Photographs of the Clifton Rice House in West Palm Beach.


Image Number

  • MSF-PB2177

Year

  • 1995

Series Title

General Note

  • Built as a two-story residence in 1927 with the third story added in 1929. Later added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on April 26, 1996 as a contributing property to the Flamingo Park Historic Residential District.
  • Slides identified: 1. A driveway occupies the extreme west portion of the property. The surface of the driveway is formed of broken bits of tile, laid in a random rubble fashion. The drive has a gradual rise from the street, and is flanked on the west by a terraced landscaped area and on the east by a low-grade flight of steps, 2. Interior detail, living room; view looking northeast, 3. The primary entrance, featuring a pecky cypress door, is set back on the west side of the main facade. It is recessed in an arched opening and approached by a low flight of steps. A small niche is located over the entrance. Tile covers the approach to the entrance, the steps, and the adjacent driveway, 4. close-up view of tiled walkway next to garage, 5. cast stone water fountain with a gargoyle face spewing water, 6. The main facade of the Clifton Rice House faces north and is dominated by a projecting one-story block with a front facing gable. In profile, the gable has a salt-box appearance, with one slope of the roof longer than the other, 7. West elevation on right, main (north) facade on left; view looking southeast, 8. Detail, main (north) facade of garage/apartment, showing stairway to second floor; view looking southwest, 9. Detail, courtyard, view looking southwest, 10. Detail, courtyard, view looking south, 11. Rear (south) elevation, showing porch and courtyard; view looking north, 12. Rear (south) elevation, showing additions; view looking northeast, 13. view of backyard looking east, 14. west side of house, 15. A large ornamental window is centered below the roof ridge. The window is set in a rectangular tile surround with a geometric design; the smaller, fixed, upper pane, however, terminates in a flattened arch. The lower sash is also a single fixed pane. A stained glass panel has been hung in the upper sash area. A small, tile quatrefoil is placed above the window. East of this large window is a small tiled panel. Further to the east is a key-shaped window containing a pastel, marbleized, opalescent glass known as Kokomo glass, 16. close-up view of northeast corner, 17. Main (north) facade, view looking south, 18. The main facade of the Clifton Rice House faces north and is dominated by a projecting one-story block with a front facing gable. In profile, the gable has a salt-box appearance, with one slope of the roof longer than the other, 19. The main facade of the Clifton Rice House faces north and is dominated by a projecting one-story block with a front facing gable. In profile, the gable has a salt-box appearance, with one slope of the roof longer than the other, 20. East elevation on left, main (north) facade on right; view looking southwest, 21. Detail, courtyard, view looking south, 22. Main (north) facade, view looking south, 23. Detail, main (north) facade, showing key-shaped window, and tile panel, view looking southeast, 24. Rear (south) elevation, showing porch and courtyard; view looking north, 25. backyard view looking northeast, 26. close-up view showing tile panel on garage, 27. close-up view of tile work in courtyard, 28. Garage/Apartment, Main (North) facade; view looking south, 29. tiled walkway next to garage, 30. Interior detail, living room; view looking northeast, 31. Detail, main (north) facade, showing primary entrance; view looking south, 32. A large ornamental window is centered below the roof ridge. The window is set in a rectangular tile surround with a geometric design; the smaller, fixed, upper pane, however, terminates in a flattened arch. The lower sash is also a single fixed pane. A stained glass panel has been hung in the upper sash area. A small, tile quatrefoil is placed above the window. East of this large window is a small tiled panel, 33. Rear (south) elevation, showing porch and courtyard; view looking north, 34. close-up view of a window, 35. West elevation on right, main (north) facade on left; view looking southeast, 36. Detail, main (north) facade of garage/apartment, showing
  • stairway to second floor; view looking southeast.

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  • 36 slides - col.

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  • Shelf number: S2317B2F2.
Photographs of the Clifton Rice House in West Palm Beach.
Photographs of the Clifton Rice House in West Palm Beach.

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Photographs of the Clifton Rice House in West Palm Beach. 1995. Color 36 slides, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/340343>, accessed 20 June 2019.

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Photographs of the Clifton Rice House in West Palm Beach. 1995. Color 36 slides. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 20 Jun. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/340343>.

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