Key West's Duval Street

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Journey from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico through the pulsing heart of historic Key West that is Duval Street! Duval Street in Key West, Florida, is one of the most legendary avenues in the United States. This iconic thoroughfare has seen everyone from Ulysses S. Grant to Ernest Hemingway. Collecting remarkable archival photographs, Images of America: Key West's Duval Street features famous buildings such as Key West's Oldest House, St. Paul's Church, the Southernmost House, the Strand Theater, the San Carlos Institute, and La Concha Hotel. Fabled bars and restaurants like Sloppy Joe's and the Bull & Whistle also don this iconic stretch. This book celebrates the irrepressible spirit and heritage of a much-beloved American destination.
ISBN: 9781467126854
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Florida
Series: Images of America
Images: 204
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author Laura Albritton has written for the Miami Herald, Harvard Review, Sculpture magazine, the Florida Keys Weekly, and the blog Authentic Florida. Her books include the guide Miami for Families and Marathon: The Middle Keys, cowritten with Jerry Wilkinson. Florida Keys historian Jerry Wilkinson first arrived in Key West in 1947. Today, he serves on the board of the Historic Florida Keys Foundation and the Florida Keys History & Discovery Center and is president of the Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys. He also coauthored Arcadia titles Key Largo and Islamorada.
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