First Avenue Homes

2716 First Street (1925)

In the 1920’s, First Street was known as “Millionaire’s Row,” and many Fort Myers businessmen and professionals constructed homes along with palm-lined thoroughfare.  The once-elegant house …

2706 First Street (1919)

In the 1920’s, First Street was called “Millionaires’ Row” because of the many grand homes built along this prestigious, palm-lined street.  This home, built for Dr. Gordon F. Henry and …

2666 First Street (1959)

For many years, this lot at the corner of Cranford Avenue and First Street stood vacant.   On April 10, 1920, Dean Development Company sold the Lot 1 to an investor for $1000 …

2608 First Street (1955)

This mid-century modern duplex includes the many popular features of the ranch homes being constructed throughout Fort Myers during the 1950’s:  a horizontal profile under a low-slung roof …

2590 First Street (circa 1917)

Now the site of Ben-Mar Condominium, this parcel was once the home of Harry Poe Johnson, a Chicago native who first came to Lee County and owned groves of mangos …

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