Circa 1926Ephraim M. Baynard built several commercial buildings and at least two residences in the City of Auburndale. Following a great fire in 1915 that destroyed the business district of Auburndale, Baynard eventually rebuilt his commercial building located on East Park Street in 1926. An addition to the original building was constructed in 1932. The name "Baynard" appears on the cornice of the building in reference to its original owner. Over many years, ornamental details have been added to the building on an attempt to impart a Mediterranean Revival style. The building has been home to professional offices, restaurants, local retail and service businesses. The Park Movie Theater was the first commercially operated motion picture establishment in Auburndale making its home in the Baynard Retail Building.
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|Placed By||City of Auburndale, Auburndale Community Redevelopment Agency, Auburndale Historic Preservation Commission, Centennial Celebration Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, March 21st, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 422577 N 3104765|
|Decimal Degrees||28.06601667, -81.78790000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 28° 3.961', W 81° 47.274'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||28° 3' 57.66" N, 81° 47' 16.44" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 300-352 FL-559, Auburndale FL 33823, US|
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