Michigan Avenue Homes

2610 Michigan Avenue (1920)

This Craftsman-style bungalow is typical of many bungalows on Michigan Avenue.  It has a low-pitched roof line, deeply overhanging eaves, exposed rafters under the eaves and a front porch beneath the …

2615-17 Michigan Avenue (1955)

The ranch-style duplex constructed on this parcel is virtually identical to its “twin” constructed at 1531 Evans Avenue.  Its large jalousie windows, very much in style in the 1950’s …

2616 Michigan Avenue (1921)

This two-story Craftsman home has a metal roof and wood shake siding.  Its central doorway is flanked by three windows on each side, and this cluster of three windows is repeated in the attic gable. This home, like all …

2622 Michigan Avenue (1921)

The bungalow includes classic Craftsman-style features:  a front porch and centered front door, with double-hung windows on either side of the door.  Its second floor dormers create light and space for …

2627 Michigan Avenue (1942)

On May 16, 1941, Thomas Veal III and his wife, Juanita Meguiar Veal, purchased this 60-by-180-foot parcel and constructed the one-story cottage there.  The cottage has remained in the family and …

2630 Michigan Avenue (1922)

The bungalow is a perfectly symmetrical bungalow with classic Craftsman-style features:  front porch supported by double columns, exposed roof rafters, a centered front door with double-hung …

2635 Michigan Avenue (1921)

This bungalow, with its columned front porch, includes the classic Craftsman front porch and exposed roof rafters.  Its first owner was George W. Capling, a florist and landscape architect, who lived here …

2636 Michigan Avenue (1923)

As shown on early photos, this two-story home was constructed in the Florida vernacular style, with a deep front porch designed to keep the house cool in warm weather.  It has been remodeled extensively …

2642 Michigan Avenue (1957)

Like its its neighbor on 2668 Michigan, this ranch duplex features horizontal lines under a low-slung roof.  It incorporates two carport areas in the enclosed area between the two units.  The front doors are …

2645 Michigan Avenue (circa 1950)

This modest one-story cottage was constructed in 1950, according to Lee County tax records.  It replaced an earlier one-story home that was located on the parcel and was shown on the 1922 …

2647 Michigan Avenue (1928)

This two-story home is an example of the “American Foursquare” style, an American house style popular from the mid-1890’s to the late 1930’s.  Like Craftsman homes, it was a reaction to the ornate and …

2657 Michigan Avenue (1926)

This bungalow, with its arched front porch and elegant lines, is a particularly gracious example of the Craftsman style.  Its stucco siding was a popular choice for many Dean Park homes. Its outstanding Craftsman …

2658-60 Michigan Avenue (1928)

This 1,500-square-foot house is a classic bungalow, with a hipped roof, wide front porch with center doorway, and attic dormer located in the center of the roof. The property, like all Dean Park homes on …

2668 Michigan Avenue (1957)

This ranch-style duplex and the identical “mirror image” duplex constructed at 1610-12 Cranford Avenue were both constructed in 1957.  The owner, Derick S. Hartshorn, had purchased two adjacent lots …

2675 Michigan Avenue (1920)

This one-story bungalow at the corner Michigan and Cranford Avenue was the first of two homes in Dean Park owned by Harry C. Stucky and his wife, Ellen Mary Stucky.  Mr. Stucky was a prominent Fort Myers …

2705 Michigan Avenue (1956)

This double lot was originally the site of a five-room two-story home and rear garage apartment probably constructed by Henry C. Case, who purchased and then developed about a dozen lots …

2716 Michigan Avenue (1926)

This brick apartment building is typical of an apartment building style that became popular in Fort Myers during the 1920’s.  Each of the four apartments has an open-air porch.  The Art Deco influence is …

2721 Michigan Avenue (1923)

This Craftsman bungalow is one of about a dozen homes built in Dean Park by Fort Myers developer Henry C. Case.  The house includes the tapered porch columns typical of many bungalow porches …

2727-29 Michigan Avenue (1941)

The modest cottage on this property was built in 1941 by Louis H. Furen, Jr. and his wife, Alma.  In 1925, this parcel was sold by Dean Development Company to H.C. Case for $1,200 …

2732 Michigan Avenue (1946)

This ranch home was constructed for Sam M. Thomas and his wife, Kathryn, who purchased the parcel on January 26, 1946.  By the end of 1946, the home was completed, according to the Lee County tax records …

2733 Michigan Avenue (1922)

The “bones” of this modest three-bedroom bungalow remain intact.  However, its porch has been remodeled over the years and includes slender brick columns and a partially enclosed porch …

2739 Michigan Avenue (1947)

This one-story home is one of several residences built on Michigan Avenue in the 1940’s.  Its transitional style includes traditional double-hung windows, in grouping of three, and a centered front door …

2747 Michigan Avenue (1924)

With two front gables, this bungalow also has the tapered columns and roof brackets are typical of the Craftsman style.  Its wrap-around porch offers a gracious location to relax in warm weather …

2748 Michigan Avenue (1945)

The original cottage at 2748 Michigan Avenue was a modest one-bedroom structure.  Over the years, the garage and front porch were enclosed and another addition was constructed ….

2758 Michigan Avenue (1960)

This ranch was constructed in 1960 for Fort Myers’ Fire Chief Floyd A. Shellabarger and his wife, Leo W. Shellabarger.  Typical of the ranch style, it features horizontal lines and a modest front door …

2759 Michigan Avenue (1924)

This is one of at least six bungalows constructed on Michigan Avenue by Fort Myers developer Henry C. Case.  It is virtually identical to the bungalow constructed next door at 2747 Michigan Avenue, both

2775 Michigan Avenue (1924)

This is one of at least six bungalows constructed in Dean Park by Fort Myers developer Henry C. Case.  This bungalow, with its wrap-around porch, tapered porch columns and “eyebrow” window in the roof, is …

2790 Michigan Avenue (1955)

This cottage was one of several cottages built on Michigan Avenue in the 1950’s.  This home, with its hipped roof, is similar to the house built across the street at 2739 Michigan in 1947, but with elements more …

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