Broward County *
Part A---General Information
Hallandale is on the lower East Coast of Florida, 15 miles north of Miami,
and 10 miles south of Fort Lauderdale. It is on the Atlentic Ocean. The
elevation is about 11 feet.
U. S. Highway 1 and Florida Highways A-l-A, 7, and 824 pass through
Hallandale. Florida East Coast Railway and Seaboard Air Line Railroad pro-
vide rail service. Bus service is provided by Greyhound Lines and Coast
Cities Coaches. Air service is not available.
Broward County had a population of 50,442 in 1945. The population of
Hallandale was 1,519 in 1945 and is now estimated at 3,000.
Normal Normal Normal Normal
Temperature Rainfall Temperature Rainfall
January 67.8 2.64 July 81.7 5.96
February 68.6 2.03 August 82.1 6.22
March 71.0 2.55 September 81.0 9.00
April 73.9 3.37 October 77.6 8.74
I4ay 77.4 6.52 November 72.5 2.79
June 80.3 7.10 December 68.8 1.91
Annual 75.2 58.83
Hallandale, founded in 1898, is one of the oldest communities on the lower
East Coast of Florida. In recent years it has developed into a tourist
center and is today a popular sporting center.
6, Ma.or Sources of Income:
Farming, tourists and- sports are the principal sources of income, The City
of Hallandale has ample space on the railroad sidings for light industries
and is encouraging that type of business.. Also, has a good labor supply
available for light industry.
Part B---Recreation and Entertainment
1. Special Events:
Gulfstream Track--horse racing and Broward County Kennel Club dog racing.
2. Athletic Events:
The city has just purchased an athletic field for baseball and football.
Plans are now underway to have major league baseball teams train here next
3. Tourist Clubs:
4. Recreational Clubs:
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5. Civic Organizations:
6. Fraternal Organizations:
7. Organized Entertainment:
Four night clubs. Drive-in theater is under construction.
8. Recreational Facilities:
The city owns its own beach property thus giving to its people a public beach
and picnic grounds.
Quail, duck, turkey and snipe are found in this section. It is approximately
ten or fifteen miles'to unposted hunting grounds. There are no hunting
lodges or hunting guides available here.
Fresh water bass are caught in the canals in this section. Salt water king
fish, red snappers, sea bass, trout and sailfish are caught in the Atlantic
Ocean. Yacht basin and guides for deep sea fishing are within two miles
of Hallandale. "Four charter boats (party of 6 or 8)'$55 per day, $32 half
day. One bottom fishing boat, 13.50 per person. Dockage space: 6 months
winter season starting November 3 per foot including electricity and water.
Balance of year 20 per foot.
Congregational and Lutheran denominations have service in Hallandale.
Name NUMBER OF ROOMS RATE* PLAN
Hampshire House 32 $15 to $22 per day European
Sea Crest ianor 83 $26 to $32 Modified
El Rancho 7 Efficiency $80 per week American
14 Hotel Rooms $70 per week
2-3 room apts. $90 & 100 per week
Apartments 2 Appartments $40 per week
1 Efficiency $30 per week
2 Hotel Rooms $30 per week
2. Tourist Courts:
Seville Cottage Park, 34 cottages, rate is ^40 per week and up. Eating
St Louis Courts, 10 cabins, rate .37.50 up per week, Royal Palm Diner
directly across the street.
Heller's Villas, 10 cottages, rate is $50 up per week. Also has trailer'
park, rate $30 per month plus electricity, eating place two doors.away.
Badger Court, 19 cabins, rate V35 up per week. Eating place next door.
Bob Steele Court, 13 rentals, rate $25 up per week. Eating place directly
across the street.
3. Guest Homes:
Mary-Francis Guest Home, 137 N. Dixie Highway, 11 rooms single $10 per week,
double $20 per week.
Many apartments, efficiency apartments and rooms are available at reasonable
4. Trailer Courts;
Tor"er Trailer Park, 120 spaces, 120 electrical connections, 120 water con-
hections, 120 drain connections, store and commissary; rates $1.50 to $2
per day, $10 per week for two persons, $30 to $35 per month for two, $5
per month each additional person. Summer rates, 50% reduction.
El Rancho Trailer Park, U. S. Federal Highway #1, 21 spaces, 21 electrical
connections, 21 water r connections, no store, rates $30 per month for two,
$5 for each additional person.
Royal Palm Trailer Park, U. S. Federal Highway #1, opposite Gulfstream Park,
120 spaces, 120 electrical connections, 120 drain connections, 120 water
5. Specialized Eating Placep:
Lopez Restaurant Steak and chicken
Duck-Inn Duck dinners
Royal Palm Diner Short orders
Dixie Horseshoe Home cooked meals
Further information on Hallandale may be obtained from:
HALLANDALE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE