Mediterranean Revival architecture

Mediterranean Revival is a design style introduced in the United States in the waning nineteenth century variously incorporating references from Spanish Renaissance, Spanish Colonial, Beaux-Arts, Italian Renaissance, Arabic Andalusian architecture, and Venetian Gothic architecture.

Peaking in popularity during the 1920s and 1930s, the movement drew heavily on the style of palaces and seaside villas and applied them to the rapidly expanding coastal resorts of California and Florida.

Structures are typically based on a rectangular floor plan, and feature massive, symmetrical primary façades. Stuccoed walls, red tiled roofs, windows in the shape of arches or circles, one or two stories, wood or wrought iron balconies with window grilles, and articulated door surrounds are characteristic. Keystones were occasionally employed. Ornamentation may be simple or dramatic. Lush gardens often appear.

The style was most commonly applied to hotels, apartment buildings, commercial structures, and residences. Architects August Geiger and Addison Mizner were foremost in Florida, while Bertram Goodhue, Sumner Spaulding, and Paul Williams were in California.

There are also some great examples of this architectural style in Cuba, like the iconic Hotel Nacional de Cuba, in Havana.

Hayes Mansion in San Jose, California, completed in 1905
Rose Crest Mansion (Currently a portion of The Mary Louis Academy) in Jamaica Estates, New York, completed in 1909
Delaware and Hudson Passenger Station, Lake George, New York, 1909–1911
Villa Vizcaya in Miami, Florida, completed in 1914
Presidio building in San Francisco, California, completed in 1912
The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California, 1921 (demolished)
Temple Terrace Country Club in Temple Terrace, Florida, completed in 1921
Allouez Pump House in Allouez, Wisconsin, 1925
Freedom Tower in Miami, Florida, completed in 1925
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida. 1994
Vinoy Park Hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida, completed in 1925
Snell Arcade in St. Petersburg, Florida. 1925
Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Florida, completed in 1926
Miami-Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida, completed in 1926
Fort Harrison Hotel in Clearwater, Florida, completed in 1926
Cà d’Zan, former John Ringling estate in Sarasota, Florida, completed in 1926
Francis Marion Stokes Fourplex in Portland, Oregon, completed in 1926
Florida Theatre in Jacksonville, Florida, completed in 1927
Pasadena City Hall in Pasadena, California, 1927
Winter Park Ninth Grade Center 1927
Nottingham Cooperative, 1927, Madison, Wisconsin
Greenacres (Former Harold Lloyd Estate) in Beverly Hills, California, completed in 1928
Don CeSar Hotel, St. Pete Beach, Florida, completed in 1928
Beverly Shores Railroad Station, 1928
Catalina Casino in Avalon, California, completed May 29, 1929
Mildred Building, Beaumont, Texas 1929
Port Washington Fire Engine House in Port Washington, Wisconsin, completed in 1929
Casa Casuarina (Versace Mansion, now known as The Villa By Barton G.) in Miami Beach, Florida, 1930
Santa Fe Railway (now Amtrak and Metrolink) depot in Fullerton, California, completed 1930
Beverly Hills City Hall, Beverly Hills, California, 1932
Cabrillo Beach Bath House in San Pedro, California, completed 1932
Francis Lederer residence, in West Hills, Los Angeles, California, completed 1936
Cooley High School, Detroit, Michigan, built in 1928
W.J. Bryan Elementary School, in Miami, Florida, completed in 1928
Sunrise Theatre, Fort Pierce, Florida, built in 1922
The Colony Hotel, Delray Beach, Florida, built in 1926
The Church of Scientology’s Flag Building (also known as the “Super Power Building”), Clearwater, Florida, completed in 2011
Plymouth County Hospital, a tuberculosis sanatorium, in Hanson, Massachusetts. Completed in 1919

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