Venice in Sarasota County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Ennes Arcade and Hotel Valencia 1926
The building originally housed, the Turner Company (a clothing store), Arcade Barber Shop, Florida Power & Light Company, G.B. Prime Hardware Company, Post Office, news stand for the Venice News and the Hotel Valencia, renamed in 1938 the El Patio Hotel. Purchased in 1948 by the W.L. Miles family, the El Patio Hotel is the only remaining in-town hotel of those built in the mid 1920s and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Erected 2000 by Venice Area Historical Society.
Location. 27° 5.987′ N, 82° 26.797′ W. Marker is in Venice, Florida, in Sarasota County. Marker is on West Venice Avenue east of Nassau Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This historical marker is affixed to the outside wall of the building, which is located in the middle of the downtown business district, across the street from the downtown public park / public
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kentucky Military Institute (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnson-Schoolcraft Building 1926 (about 400 feet away); Venice (about 400 feet away); San Marco Hotel (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Kentucky Military Institute (about 400 feet away); The Hotel Venice (about 500 feet away); Eagle Point Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lord - Higel House Restoration Project (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Venice.
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