Fort Lauderdale in Broward County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Frank Oliver also built: The Keystone Hotel, the first theater in the City (the Dade); he was the President of the first bank in Ft. Lauderdale; member of the Dade County Commission (prior to the creation of Broward County), and was a ft. Lauderdale City Commissioner.
The Oliver Building was larger than was needed for Oliver Brothers Company, and much of the building was rented to other businesses. The 1918 city directory (the first published) lists the following companies: Tyler's Confectionery; Oliver Brothers; Beck's Pharmacy; Guy Phipps news dealer; D.C. Alexander real estate; Broward Grocery Co.; C.C. Rodes seeds; R.W. Burch, D.D.S.;
Location. 26° 7.131′ N, 80° 8.643′ W. Marker is in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in Broward County. Marker can be reached from West Las Olas Boulevard east of Brickell Avenue/Southwest 1st Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is in an alley between two buildings. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Lauderdale FL 33301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonial Hotel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Museum Building Old Fort Lauderdale Village (about 600 feet away); King-Cromartie House (about 600 feet away); Early 19th Century British Admiralty Anchor (about 600 feet away); Philemon Nathaniel Bryan House (about 600 feet away); Replica 1899 School House (about 700 feet away); Shippey House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Lauderdale.
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