First Spanish Colonial Period, Built 1763, enlarged by 1788This building is significant for its Spanish and British Colonial architectural influences and in 1954 became one of the first examples of a private residence to undergo a documented restoration. Characteristics of the "St. Augustine Plan" of residential architecture include the rectangular form, projecting balcony, side entry into the private courtyard, and an inner loggia or porch. These features are unique adaptations to the climate and used locally available materials of coquina stone with stucco finish and wood. The careful restorations interprets the building as it existed during the Second Spanish Period. Designed as a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
|Placed By||City of St. Augustine|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 8th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 469991 N 3306397|
|Decimal Degrees||29.88783333, -81.31078333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 53.27', W 81° 18.647'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 53' 16.2" N, 81° 18' 38.82" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 31 St Francis St, Saint Augustine FL 32084, US|
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