Orange Court Apartment Hotel Postcard

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Title

Orange Court Apartment Hotel Postcard

Alternative Title

Orange Court Apartment Hotel Postcard

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Hotels--Florida

Description

A postcard featuring Orange Court Apartment Hotel, located at 650 North Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida. The hotel was designed in Spanish Revival architectural style by G. Lloyd Preacher (1882-1972) of Atlanta, Georgia, and constructed by G.A. Miller, Inc. (also known as the GA Miller Construction Company) in 1924. The hotel had 275 rooms, a Spanish garden, and a small orange grove. Orange Court was also one of the first hotels in Orlando to have a steam-heated swimming pool. The building was demolished in 1990.

Abstract

Color picture postcard of Orange Court Apartment Hotel, Orlando, Florida. Printed on reverse side: Orlando is the seventh city of Florida and the largest inland city in the state. It is the county seat of Orange County and located in the very heart of Florida's brick highway system, the heart of the citrus belt, and the heart of the lake region of Central Florida.

Source

Original color postcard: "Orange Court Apartment Hotel, Orlando, Florida." E. C. Kropp Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1924-1990

Date Copyrighted

ca. 1924-1990

Has Format

Digital reproduction of original color postcard: "Orange Court Apartment Hotel, Orlando, Florida." E. C. Kropp Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Tag number DP0010655, Central Florida Memory.

Is Format Of

Original color postcard: "Orange Court Apartment Hotel, Orlando, Florida." E. C. Kropp Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Is Part Of

Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.
Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

84.8 KB

Medium

1 color postcard

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Orange Court Apartment Hotel, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by the E. C. Kropp Company.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by University of Central Florida's Special Collections & University Archives and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

Antequino, Stephanie Gaub, and Tana Mosier Porter. Lost Orlando. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Pub, 2012.
Rajtar, Steve. A Guide to Historic Orlando. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2006.

Transcript

Orange Court Apartment Hotel, Orlando, Florida.

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Original Format

1 color postcard

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