Melbourne in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Harbor City Hotel
In 1902, the East Coast Lumber and Supply Co. built its planing mill and novelty works at this site. A waterwheel powered by an artesian well created electricity for the mill.
In 1925, the Harbor City Hotel was built here. Estimated cost of the building was $150,000. The name was changed to Oleanders Hotel a few years later and eventually it became known as the Imperial Hotel. In the 1970's it was known as River House. The aging building was razed in 1991.
Location. 28° 7.87′ N, 80° 37.57′ W. Marker is in Melbourne, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is at the intersection of Pineapple Avenue and Eau Gallie Boulevard on Pineapple Avenue. Touch for map. At the west end of the Eau Gallie causeway near the west bound side. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Pineapple Avenue, Melbourne FL 32935, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Population on the Rise (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eau Gallie Public Library (about 400 feet away); Corner of Highland and Eau Gallie Blvd. Downtown Eau Gallie (about 400 feet away); Karrick's Grocery (about 400 feet away); Old City Hall Complex (about 500 feet away); Ginter Building (about 700 feet away); James Wadswsorth Rossetter House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Melbourne.
More about this marker. Marker is in front of Squid Lips Restaurant, easily viewed from the sidewalk.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2011, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 633 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 1, 2011, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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