Hotel Alcazar

Hotel Alcazar (HM24LB)

Location: St. Augustine, FL 32084 St. Johns County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 53.49', W 81° 18.84'

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Flagler Era, Built 1887-1889

The Hotel Alcazar was constructed by Henry Flagler, Standard Oil Company co-founder and developer of the Florida East Coast Railway. The Alcazar was part of a trio of Moorish and Spanish Renaissance Revival styled resorts that depicted Flagler's ideal of a "Riviera" in St. Augustine. The building was designed by New York architecture firm Carreer and Hastings and constructed by McQuire and McDonald Company of St. Augustine using cast concrete with coquina shell aggregate and terra Cotta features. The hotel closed in 1932 and was purchased by O.C. Lightner in 1947 to exhibit his collections. The building now serves as the Lightner Museum and City Hall.

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
HM NumberHM24LB
Placed ByCity of St. Augustine
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 7:03am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 469682 N 3306804
Decimal Degrees29.89150000, -81.31400000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 53.49', W 81° 18.84'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 53' 29.4" N, 81° 18' 50.4" W
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Area Code(s)904
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 80-96 Cordova St, St. Augustine FL 32084, US
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