Riomar Clubhouse Saint Edward's School

Riomar Clubhouse Saint Edward's School (HM2E4O)

Location: Vero Beach, FL 32963 Indian River County
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N 27° 38.46', W 80° 21.392'

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During the early 1920's, three Cleveland, Ohio physicians established Riomar as a private winter resort for themselves and their families. The facilities included a clubhouse and guest cottage on what is now Riomar Drive, a nine-hole golf course and a beach house. This building on Club Drive was the second clubhouse. It was built c. 1929, and is one of Vero Beach's oldest permanent structures on the barrier island betweenez the Indian River and the Atlantic Ocean. Its Mediterranean Revival style with a stucco exterior and perky cypress interior was popular in Florida during the 1920's land boom. A center for the area's social activities, Riomar attracted many permanent residents and winter visitors to Vero Beach.

In 1965 the c. 1929 clubhouse and guest cottages were purchased by Saint Edward's School, an Episcopal day school with 33 students, grades 5 through 8. In 1972 an Upper School campus was opened on A-1-A south of here. The clubhouse continued as Saint Edward's Lower School and now houses pre-kindergarten through grade 6. The building was renovated in 1988, but maintains its original character.
HM NumberHM2E4O
Year Placed1991
Placed BySaint Edward’s School in cooperation with the Florida Department of State
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Date Added Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 563476 N 3057600
Decimal Degrees27.64100000, -80.35653333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 38.46', W 80° 21.392'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 38' 27.6" N, 80° 21' 23.52" W
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Area Code(s)772
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 880 Old Oak Lane, Vero Beach FL 32963, US
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