"Palm Beach: An Architectural Legacy" 2002 EARL, Polly Anne

EARL, Polly Anne

[240] pp.



11 3/8" x 11 3/8"

In 1894, Palm Beach leaped to world prominence as a winter playground with the completion of Henry Morrison Flagler's Royal Poinciana Hotel. In 1920's

Palm Beach's
extravagant lifestyle reached its height, and grand sprawling Mediterranean-style mansions abounded. By the 1980s, financial prosperity and an economic boom, which was accompanied by an onslaught of redevelopment, threatened Palm Beach's world famous architectural heritage.

2 available