Providence Street Homes

2624 Providence Street (1925)

The one-story house is perfectly symmetrical, with a columned portico announcing the entrance.  The wings on each side of the front door feature French doors, and the second-floor dormers and substantial square columns …

2632 Providence Street (1925)

This home remained in the Evans family for nearly 30 years.  The parcel of land was purchased on April 7, 1924, from Dean Development Company by Edward H. Evans and Mabel E. Evans for $1,891 …

2643 Providence Street (1923)

This Colonial revival style home features a Dutch gambrel roof, with a matching cottage at the rear.  In the 1920’s, the Colonial revival style and an architectural nostalgia for this early American era was in full flower …

2644 Providence Street (1924)

This Tudor Revival home features the exposed timbers, stucco siding and paned casement windows that are the hallmarks of this English style so popular in the 1920’s.  With 2,340 square feet, it is one …

2654 Providence Street (1922)

With 3,014 square feet, the house is one of most prominent homes in Dean Park.  Its elegant horizontal lines, extended by a spacious veranda on the easterly side of the house, reflect influences of the Prairie Style …

2674 Providence Street (1916)

This two-story home, built for Marvin F. Pixton and his wife Mabel, appears to be the first home built in Dean Park.  A News-Press article dated December 18, 1916, announces the purchase of “one of the beautiful lots …

2716 Providence Street (1926)

This Spanish revival home is a single-story house similar to one located at 2730 Rhode Island Avenue.  Typical of the Spanish revival style, the house features a graceful arched front porch (now enclosed) underneath …

2727 Providence Street (1919)

This frame bungalow was built for Neil Summers Storter and Betty Storter, who purchased the lot from Dean Development Company in March 1917 for $700, subject to a restriction that any house built there …

2728 Providence Street (1917)

This one-story bungalow, with its wrap-around porch and attic dormer, is one of the first homes built in Dean Park.  It was first conveyed by the Dean Development Company to Kent T. Smith by a deed recorded …

2737 Providence Street (1923)

This one-story bungalow has many classic Craftsman features:  the stucco pilings and tapered columns supporting the front porch, the wide roof eaves and exposed exterior rafters, double hung windows and …

2740 Providence Street (1921)

This bungalow features a gable over the entire front porch – typical of many bungalows – and a second gable, recessed from the front porch, for the second floor.  Craftsman features include a quadruple-column design…

2747 Providence Street (1925)

This handsome bungalow is one of the few brick bungalows constructed in Dean Park.   It also has many of the classic Craftsman features including the expansive front porch, exposed rafters, wide roof eaves …

2755 Providence Street (1921)

In 1921, John Dean’s United Construction Company conveyed this property to real estate developer Henry J. Case for $7,750 – a purchase price that signified a home had already been constructed on the lot … 

2762 Providence Street (1955)

The ranch home on this parcel was constructed by E. Clifford Crays and Lillian Crays of Cleveland, Ohio.  The Crays purchased this double-lot parcel in November 1953 as a site for their second home …

2763 Providence Street (1945)

This stucco cottage appears to represent a transitional period between the Florida bungalow and the Florida ranch.  Built in 1945, it has the trim lines and front picture window of a ranch.  At the same time …

2770 Providence Street (1969)

This 4-unit apartment building was constructed in 1969 on the northerly 100 feet of Lot 4 in Block I of Dean’s Subdivision.  The building has an “L” shape, with two units facing Providence Street and two units …

2773 Providence Street (1921)

This two-story home combines many Craftsman details — such as its massive porch columns, wide roof eaves and roof brackets – and the influence of the “American Foursquare” style.  The American Foursquare …

Dean Park Happenings

Dean Park Walking Tour – Every Day!

Dean Park Walking Tour – Every Day!

Dean Park, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Fort Myers, invites you to take a self-guided walking tour past our many historic homes.  Walking tour brochures are located in a kiosk located at the Providence Street entrance to the Dean Park Triangle, a small park at...

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Dean Park Holiday Stroll – December 5-25

Dean Park Holiday Stroll – December 5-25

Dean Park, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Fort Myers, is celebrating its centennial this year with a 100th Anniversary Holiday Stroll on December 5th – 25th, with visitors invited between 9 am and 9 pm daily.  The Holiday Stroll is FREE to all! Self-guided walking...

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Progressive Dinner – January 25, 2020

Progressive Dinner – January 25, 2020

Join your neighbors for a multi-course dinner that starts at one home and progresses to other homes throughout the neighborhood with each course.  Each diner will receive a Dean Park Historic District glass for the evening for his/her $10 contribution.  Space is...

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Neighborhood Clean-up – Fall 2020

Neighborhood Clean-up – Fall 2020

Help clean up the neighborhood with friends and neighbors.  Meet at the 'Triangle' at 9:30 am on Saturday, ______, and bring work gloves, rakes and trash bags.  Barry Starke will be on hand to coordinate the cleanup.  Contact him at earthdgn@aol.com to RSVP. ...

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Bar-B-Q & Blues  – April 18, 2020

Bar-B-Q & Blues – April 18, 2020

Don't miss our fabulous BAR-B-Q & BLUES block party on Saturday, April 18th, from 4 pm to 7 pm under the banyan tree at the home of Donna Ellswick and Tom Palazzo, 2721 Rhode Island Avenue.  This year, we welcome back our neighbor, George Mitchell and his friend Bill...

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