Windsor and St. James hotels, street scene - Jacksonville, Florida

Windsor and St. James hotels, street scene - Jacksonville, Florida


Image Number

  • RC17795

Year

  • 188-?

Series Title

General Note

  • Photograph of drawings.
  • The St. James Hotel, opened in 1869, was the largest hotel in the Southeast om the late 1800s. It was also the largest building in Jacksonville. In 1901, the hotel was destroyed in the great city fire. Architect Henry J. Klutho rebuilt it, and it became the Cohen Brothers Store (later known as May-Cohens) in 1912. By the 2000s, Jacksonville city hall had been relocated to the St. James Building. The hotel building was located on West Duval Street. The park in front of the hotel was the city's first park It was called St. James Park until 1899 when it was renamed Hemming Park, after Charles C. Hemming who donated a Confederate monument to the city for the park.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

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Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 08064.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Windsor and St. James hotels, street scene - Jacksonville, Florida. 188-?. Black & white photoprint, 8 x 10 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/39056>, accessed 23 April 2018.

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Windsor and St. James hotels, street scene - Jacksonville, Florida. 188-?. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 23 Apr. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/39056>.

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