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Melbourne in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ginter Building

 
 
Ginter Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, November 4, 2011
1. Ginter Building Marker
Inscription. In 1926 the Ginter Building was constructed by Clifford Ginter. It was built as a professional building with natural wood floors and high ceilings. The Ginter Building went up during an era of expansion in Eau Gallie, the Florida land boom of the 1920's.

There were no doors or windows on the north side of the building because the railroad cut was there. The Ginter's later acquired the cut. The north section of the building had been used as a store. Several doctors had their offices in the Ginter Building but then Eau Gallie went flat in the 1930's. Clifford and Hazel Ginter eventually moved into the building for 17 years and opened a private nursery school downstairs, possibly the first children's nursery in Eau Gallie.
 
Location. 28° 7.924′ N, 80° 37.681′ W. Marker is in Melbourne, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is on Highland Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1540 Highland Avenue, Melbourne FL 32935, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old City Hall Complex (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Paul's United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away); Old Eau Gallie Post Office and Surrounding Area
Ginter Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, November 4, 2011
2. Ginter Building Marker
(about 300 feet away); Karrick's Grocery (about 400 feet away); Advent Christian Church (about 400 feet away); Population on the Rise (about 400 feet away); Eau Gallie Public Library (about 600 feet away); Downtown Eau Gallie (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Melbourne.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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