Villa Zorayda

Villa Zorayda
Villa Zorayda./ Alan Sandercock, Flickr / CC BY 2.0
Private home of Boston millionaire Franklin W. Smith. It was built in 1883 in resemblance to the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. One of the first buildings in the world built of poured concrete and also one of the first Spanish Neo-Renaissance buildings. Beautiful interiors. Also the first example of fantasy architecture, characteristic for Florida.

Location, GPS coordinates: 29.89162 N 81.31514 W
Categories: Family houses, villas
Values: Architecture, Visual
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Where is located? North America, United States, Florida, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, King Street, Villa Zorayda Museum

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