1511 Palm Avenue (1923)

1511 Palm Avenue (1923)

1511 Palm Avenue in 1927 1511 Palm Avenue today Home of Mary F. Hill & and M. Florence “Flossie” Hill This style of Craftsman home has been nick-named the “Airplane” because of the recessed second floor that appears to “fly” under its broad roof eaves.  The house...
1517 Palm Avenue (1949)

1517 Palm Avenue (1949)

Home of Carl Nelson Haaheim & Sara Haaheim For thirty-seven years, this ranch on Billy’s Creek was the home of Louis H. Furen, Jr. who had lived in Dean Park for most of his life.  Mr. Furen’s ties to Dean Park date from 1941, when his father, Louis H. Furen,...
1524 Palm Avenue (1954)

1524 Palm Avenue (1954)

Home of Col. Esher C. Burkart This ranch home was constructed in 1954 for Col. Esher C. Burkart, who retired from the Army in 1954 and came to Fort Myers.  A newspaper article in the News-Press discussed his military career, which started with his graduation from West...
1525 Palm Avenue (1922)

1525 Palm Avenue (1922)

Home of Frank H. Tichenor & Laura B. Tichenor – ‘Shangri La’ The frame vernacular home now situated on this property is known locally as “Shangri La” and is very much in the “Old Florida” style, with two porches surrounding the home and extended roofs to provide...
1526 Palm Avenue (1922)

1526 Palm Avenue (1922)

1576 Palm Avenue in 1969 Home of Andrew A. Colbert & Ellen S. Colbert This two-story Craftsman style home appears on the Sanborn Insurance Company map of 1922 and is labeled as a two-story building with a notation “auto 1st.”  This efficient arrangement – a first...
1536 Palm Avenue (1947)

1536 Palm Avenue (1947)

Accessory Dwelling of Charles A. Powell, Jr. & Eudora K. Powell The 1922 Sanborn Insurance Company map shows this two-story stucco dwelling began as a one-story garage located at the rear of the home constructed by Joseph W. Hill at 2773 Providence Street.  Both...