Circa 1922This building is one of only three remaining historical buildings on Brickell Avenue, the first commercial street of Ft. Lauderdale. Constructed as the Divans Hotel in 1922, this building is the oldest surviving structure in Ft. Lauderdale built as a hotel and remaining in that continuous use until its acquisition by the School Board in 1983. It was renamed the Colonial Hotel in the early 1930s, the name it retained until 1972. As the Bivans Hotel it contained the Palm Cafe and Electric Maid Bake Shop.
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|Date Added||Monday, December 12th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 585519 N 2889261|
|Decimal Degrees||26.12006667, -80.14461667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 26° 7.204', W 80° 8.677'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||26° 7' 12.24" N, 80° 8' 40.62" W|
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|Area Code(s)||954, 352, 561, 754, 786|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 300 SW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale FL 33301, US|
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