s Nestled amongst the pine trees, bamboo, and fern-filled forest near Santa Fe College in Gainesville, the dome house was envisioned, designed, and constructed by Mark...

Cuki the Melbourne Ghost Ship | Photo © 2018 Bullet

Cuki the Melbourne ‘Ghost Ship’

  Signs were placed around the boat warning people to stay off the boat Following Hurricane Irma, a morning jogger reported a sailboat named Cuki stranded on a beach in Melbourne. It had come from...

Space Shuttle External Fuel Tank | Photo © 2015 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Space Shuttle External Fuel Tank

  The fuel pod has been deemed too large to be transported through the road system Sitting out near the docks of Green Cove Springs is a full-scale model of one of the Space Shuttle’s external...

The Strand at Clearwater | Photo by JB, 2017

The Strand at Clearwater

Completed in 1972, this 16-story former office building was first known as the 1100 Building located just on the outskirts of downtown Clearwater. Espacio USA, an arm of the wealthy Spanish real...

Old Amazon Hose and Rubber Co. Warehouse | Photo © 2012 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Old Amazon Hose and Rubber Co. Warehouse

According to the company website: “Rubber hoses made back in the early 1900s were comprised of pure gum rubber tapped from the Amazonian trees, which often grow more than 100 feet high. The...

Islamorada UFO House | Photo © 2016 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Islamorada UFO House

  One of the home’s unique features was the swimming pool which was built within the middle of the home Located in Islamorada, the “UFO House” has always been a landmark of the area...

Big Bend Jai Alai Fronton | Photo © 2011, www.abandonedfl.com

Big Bend Jai Alai Fronton

Short History of Jai Alai Big Bend Jai Alai is a relic of what is now considered a rather obscure sport, was once the fastest spectator sport in the world. Jai alai started in the Basque region of...

Port Malabar Bowling Center | Photo © 2014 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Port Malabar Bowling Center

Originally known as Port Malabar Lanes, the 24 lane bowling alley opened in 1972 at 2170 Port Malabar Blvd NE, Palm Bay, Florida. At the time, it was Palm Bay’s only bowling center until the...

Broward Correctional Institution | Photo © 2014 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Broward Correctional Institution

The prison’s chapel and meeting hall Located in Southwest Ranches in Broward County, the Broward Correctional Institution was opened in 1977 to house a male inmate population but was converted...

Jungleland Zoo | Photo © 2018 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Jungleland Zoo

  Photo Credit: Mykl Roventine, circa 1990s – Alligatorland Zoo was renamed to Jungleland Zoo in 1995, with many of the original remaining including the giant gator statue. Irlo Bronson...

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