2673 Rhode Island Avenue (1926)

2673 Rhode Island Avenue (1926)

2673 Rhode Island Avenue circa 1930 2673 Rhode Island today Home of Vernon G. Widerquist & Johnette O. Widerquist This bungalow is a classic example of the Craftsman style, with massive tapered porch columns, a gracious front porch, roof brackets under broad...
2685 Rhode Island Avenue (1924)

2685 Rhode Island Avenue (1924)

2685 Rhode Island Avenue Winter Home of William A. McCallum Home This two-story home and its neighbor at 2721 Rhode Island Avenue, the Robb House, feature architectural details that reflect the English origins of the Craftsman style.  In this home, they include the...
2706 Rhode Island Avenue (1955)

2706 Rhode Island Avenue (1955)

2706 Rhode Island in 1961 2706 Rhode Island Avenue today Home of Samuel A. Graham & Susan H. Graham This spacious lot, located next to Dean Park’s “Triangle,” was one of several lots that was still owned by Dean Development Company after the death of John Morgan...
2720 Rhode Island Avenue (1926)

2720 Rhode Island Avenue (1926)

2720 Rhode Island Avenue Home of Dr. William H. Grace & Annie L. Grace This two-story traditional home was completed in 1926 for Dr. William H. Grace, his wife Annie Lee Grace, and their three children.  The Grace family lived here until they moved to 71 First...
2721 Rhode Island Avenue (1920)

2721 Rhode Island Avenue (1920)

2721 Rhode Island Avenue in 1995 2721 Rhode Island Avenue Home of Virgil C. Robb & Ellen S. Robb Comfortably centered on three lots, the Robb home is in the Arts and Crafts style, with an “eyebrow” roof over the front door reminiscent of English cottages.  A...
2730 Rhode Island Avenue (1925)

2730 Rhode Island Avenue (1925)

2730 Rhode Island Avenue Summer Home of Reynolds W. & Irene E. Vredenburgh This Spanish revival style home is almost identical in design to the house at 2716 Providence Street.  Its asymmetrical design is dominated by a projected porch, and its entry court...
2740 Rhode Island Avenue (1922)

2740 Rhode Island Avenue (1922)

2740 Rhode Island Avenue in 1959 2740 Rhode Island Avenue today Home of J. Rescoe Parker & Daisy Parker After this two-story bungalow was substantially damaged by fire several years ago, it was elevated approximately four feet on the site and enlarged by an...
2750 Rhode Island Avenue (1924)

2750 Rhode Island Avenue (1924)

2750 Rhode Island Avenue Home of Charles P. Staley & Alice Staley This eclectic home has a dramatic, windowed façade with many Craftsman details.  The large living room features high ceilings and exposed wooden beams that suggest the Spanish revival style.  The...
2751 Rhode Island Avenue (1920)

2751 Rhode Island Avenue (1920)

2751 Rhode Island Avenue circa 1940 2751 Rhode Island Avenue Home of Prof. Thomas H. Jones & Bessie Jones Home This one-story bungalow is among the earliest homes to be constructed in Dean Park.  Some of the home’s original features include a pressed tin roof and...
2760 Rhode Island Avenue (1921)

2760 Rhode Island Avenue (1921)

2760 Rhode Island Avenue circa 1990 2760 Rhode Island Avenue today Home of Charles P. Staley & Alice Haley In 1996, as shown in the photo above, this bungalow includes classic Craftsman-style features:  an expansive front porch with tapered columns, a center...
2761 Rhode Island Avenue (1955)

2761 Rhode Island Avenue (1955)

2761 Rhode Island Avenue in 1960 2761 Rhode Island Avenue today Home of Herman J. Burks & Velma R. Burks On March 13, 1922, Dean Development Company sold this parcel to Fort Myers developer Henry C. Case by for $1,350, subject to a restriction that any house...
2770 Rhode Island Avenue (1930)

2770 Rhode Island Avenue (1930)

2770 Rhode Island Avenue Cottage of Annie D. Allred This small, 942-square-foot cottage faces Palm Avenue, but its legal address is 2770 Rhode Island Avenue and its large side yard extends all the way to that street. On September 17, 1923, the lot was sold by Dean...
2771 Rhode Island Avenue (1922)

2771 Rhode Island Avenue (1922)

2771 Rhode Island Avenue Home of Bard L. Hendry & Mary B. Hendry This bungalow was constructed by John Dean’s construction company, United Construction Company.  Its classic Craftsman style includes tapered pediments at each corner of the front porch. Although...
2781 Rhode Island Avenue (1926)

2781 Rhode Island Avenue (1926)

2781 Rhode Island Avenue Home of Henry & Jennie L. Colquitt This outstanding Craftsman home is one of the few homes in Dean Park built of brick.  Its style is known as the “Airplane” style because of the recessed second floor that appears to “fly” under its broad...