Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 12 – Lot 19
Title: Special Category Grant Applications- Fiscal Year 1991-1992
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Title: Special Category Grant Applications- Fiscal Year 1991-1992
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 12 – Lot 19
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Language: English
Publication Date: 1991-1992
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Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
54 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Parades-Dodge House
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 54 Saint George Street
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SPECIAL CATEGORY GRANT APPLICATIONS FISCAL YEAR 1991-1992 Page One

NO. TITLE/APPLICANT CO./REG. REQUEST LOCAL SHARE PRIOR GRANT THREATb SIGNIF SUGG GRANT PROJECT DESCRIPTION/COMMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS

035 Pensacola Cultural Center ES/1 578,500 2,144,538 Yes Low NRD 277,500 Property: Building constructed in 1912 in the Classic Revival Style as the Escambia
High (Pensacola) County court of records and county jail.
Project: Continue on-going rehabilitation for cultural center use, including selective
Pensacola Little Theatre demolition, exterior wall restoration, roof replacement, mechanical and electrical
systems upgrade and elevator installation.
Recommendations: Omit Phase II.


045 Century Post Office and ES/1 77,300 56,984 No Medium NDR Full Property: 1913 frame vernacular post office (formerly lumber mill office) and c1915
Medium Leach House Restoration .frame vernacular lumber mill manager's house located in historic park within Alger-
(Century) Sullivan Lumber Company Residential Historic District. Post office was moved to site
in early 1990.
Town of Century Project: Restoration/rehabilitation of both structures to serve as lumber museum
and house museum, respectively.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.


049 Historic Pensacola Village ES/1 240,500 362,500 (332,500) Yes Low NRD 157,500 Property: Four historic buildings in Historic Pensacola Museum Complex two
High/ Restoration masonry warehouse buildings, two-story frame Christ Church Parish school house and
Medium (Pensacola) two-story frame Lear-Rocheblave (Lear) House. Both warehouses, now serving as
museum facilities (Museum of Industry and Museum of Commerce), have sustained
Historic Pensacola, Inc. substantial masonry deterioration (due to inappropriate past cleaning and repair
practices). Exterior of Lear House has been rehabilitated.
Project: Exterior and interior rehabilitation of Museum of Industry, exterior
rehabilitation of Museum of Commerce, interior rehabilitation of Lear House and
exterior rehabilitation of school house for museum use.
Recommendations: Limit scope of work to interior rehabilitation of Lear House and
exterior rehabilitation of school house, Museum of Industry and Museum of
Commerce.


053 Colonial Fort of Pensacola ES/1 242,005 163,671 Yes Low ENR' 242,000 Property: British Period (1763-1783) military archaeological resources.
High Archaeological Trail Project: Excavation of these resources, then exhibition and interpretation.
(Pensacola) Recommendations: No change to scope of work. This project will complete the
Pensacola Archaeological Trail begun two years ago outdoor exhibits on a "walking
University of West Florida tour'.





055 Destin Historic Center ES/1 455,000 628,233 (?) No Medium LS? ? Property: 1947 community center and four other historic structures and objects


Low (Destin)

Destin Fishing Museum, Inc.


comprising two local museums Old Post tffice (1934), Primrose seine boat k1725),
Melvin House (1944) and Fishing Museum. Community center is currently threatened
with demolition. Due to lack of-information significance of properties.cannot be
determined.
Project: Acquisition of 2.3 acre site, relocation of all five structures and objects to
new Historic Center, and rehabilitation of community center (other structures and
objects have been previously rehabilitated).
Recommendations: Unless properties (other than community center) are
threatened, relocation to proposed Historic Center would not appear to be an
appropriate preservation treatment. City should be encouraged to rehabilitate and
expand existing community center on present site.


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)69 Barklcy House: Gulf Coast ES/1 127,425 127,752 No Low NRD Full Property: 1830 one and one-half story "Gulf Coast" style frame residential structure.
-igh Creole Complex Built by George Barkley, wealthy Pensacola merchant. Currently open as house
(Pensacola) museum and meeting facility.
Project: Continuation of restoration work to improve accuracy of presentation to
Pensacola Heritage Foundation visitors and to improve functional support facilities for the museum and meeting
facility. Proposed work includes: stabilization of masonry basement walls,
replacement of existing doors with historically appropriate doors, removal of floor
furnace and associated floor repair, repair and repainting of plaster and wood interior
finishes, installation of handicapped lift, and reconstruction of kitchen and cook's
quarters.
-Recommendations: No change to scope of work.


379 Beacon Building ES/1 165,689 436,275 No Low NRD Full Property: Circa 1910 two-story masonry commercial building in heart of Pensacola
Medium (Pensacola) Historic District, used in recent years as city offices.
Project: Rehabilitation of building for use as historic research center (second floor)
Pensacola Historical Society and city offices (first floor). Exterior will be restored to period appearance. Other
work will include: installation of new roof, elevator, HVAC and electrical systems.
Recommendations: Exterior should be authentically restored to original
appearance. No change to scope of work.


007 Apalachicola Valley Shell GU&FR/2 180,500 97,280 No Medium ENR Full Property: Prehistoric shell mounds.
Medium Mounds Project: Excavation, analysis, interpretation and reporting.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.






011 Sopchoppy Historic Gymnasium WA/2 290,000 131,988 Yes High NR 244,500 Property: Constructed in 1934 by the WPA, this gymnasium was designed in a
High (Sopchoppy) Mission Revival style. Constructed of local limestone and wood truss framing. It is
severely deteriorated but unaltered.
City of Sopchoppy Project: This project continues the ongoing rehabilitation of this building and
includes floor refinishing, repointing of stone, installation of new systems and
equipment.
Recommendations: Omit appliances and equipment.


015 Historic Restoration Old Gulf GU/2 250,000 125,000 No High ENR Full Property: The courthouse was constructed in 1926 in a Neo-Georgian style and
High County Courthouse retains much of its original character and features.
(Wewahitchka) Project: Project includes architectural documents, exterior repair, fascia and gutter
repair, rehabilitation of interior finishes, insulation, new and upgraded systems and
Gulf County Board of County window restoration. Building will be used as office space.
Commissioners Recommendations: No change to scope of work.

050 Bloxham Building Roof LE/2 310,795 310,795 No Medium NR Full Property: 1925 Mediterranean Revival style school building (Caroline Brevard


High/ Restoration
Medium (Tallahassee)


Florida Department of General
Services, Division of Facilities
Management


Grammar School) designed by noted Atlanta architect WA. Edwards. Since 1959,
building has housed state offices.
Project: Correct damage to wood framing and roof deck caused by moisture
intrusion, and replace deteriorated clay barrel tile roofing with matching new
construction.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.






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NO. TITLE/APPLICANT CO./REG. REQUEST LOCAL SHARE PRIOR GRANT THREAT SIGNIF SUGG GRANT PROJECT DESCRIPTION/COMMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS

051 Repair and Renovation of HA/2 144,460 50,000 Yes Medium ENR 100,000 Property: Tubular chime carillon at Stephen Foster State Folk Culture Center;
Medium Deagan Carillon at Stephen largest of its type in U.S. when built by J.C. Deagan, Inc., in 1957. Now inoperable due
Foster State Folk Culture Center to deterioration of mechanical strikers and relays.
(White Springs) Project: First of three-phase project to modernize and restore chimes to operation
(33 of 97 chimes to be restored in this phase). Phase I work also includes historic
Department of Natural Resources, preservation survey and documentation.
Division of Recreation and Parks Recommendations: Reduce scope of work to historic preservation survey and
documentation ($5,000).


064 Christ Church (Episcopal) JE/2 132,525 80,068 Yes Medium NRD 114,000 Property: 1885 frame Victorian Gothic church designed by J.W. Ferguson of New
High (Monticello) Orleans. Building occupies a prominent location in Monticello Historic District and is
of exceptional architectural significance.
Christ Episcopal Church Project: Continuation of rehabilitation of building for continued use as church.
Exterior and structural work includes: architectural and engineering services; stained
glass conservation; selective demolition; repair/replacement of deteriorated wall
framing, siding, trim and window flashing; replacement of front and back steps to
match original; repair of wrought iron fence; preparation and repainting of exterior.
Interior work includes: cleaning and restoration of finishes on ceiling and trusses;
replastering and repainting walls.
Recommendations: Delete all interior work except demolition and framing repair.


067 Jefferson County Courthouse JE/2 123,000 50,000 No Low NRD 115,000 Property: 1908 two-story masonry county courthouse. Classic Revival style building
Medium Renovation stands in center of Monticello Historic District, surrounded by traffic circle. Building
(Monticello) remains in use as county administrative and judicial center.
Project: Overall rehabilitation of building to meet current needs. Work will include:
Jefferson County Board of Installation of elevator to meet handicapped access requirements; installation of
County Commissioners courtroom security system; repair of windows; installation of new HVAC system;
interior rehabilitation, including upgrading of electrical and plumbing systems; and
exterior painting.
Recommendations: Delete elevator installation and courtroom security system.


075 Acquisition and Restoration of FR/2 250,000 59,500 No High NRD 229,000 Property: 1905 two-story Classic Revival style residence constructed by master
High Coombs House for Library builder George Marshall for lumber baron J.N. Coombs. Building is vacant and
(Apalachicola) deteriorating. Porches have been lost and exterior is deteriorated; architecturally
significant interior survives.
City of Apalachicola Project: Phase I of project to rehabilitate Coombs House for use as city library.
Objectives of Phase I are acquisition and stabilization of building. Work will include:
architectural and engineering fees; structural stabilization; restoration of roof,
widow's walk, exterior walls and windows; and preparing and priming all exterior
wood.
Recommendations: Reduce allowance for architectural and engineering services
from 30% to 20% of construction cost.


076 Preservation of St. Patrick FR/2 168,875 45,000 No Medium NRD 119,000 Property: 1929 Mediterranean Revival style church in Apalachicola Historic District.


Medium Catholic Church
(Apalachicola)


St. Patrick Catholic Church


Building sustained hurricane damage and a new root was instalue in 198o; now ver,
damage due to water intrusion continues.
Project: Rehabilitation of exterior walls to reverse water damage and prevent further
water intrusion. Work will include: architectural services; demolition; termite
treatment; replacement of deteriorated nave windows and frames; stucco repair and
waterproofing; installation of handicapped ramp; and exterior painting.
Recommendations: Recommend grant award be reduced by amount of 1990
legislative appropriation ($50,000).




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NO. TITLE/APPLICANT CO./REG. REQUEST LOCAL SHARE PRIOR GRANT THREAT SIGNIF SUGG GRANT PROJECT DESCRIPTION/COMMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS

013 Preservation of Lafayette LF/3 200,000 52,400 No High ENR Full Property: The courthouse was constructed in 1908 of wood frame with limestone trim
High County Courthouse in the Beaux Arts style; containing a central tower with clocks, it has had some minor
(Mayo) alteration.
Project: Repair deteriorated limestone and attachments; repair roof, clock tower and
Lafayette County Board of metal cornice and provide architectural documents.
County Commissioners Recommendations: No change to scope of work.

016 Newberry Electrical Light Plant AL/3 53,454 56,520 Yes High NR Full Property: A 1913 brick electric power generating plant in the Romanesque Revival
High Restoration style; to be restored for museum use.
(Newberry) Project: Restore building and machinery to original appearance including structural
repairs, window restoration, restoration of interior finishes, restoration of generating
City of Newberry equipment and repair and upgrading of systems.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.

047 Fort White Public School CO/3 482,062 65,638 (62,166) Yes Medium NR 300,000 Property: 1915 two-story masonry vernacular school classroom building. Building
High (Fort White) has been major cultural and educational focus of Fort White community. Building is
currently used for storage by school system.
Fort White Community for Project: Second phase of project to rehabilitate building for return to classroom use.
Historic Preservation, Inc. .Phase II work will include: asbestos removal; construction of handicapped ramp;
construction of new fire stairs and upgrading corridor fire ratings; renewal of interior
finishes; and upgrading mechanical and electrical systems.
Recommendations: Contribute to Phase II (asbestos removal, mechanical and
electrical upgrade, construction of new fire stairs).

062 Damascus Baptist Church MD/3 241,500 87,000 (?) No Medium ENR 110,000 Property: 1927 Romanesque Revival style church building has been focus of black
Medium (Madison) religious life in Madison for many years.
Project: Correction of structural and roof deficiencies and upgrading of building for
Damascus Baptist Church continued use by church. Work will include: architectural services; structural and
roof repairs; repair of windows and exterior fabric; installation of HVA'C system;
rehabilitation of interior; and upgrading for handicapped access.
Recommendations: Delete interior work, electrical and HVAC systems and
handicapped upgrade, and reduce architectural fee accordingly.

066 Matheson House Museum AL/3 150,000 190,000 Yes Low NR Full Propertv: 1867 one and one-half story frame residence of Gainesville merchant nr


High (Gainesville)

Matheson Historical Center, Inc.


civic leader James D. Matheson, and later his son and eight-term mayor Christopher
Matheson. Architecturally significant combination of gambrel roof and classical
detailing. One of two buildings in Matheson Historical Center.
Project: Restoration/rehabilitation of building as house museum. Work will include:
comprehensive archaeological survey of site; architectural services; complete
restoration/rehabilitation of building (including code compliance work, installation of
security and fire safety systems, alterations for handicapped access, and upgrading of
kitchen facilities); installation of exterior lighting; construction of public restrooms in
adjacent structure; development of parking lot; and landscaping.
Recommendations: Delete security system, exterior lighting, parking lot,
landscaping, and public restrooms, and fund archaeological survey at reduced level
($10,000).





CTA 'ATPIARY GRANT~ APLIATON ICLYA 91-92PgeFv


NO. TITLE/APPLICANT

085 Madison County Courthouse
High/ Renovation
Medium (Madison)

Madison County Board of
County Commissioners


CO./REG.


MD/3


REQUEST LOCAL SHARE


349,920 208,000


PRIOR GRANT


THREAT SIGNIF SUGG GRANT PROJECT DESCRIPTION/COMMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS


ENR 240,000


ENR


088 Haile Plantation House
Medium Restoration
(Vicinity of Gainesville)

Alachua Conservation Trust, Inc.


AL/3


470,000 102,500 (100,000)


High


200,000


Property: Circa 1855 one and one-half story frame plantation house on 30 acre site.
Building has never been modernized, is in excellent state of preservation, and is of
exceptional architectural and historic significance. On a remote site, building is vacant
and has been boarded up since c1910, and is vulnerable to vandalism.
Project: Restoration/rehabilitation of building for use as house museum (first floor)
and offices (second floor) for non-profit conservation organization. Thirty-acre site
will be developed as demonstration area for production of 19th century cash crops.
Work will include: architectural services; project administration; restoration and
adaptive use of building; and development of demonstration agricultural areass.
Recommendations: Limit work to architectural services and contribution to
Srestoration/rehabilitation of building. Recommend minimizing changes to 1855
building by installing toilets (and perhaps offices) in adjacent cabin or replacement
structure of comparable size.


002 Flagler College Rotunda
High (St. Augustine)

Flagler College


p-0- 0


475,000 200,000


kPr r


Yes_ Mediu INKnn


'-. ~, .C


JUUUU Property: The rotunda of the Ponce De Leon Hotel, now Flagler College, was


Property: The rotunda of the Ponce De Leon Hotel, now Flagler College, was
constructed in 1888 as designed by Carrere and Hastings containing Tiffany windows,
various marble statuary, oak paneling, Gasqueissinger oil paintings and mosaics.
Project: This project is the second phase of this rotunda restoration and consists of
oil painting restoration, cleaning and repair of decorative surfaces, restoration of
windows, restoration of entrance and side door, architects and conservator's fees.
Recommendations: Omit contingency, canvas restoration and window restoration.


I


003 The Maple Leaf Shipwreck
High (Mandarin)

The Jacksonville Historical
Society, Inc.


006 Old St. Luke's Hospital
High (Jacksonville)

Northeast Florida Arthritis
Foundation


DU/4


DU/4
DU/4


225,000 671,000 Yes


258,500 289,567 (203,119) Yes


15,0 P The Mapl Lea was a U troop c si


250 Po r: tL ehstwsotcei18nh tinete


19 Lf js


Property: The Maple Leaf was a Union troop carrier ship which sunk in the St. Johns
River in 1864 while carrying the material of three Union regiments and 42 families
being evacuated from Florida; this material still exists in the river mud.
Project: Underwater investigations and analysis of this shipwreck, preparation of
publications.
Recommendations: Reduce funding for field investigation and publications to
$35,000 and $20,000, respectively; full funding for curation, stabilization and
conservation.


Property: St. Luke's hospital was constructed in 1878 in the Italianate style and was
the first public hospital in Florida; it presently houses offices of the Arthritis
Foundation and others.
Project: Continue the building's rehabilitation including reconstruction of original
porches, second and third floor systems and finishes and reconstruction of a central
light well cupola.
Recommendations: Omit carpeting and landscaping.


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tJuuk


240,000


Property: 1913 Classic Revival style two-story masonry courthouse. Prominent
building in district eligible for listing in NR. Interior renovation (courtroom and
judges' chambers) was completed in 1988.
Project: Continuation of project to rehabilitate and upgrade building for continued
use as county administration and judicial center. Work will include: architectural
services; structural repairs; repointing; window replacement; alterations necessary for
handicapped access (including installation of elevator) and life-safety code
compliance; upgrading of plumbing and electrical systems; installation of new HVAC,
security and communication systems; and restoration of interior finishes.
Recommendations: Limit work to architectural services, structural repairs,
installation of elevator, alterations for fire code compliance, repointing and
restoration of interior finishes.


200,000


Z3U,UUU


Yes


Medium INK


I~


150,000


225,000




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)12 St. Augustine National Register SJ/4 248,575 145,948 Yes High NRD 126,000 Property: Nine structures ranging from the 1790 Prince Murat house through the
mediumm District 1, Block 37 Restoration 19th century to several early 20th century wood frame vernacular dwellings; the site
(St. Augustine) also includes several landscape features.
Museum of Arts and Sciences Project: Stabilization of all nine structures and preparation of feasibility study,
master site plan and architectural documents for restoration.
SJ Recommendations: Omit planning for future work.

)17 Old Waterworks Building DU/4 500,000 750,000 No High NRD 300,000 Property: The waterworks is a Romanesque Revival style building constructed in
-Iigh (Jacksonville) .1896 and the only downtown building to survive the 1901 fire; to be used as water
division office, laboratory and display area. .
City of Jacksonville Project: Provide architectural and engineering documents and rehabilitate building
including exterior repair and repainting, window restoration, reroofing, new systems,
insulation, new elevator installation.
4 !, /,- _ .. Recommendations: Omit site work, contingency and elevator.

328 Segni-Kirby Smith House SJ/4 266,500 615,982 Yes Medium NRD 250,000 Property: An early 18th century residence remodelled extensively in the 19th century,
High Rehabilitation Phase II the building is masonry vernacular; presently used as a public library.
(St. Augustine) Project: Phase II rehabilitation including new systems, fire suppression system,
interior and exterior repair and painting, archaeological excavation and restoration of
St. Augustine Historical Society doors and windows.
Recommendations: Omit interior archaeology.

030 .Alcazar Hotel/Lightner Museum SJ/4 312,925 287,075 Yes High NR 250,000 Property: The hotel is a Moorish/Spanish Revival building constructed in 1888 by
High Renovation Project Phase II Henry Flagler and presently used as city offices and art museum.
(St. Augustine) Project: Phase II to include floor refinishing, plaster repair, restoration of mill work,
fire suppression system, systems upgrade and architectural documents.
Lighter Museum Board of Trustees Recommendations: Omit contingency.

031 The Ritz Theatre District DU/4 171,000 13,000,000 Yes High ENR Full Property: A masonry vernacular commercial block constructed in 1912 and presently
High/ Restoration Economic Project in private ownership, this building is a key element in the redevelopment of this area.
Medium (Jacksonville) Project: Provide architectural documentation of the building and documents for its
rehabilitation as part of theater district.
The itz Theatr District, Inc. Recommendations: No change to scope of work.

032 St. Augustine Lightstation SJ/4 250,000 237,181 Yes Medium NR Full Property: Brick light tower, and brick and granite oil house constructed in 1871; light
Medium Restoration Project (Phase 6) tower is active aid to navigation
(St. Augustine) Project: Prepare exterior and repaint, repoint brick as necessary, clean exterior
metal, miscellaneous exterior repairs and architectural supervision to allow public
Junior Service League of access and historical interpretation.
St. Augustine, Inc. Recommendations: No change to scope of work.
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033 Emily Taber Public Library/Old BA/4
High Baker County Courthouse
(Macclenny)

Baker County Board of County
Commissioners

/.O /10,^


110,000


50,000


High


100,000


Property: The library is the old county courthouse constructed in 1908, a brick
Colonial Revival building designed by Edward C. Hosford, with central clock tower.
Project: Repair lintels, replace non-original windows, repair roof and fascia; restore
ceilings, replace electrical lighting, renew HVAC and remove non-historic partitions.
Recommendations: Omit lighting.






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037 Restoration of the Historic SJ/4 98,500 51,500 (50,140) Yes Low NRD 85,800 Property: Spanish vernacular residence constructed between 1803 and 1813 presently
Medium Paredes-Dodge House used for commercial purposes.
Project: Reroof and stabilize structure, complete site work, repair doors and
San Augustin Antiguo Foundation, Inc. windows, refinish exterior and interior surfaces and repaint, upgrade systems, and
remove non-original materials.

S/ i. /4A 4, Z_ Recommendations:. Omit site work, well restoration and fixture allowance.
039 The San Jose Hotel at San Jose DU/4 200,000 150,000 No High NR Full Property: A Mediterranean Revival style hotel constructed in 1925 as designed by the
Medium Estates (Bolles School) noted Jacksonville architectural firm of Saxelby and Marsh. The building now houses
Te B e S o -a private school.
The Bols School Project: Reroof entire building.
A w I Recommendations: No change to scope of work.
065 St. Johns Bluff Archaeological DU/4 262,500 74,225 Yes High ENR 150,000 Property: Seven archaeological sites on St. Johns Bluff.
Medium Excavation Project Project: Excavation, analysis and interpretation. FCC archaeological field school.
(Jacksonville) Recommendations: Delete archaeology course preparation. Include field work,
Florida Community College at analysis and interpretation of a portion of the sites.
Jacksonville
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009 Sumter County Courthouse SU/5 -250,000 155,000 Yes Medium ENR 229,000 Property: 1914 Mission style courthouse designed by prominent regional architect
High (Bushnell) W.A. Edwards; insect damage and water intrusion threaten integrity. Roof was
replaced in 1986.
Sumter County Board of County Project: Repair or replace woodwork, repair plaster, repair or replace doors and
Commissioners windows, repair electrical system and repaint interior and exterior.
y Recommendations: Omit architectural planning and furnishings.

014 Marion Theatre Project MR/5 29.8,320 317,000 Yes Medium ENR 200,000 Property: The Marion is a Streamline Moderne theater constructed in 1941 and
High (Ocala) presently vacant; it will be re-used as the Ocala children's science center, a hands-on
D n Dt C- museum of science.
Downtown Development Commission. Project: Install new systems; upgrade life safety features; remove asbestos; repair
exterior, including sign; restore interior except for seating and improve service entry.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work. Recommended grant award is
intended as substantial contribution to project.

058 East Hall Rehabilitation MR/5 162,000 245,200 Yes Low ENR 66 000 Pro ert 105-2 WPA maonr, d.rmitnr hb,;l;din at Florida Industrial School for


High Project Phase II
(Ocala)

Marion County Board of County
Commissioners


Girls. School, first of its type in Florida, was founded in 1915. Building is included in
Marion County Government Complex.
Project: Final phase of project to rehabilitate building for use as local history
museum. Work will include: installation of HVAC system; replacement of existing
electrical and plumbing systems; installation of security and telephone systems;
construction of handicapped ramp and elevated plaza; and installation of interior
finishes.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work. Recommended grant award
reduced by amount of 1990 legislative appropriation ($96,000).


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NO. TITLE/APPLICANT CO./REG. REQUEST LOCAL SHARE PRIOR GRANT THREAT SIGNIF SUGG GRANT PROJECT DESCRIPTION/COMMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS

073 Chinsegut Hill Rehabilitation HE/5 560,400 50,000 (125,000) No Medium ENR 200,000 Property: Circa 1849-1920 two-story frame vernacular manor house. Home of three
High/ Project families prominent in Florida history. Building has been used as conference center
Medium (Vicinity of Brooksville) since 1958.
.Project: Restoration/rehabilitation of building for continued use as conference
University of South Florida, center by USF. Work will include: demolition and termite control; reroofing and
Department of Housing and reconstruction of belvedere; exterior repair/restoration and repainting; repair and
Auxiliary Services refinishing of interior finishes; construction of two rated fire stairs; and installation of
new fire sprinkler, HVAC, electrical and lighting systems.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work. Recommended grant award is
intended as substantial contribution to project.


008 St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church .BR/6 51,000 50,000 Yes High NR Full Property: An 1886 Gothic Revival wood frame church designed by Richard Upjohn
High (Titusville) and constructed on land donated by Titus family, the church is typical of the St. John's
River missions.
St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church Project: Installation of a new wood shingle roof, and repair and painting of exterior.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.



021 Old Lake Mary City Hall SE/6 92,000 54,395 (24,395) No Low LS 50,000 Property: Frame vernacular city hall constructed in 1920 as a community center
Low (Lake Mary) which will be abandoned as city hall and used as museum of local history.
Project: Rehabilitate, including new fire suppression system, upgrading of systems,
City of Lake Mary floor refinishing, handicapped access and preparation and painting of exterior.
Recommendations: Omit pole light, security system and display cases.


022 New Smyrna Beach Jr. High VO/6 500,000 300,000 Yes High ENR 248,000 Property: The school is a three story Mission style building constructed in 1926 which
High School Restoration retains a very high degree of integrity.
(New Smyrna) Project: Rehabilitate auditorium, repair roof, repair windows, install fire suppression
system, install elevators, landscape, construct parking facility and prepare
City of New Smyrna Beach architectural documents.
Recommendations: Contribute to work on auditorium, cafeteria, roof and windows;
omit walls, floors and ceilings.


025 Holy Cross Episcopal Architectural SE/6 60,000 69,400 No Medium NRD 50,000 Property: A Spanish Colonial Revival church constructed in 1925; the congregation is
Medium and Infrastructural Rehabilitation the fourth oldest in Florida.
Project Project: Dampproofing, structural repair to trusses, roof repair and replacement,
(Sanford) repair and restore interior of bell tower and make repairs to rectory for continued
church use.
Holy Cross Episcopal Church Recommendations: Omit bell tower interior work.

029 Withers-Maguire House OR/6 192,683 220,038 No Medium NR Full Property: Stick style wood frame residence constructed in 1888 presently used as
High Restoration Project museum of local history and office for historical commission.
(Ocoee) Project: Provide handicapped access, new systems, repair and paint interior and
exterior, repair windows and doors and prepare architectural documents.
City of Ocoee Recommendations: No change to scope of work.

036 H.S. Williams House Restoration BR/6 419,000 65,000 Yes Medium ENR 247,000 Property: Wood frame Queen Anne residence constructed in 1880 with second floor


High Project Phase II
(Rockledge)


Brevard County Board of County
Commissioners


sun room added in 1916 by H.S. Williams, early Rockledge settler and former state
senator.
Project: Continue ongoing rehabilitation of residence for use as house museum.
Work includes garage rehabilitation and site work.
Recommendations: Omit garage rehabilitation and site work.






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077 St. James African Methodist SE/6 118,450 54,617 No Medium ENR 111,132 Property: 1913 Gothic style masonry church building designed by black architect
High Episcopal Church Prince W. Spears. Building is important social, cultural, and religious center for
(Sanford) Sanford's black community. Building has sustained significant moisture and termite
damage.
St. James African Methodist Project: Exterior rehabilitation of building for continued use by congregation. Work
Church will include:, architectural and engineering services; structural framing repairs;
masonry cleaning and repair; parapet wall flashing and waterproofing; improved
foundation drainage; window restoration, included leaded glass conservation; and
construction of handicapped ramp.
Recommendations: Delete handicapped ramp.


081 Mote-Morris House Preservation LA/6 221,400 234,855 No Medium NR 160,000 Property: 1892 Queen Anne style two-story frame residence built by E.H. Mote,
High Project early promoter and developer of Leesburg. Mote served eight terms as mayor and one
(Leesburg) term in Florida House of Representatives. Although vacant and unprotected, building
survives in remarkable state of preservation but must be relocated to allow
City of Leesburg development of its present site. Relocation has been approved by NR.
Project: Restoration/rehabilitation of building on its new site for use as educational
center and museum of local history. Work will include: roof replacement; window
repair/replacement; porch and balcony restoration; exterior siding and door
repair/replacement; exterior painting; restoration and installation of iron fence; and
construction of accessory restrooms.
Recommendations: Delete restoration of fence and construction of accessory
building; limit work to historic residence; and include 10% contingency allowance.


087 Dr. Phillips Center for OR/6 750,000 1,424,795 Yes Low ENR 310,000 Property: 1921-37 stuccoed masonry water and power plant building with restrained
High Performing Arts classical detailing. Building housed first major public utility in central Florida and was
(Orlando) in use until 1959.
Project: Final of five-phase renovation of building as performing arts complex.
The Ivanhoe Foundation, Inc. Work in this phase will include: additional restoration, including window and skylight
replacement, and interior finishes; construction of new box office suite and theater
(support and studio levels) within the existing building; and construction of
stair/vestibule addition on west elevation.
Recommendations: Limit work to additional restoration and construction of west
stair/vestibule. Recommendation contemplates redesign of west stair/vestibule to
improve compatibility with character of historic building, and includes 10% increase in
cost of stair/vestibule for additional architectural services.


089 Eldora State House Rehabilitation VO/6 185,500 55,961 (53,939) Yes High ENR 130,500 Property: Circa 1915 one and one-half story Dutch Colonial style frame residence.


High Project Construction Phase
(Canaveral National Seashore)

Friends of Canaveral, -nc.


Building issolesurvivor-of early 20th century community of Eldora on Mosquito
Lagoon, now in Canaveral National Seashore. Vacant and.unmaintained for several
years, building has suffered extensive deterioration and vandalism.
Project: Restoration/rehabilitation of building 'and immediate site as local history
interpretive center. Work will include: restoration/rehabilitation of exterior and
interior; alterations required for code compliance; installation of new HVAC,
plumbing and electrical systems; restoration of cisterns and water tower; and
construction of interpretive exhibits.
Recommendations: Delete restoration of cisterns and water tower, and construction
of interpretive exhibits.






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001 Sebring Train Station Restoration HG/7 298,719 50,000 No High NR Full Property: A 1924 Mediterranean Revival railroad station and platform heralded as
High Project "the greatest event in Sebring's history" when first opened.
(Sebring) Project: Complete rehabilitation of train station for continued use as such. Work
includes both interior and exterior repairs to structural damage, termite deterioration
City of Sebring Community and water damage as well as preparation of architectural and engineering documents.
Redevelopment Agency Recommendations: No change to scope of work.

005 Mulberry Railroad Depot PO/7 250,000 392,658 (353,578) Yes Medium ENR 218,000 Property: The Mulberry depot was constructed in the railroad vernacular in 1899 and
Medium Restoration.- Phase III was the genesis of the town of Mulberry; it was a freight station, and is now used as a
(Mulberry) Phosphate industry museum.
Project: Continue the ongoing rehabilitation of the building including repairs and
City of Mulberry repainting of exterior, window and door restoration, systems upgrading, fire sprinkler
installation, structural repairs, freight ramp construction, insulation, and site work.
Recommendations: Omit lighting and site work.

057 Clay Cut Center PO/7 487,000 92,000 Yes Medium ENR 250,000 Property: 1925 two-story Mediterranean Revival style classroom building which has
High (Haines City) sustained significant water damage.
Project: Rehabilitation of building for continued and improved community use,
City of Haines City providing office and program space for several local non-profit help organizations and
space for a local history museum. Work will include: exterior restoration (masonry
repair, reroofing and replication of original doors and windows); interior
rehabilitation (renewal of finishes in former classrooms, installation of new HVAC
system, upgrading of other systems, and alterations required for code compliance);
addition of new lobby with elevator and stair; and landscaping.
Recommendations: Delete landscaping and site work. Recommended grant award is
intended as substantial contribution to project.


063 Polk County Courthouse
High (Bartow)

Polk County Board of County
Commissioners


PO/7


983,405 874,661


300,000


Property: 1908/1926 Beaux Arts style two-story masonry county courthouse.
Original building was designed by E.C. Hosford of Eastman, Georgia; 1926 wings were
designed by prominent Tampa firm of Francis J. Kennard and Son. Major features and
character-defining elements remain intact. Building is key landmark in Bartow's
historic Main Street district.
Project: Continuation of project to completely rehabilitate building for use as
historical and genealogical library and museum. Major interior spaces will be restored
for interpretation. Exterior portion of project has been completed. This phase of
project will rehabilitate first and second levels of history museum and library, and
restore 1926 courtroom, rotunda and central circulation areas.
Recommendations: Limit scope of work to restoration of 1926 courtroom, rotunda
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070 Hotel Jacaranda Restoration HI/7 500,000 882,761 (575,745) Yes Medium NRD 247,000 Property: 1926 three-story masonry hotel and commercial building of distinctive
High (Avon Park) Eclectic design. Designed by local architect William J. Heim, building is landmark in
Avon Park's Main Street district. Hotel survives remarkably intact and is in relatively
South Florida Community College sound condition. Since 1988 SFCC has operated property as hotel, restaurant and
Foundation, Inc. student housing facility and as adjunct to several established educational programs.
First floor spaces are leased to local businesses.
Project: Completion of general rehabilitation of building initiated in 1988. Work in
this phase will include: masonry cleaning and repair; restoration of sidewalk canopy;
kitchen floor structural repair; corrections required for code compliance; restoration
of elevator, glazing and skylights, lobby lighting fixtures, and mall storefronts;
mechanical, electrical and plumbing system upgrades; repair/replacement of roof
drainage system; installation of fire alarm system; and upgrade of fire sprinkler
system.
Recommendations: Limit scope of work to reroofing, canopy repair/replacement,
installation of fire alarm system and new sprinkler heads, repair of fire escapes,
modification of door swings for code compliance, repair/replacement of roof drainage
system, and kitchen floor structural repair.

084 Lake Wales Cultural Center PO/7 222,000 332,832 (327,719) Yes Medium ENR Full Property: 1927 Mission style church building in prominent location in Lake Wales.
High Rehabilitation Building was vacated in 1986 and saved from demolition by Lake Wales Arts Council.
(Lake Wales) Project: Final phase of project to rehabilitate building for local cultural activities and
community events. Phase II work will include: structural repairs; roof, wall, window
Lake Wales Arts Council and floor repair; upgrading of electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems; plaster repair;
interior painting; replacement of deteriorated doors; restoration of lower level ceiling;
and construction of handicapped ramp.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.


004 St. Petersburg Carnegie/ PI/8 245,000 127,330 Yes Medium NR 175,000 Property: The Mirror Lake Library is a 1914-15 Carnegie library designed by Henry
High/ Mirror Lake Library Whitfield and executed in yellow brick with cast stone trim.
Medium (St. Petersburg) Project: Continue the on-going rehabilitation including necessary site work, ceiling
repairs, electrical and HVAC repairs, repairs to walls, floors and stairs, window
City of St. Petersburg restoration, painting and preparation of architectural documents.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.


010 Dnnedin Historical Museum PI/8 55,000 55,000 Yes Low ENR 50,000 Property: The museum is housed in a 1923 brick vernacular train station; the wood
Medium/ Expansion frame freight room and platform were demolished by DOT.
Low (Dunedin) Project: Reconstruct freight room.
Recommendations: Omit appliances and landscaping.
Dunedin Historical Society, Inc.


024 First Congregational Church
High Rehabilitation Project
(Tampa)


. -HI/8


- 250,000 412,500.


High


ENR


S Full


Tampa Preservation, Inc.


Property: Gothic Revival brick church constructed in 1907 which has been severely
damaged by fire; presently open to weather and deteriorating.
Project: Rehabilitate for re-use as community building of type to be determined.
Project work includes structural stabilization, new roof, clean and repair brick, replace
windows and doors, new systems, all new interior finishes and preparation of
architectural documents.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.








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040 Centro Espanol de Tampa HI/8 350,000 80,082 Yes Medium NHL 275,000 Property: This former social club was designed in a Spanish Renaissance design and
High/ Rehabilitation constructed in 1912; presently vacant, it will be used for a Spanish cultural center and
Medium (Tampa) theater.
Project: Rehabilitation of lobby, stairway, and cantina, including selective
Historic Tampa/Hillsborough demolition, window repair, repointing of brick work, interior refinishing and systems
County Preservation Foundation upgrade.
Recommendations: Omit HVAC and plumbing.

042 The Coliseum PI/8 350,000 668,000 Yes Medium ENR Full Property: The building was constructed in 1924, a wide span exhibition/dance hall
High (St. Petersburg) designed by T.H. Eslick; affectionately-known as "the barn", it has hosted band greats
Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and Guy Lombardo:
City of St. Petersburg Project: Reroof and repair/replace dance floor.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.

3 Tampa Union Station HI/8 252,810 417,500 Yes High NR Full Property: Italian Renaissance Revival masonry railroad station designed by J.F.


Rehabilitation
(Tampa)


Tampa Union Station Preservation
and Redevelopment, Inc.


Leitner and constructed in 1912 as a terminus for the Seaboard Airline, Atlantic Coast
Line and Tampa Northern railroads.
Project: Conduct survey of conditions, provide documents for rehabilitation,
including tenting, reroofing, structural repair, masonry repairs and new systems.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.


054 Douglas Building Restoration
High Phase II
(Dunedin)

Greater Dunedin Chamber of
Commerce


PI/8


101,350 142,050


Low


ENR


95,350


98,000

C L'L)


City of Zephyrhills


05 Cb pU
059 City of Zephyrhills Railroad PA/8 S 124,775
High Depot 000
(Zephyrhills) 1b)


Property: 1913/1927 two-story frame and masonry commercial building in prominent
location in downtown Dunedin. Building was constructed by and housed Bank of
Dunedin until 1948. Vacant in recent years, it has sustained severe water and termite
damage.
Project: Phase II of project to rehabilitate building for use by Chamber of
Commerce, including second floor leasable office space. Phase II work will include:
installation of new HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems; installation of an elevator
for handicapped access; rehabilitation of second floor (partitions, ceilings, floors,
doors, windows, hardware and painting); and site work (walks, landscaping, lighting).
Recommendations: Delete site work.

Property: 1927 masonry railroad depot constructed by Atlantic Coast Line Railroad
Company. Depot accommodated both passengers and freight, and was an important
focus of community life during early years of city's development. Building was
donated to city and relocated to new recreation area in 1989.
Project: Final phase of depot's rehabilitation as local history museum and cultural
center. Work in this phase will include: masonry repair; construction of handicapped
ramps; repair/replacement of doors and windows; installation of insulation;
restoration of interior partitions, finishes and trim; and installation of new HVAC,
plumbing and electrical systems. Note: Grant request and scope of work have been
adjusted by applicant in response to 1990 legislative appropriation ($50,000).
Recommendations: No change to adjusted scope of work.


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High
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068 Tampa Bay Hotel (H.B. Plant HI/8 1,818,000 2,401,395 Yes High NHL 700,000 Property: 1891 Moorish/Turkish Revival masonry hotel building constructed by
High Hall) Restoration railroad magnate H.B. Plant. Plant's Railroad and Tampa Bay Hotel contributed
(Tampa) significantly to development of Florida's west coast. Since early 1930s, building has
housed administrative office and classrooms of University of Tampa, and is also
The University of Tampa location of H.B. Plant Museum. Hotel's minarets are key elements of Tampa's skyline.
Project: Continuation of comprehensive restoration/rehabilitation effort initiated in
1985. Work in this phase of project will include: completion of foundation structural
repairs and waterproofing; replacing metal roofing on Fletcher Dome; replacing metal
cladding on four cupolas; restoration of entry doors; repointing and sealing brick; and
restoration of damaged cast stone.
Recommendations: Limit funding to consulting services (at 159% of construction
cost); completion of foundation repairs and entry door restoration, and contribution to
restoration and recladding of Fletcher Dome. Note: Sealing of brick and cast stone is
inappropriate and should be deleted from project plans.


078 Plant City Union Depot HI/8 209,500 73,359 Yes Medium NR 150,000 Property: 1909 masonry Plant Line railroad passenger station and freight depot.
High/ Cultural Arts Center Important link with force responsible for creation of Plant City. Station observation
Medium (Plant City) tower was removed in 1930, and freight depot and canopies were relocated in 1979.
Acquired by city in 1975, station has served as art museum and meeting center.
City of Plant City Freight depot houses local Main Street program and city information center.
Project: Final phase of project to rehabilitate station for use as community cultural
arts center and depot for continued use as Main Street office and city information
center. Work in this phase of project will include: architectural services; selective
interior demolition; installation of new HVAC, electrical, plumbing, fire detection and
security systems; interior masonry restoration; installation of insulation and
renewal/repair/replacement of all interior finishes; kitchen remodeling; door and
hardware replacement/repair; and installation of landscaping and irrigation system.
Recommendations: Delete landscaping and irrigation system. Recommended grant
award is intended as substantial contribution to project.


082 Centro Asturiano de Tampa HI/8 176,383 73,832 Yes Medium NR 160,000 Property: 1914 two-story masonry social club building constructed by Spanish
Medium (Tampa) immigrants to provide for recreational, social and health care needs of its members.
Beaux Arts style building was designed by noted Tampa architect M. Leo Elliott, and
Centre Asturiano de Tampa, Inc. includes office space, cantina, ballroom and 1200-seat theater. Building has sustained
severe water and termite damage.
Project: Continuation of restoration/rehabilitation of building for its original use.
Work will include: termite treatment; repair of rooftop balustrade; masonry and
stucco repair and associated painting; repair/replacement of all windows; and painting
of all windows and doors.
Recommendations: Delete termite treatment; address construction only.
Recommended award is conditioned on applicant providing necessary termite
treatment and obtaining appropriate architectural and engineering services for
proposed work.

019 Exhibition Hall Restoration SA/9 478,197 410,000 Yes Low ENR 410,000 Property: An Art Moderne exhibition hall constructed by the WPA in 1938 with a


High Phase I
(Sarasota)


City of Sarasota


1940 addition at the rear; the front was modernized in 1970 by covering the original
work.
Project: Restore the front elevation of the building to its original appearance, repair
windows, repair exterior and paint, upgrade systems, repair roof, restore lobby,
rehabilitate toilet rooms and install fire protection system.
Recommendations: Limit scope of work to restoration/rehabilitation costs. Delete
landscaping, paving and fountain reconstruction.








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)27 Ted Smallwood's Store CR/9 90,400 92,536 Yes Medium NR 85,000 Property: The store is a 1917 wood frame vernacular building originally a general
-igh (Chocoloskee) store, post office and trading post; it will become a museum of local history and
continue as a trading post.
Ted Smallwood's Store, Inc. Project: Rehabilitation of the building including structural stabilization, reroofing,
piling stabilization and repair, installation of new systems, replacement of porch
decking, restoration of interior and exterior finishes and restoration of boat dock.
Recommendations: Delete furniture and casework.

)38 The First Floridians: DA/9 246,541 68,869 No Low NR 220,000 Property: Underwater archaeological resources of the Paleo-Indian and Archaic
-Iigh Palco-Indians of Periods.
Little Salt Spring Project: Excavation, analysis, interpretation and exhibition.
Recommendations: Delete SHARPS system; no other change to scope of work.
University of Miami

)44 The Imaginarium The Children's LL/9 250,067 274,183 No Low LS Full Property: A 1937 water works designed in a masonry vernacular style and
Medium Museum of Fort Myers constructed by the WPA.
Project: Selective demolition, clean and repaint brick work, repair roof, new stairs,
The Imaginarium Group, Inc. new interior partition, new entry, new systems, fire suppression system, elevator
installation and architectural documents.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.

352 Year of the Indian II: LL/9 340,808 412,001 Yes Low ENR 290,000 Property: Archaeological sites of prehistoric and historic Calusa culture area.
High Archaeology of the Calusa People Project: Continued excavation, analysis, interpretation and exhibition.
(Near Ft. Myers, Cape Coral, Sanibel) Recommendations: Delete native fibers research, slide show and publication.

Nature Center of Lee County

318 The Sundy Feed Store Relocation PB/10 167,300 140,600 Yes Medium ENR 135,000 Property: This a wood frame vernacular building constructed in 1912 as a tomato


High and Rehabilitation
(Delray Beach)


The Morikami, Inc.


packing house. Bought by John Sunday for use as a farm supply store c. 1913, it served
the Japanese agricultural community and remained open until 1977.
Project: Rehabilitation for use as agriculture history exhibit. Project work includes
structural stabilization, window restoration, renewal of interior finishes, new systems,
exterior repair, insulation, restoration of flooring, and construction of mezzanine stair
and external platform.
Recommendations: Omit structural stabilization, and construction of stair and
platform. Note: Recommended grant award has been adjusted to reflect 1990
legislative appropriation.


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NO. TITLE/APPLICANT CO./REG. REQUEST LOCAL SHARE PRIOR GRANT THREAT SIGNIF SUGG GRANT PROJECT DESCRIPTION/COMMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS

046 Mustard Seed Centre SL/10 170,200 130,700 (50,000+) No Medium LS 71,600 Property: 1914 masonry church building with substantial 1957, 1965 and 1971
Medium (Fort Pierce) additions. Building was vacant and unmaintained prior to acquisition by applicant for
rehabilitation as center for community assistance in important revitalization area.
Mustard Seed Ministries of Building is in limited service, accommodating community "help" agencies, day care
Fort Pierce, Inc. center, etc.
Project: General rehabilitation of building to accommodate more effectively the
needs of several community assistance agencies. Work will include: architectural
services; termite treatment; roof and dome repairs, and reroofing; installation of an
elevator for handicapped access; interior and exterior alterations for code compliance;
renewal of deteriorated finishes; masonry repair; electrical system upgrade; and site
work.
Recommendations: Limit work to architectural services; roof and dome repair, and
reroofing; and termite treatment.

048 Lyric Theater Restoration MR/10 250,000 316,537 No Low ENR 197,000 Property: 1925 Mediterranean Revival style silent picture theater; important historic
High and Revovation building in Stuart's Main Street area. Building has survived with little alteration and,
(Stuart) since late 1980s, has served as Martin County's largest community theater (600 seats).
Project: Continuation of comprehensive rehabilitation of theater for continued use
Friends of the Lyric, Inc. as community cultural center. Work in this phase will include: architectural services;
installation of new HVAC system; upgrade of electrical and plumbing systems;
installation of new fire alarm system; structural repairs and repair of exterior finishes;
roof repair; restoration/replacement of windows; restoration of main lobby; and
various interior alterations for efficient contemporary use.
Recommendations: Delete construction of lobby bar, upper lobby and office, and
enlargement of orchestra seating.

072 Palm Beach County Armory PB/10 247,000 458,315 Yes High ENR Full Property: 1939/1955 WPA Art Deco/Moderne armory building designed by architect
High Restoration Phase II William Manley King. Building served as county armory until 1982 and stood vacant
(West Palm Beach) until 1987, sustaining damage due to vandalism, fire, water intrusion and foundation
failure. Part of building was placed in service in 1987 as community arts center.
Armory Art Center, Inc. Project: Phase II of comprehensive rehabilitation to allow expansion of arts center
programs. Work will include: architectural services; demolition; structural repairs;
reroofing and repair of roof drainage system; repair of exterior stucco;
repair/replacement of windows and security grills; installation of new HVAC, fire
sprinkler, electrical and plumbing systems; interior alterations to meet code and
current use requirements; and rehabilitation of drill hall.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.


086 Sunrise Theater Restoration
High (Fort Pierce)

St. Lucie County Board of
County Commissioners


SL/10


378,479


70,112 (63,932)


Medium ENR


350,000


Property: 1923 Mediterranean Revival style vaudeville and performing arts theater,
an important historic building in Fort Pierce Main Street area. Vacant since 1983, the
900-seat theater has sustained damage due to.lack of maintenance, water intrusion and
vandalism.
Project: Phase I of project to rehabilitate theater for use as performing arts facility to
be managed by St. Lucie County. Work will include: architectural services;
demolition; reroofing; upgrading/replacement of HVAC and electrical systems;
installation of fire sprinkler system at stage; other alterations required for code
compliance; removal of non-historic finishes, where feasible, and restoration of
original work; repainting; replacement of carpeting; and refinishing all seating.
Recommendations: No change in scope of work. Recommended grant award is
intended as substantial contribution to project.


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020 Restoration of Gusman Cultural DA/11 226,835 200,000 Yes Low NR 181,000 Property: The Gusman Center was constructed in 1926 by Paramount Enterprises as
High Center Vestibule and Lobby the Olympia Theater; it was designed as an atmospheric theater by John Eberson,
(Miami) master of that genre; the building was modernized in 1971.
Project: Rehabilitation of the vestibule and lobby including architectural documents,
Gusman Cultural Center restoration of flooring, friezes, concession bar, new doors, plaster repair, historic
paint analysis and painting.
Recommendations: Omit contingency and poster frames.


023 East Martello Citadel MO/11 200,000 83,105 Yes High NR Full Property: Civil War citadel of Martello design, constructed of brick and designed as
High Restoration advance battery to protect Fort Taylor; the building is now used as a museum of art
(Key West) and history of the Florida Keys.
Project: Repointing of brick work, structural stabilization, reroofing and metal work
Key West Art and Historical restoration.
Society Recommendations: No change to scope of work.

026 St. Paul's Episcopal Church MO/11 267,000 148,872 Yes High NRD 150,000 Property: A 1914 cast-in-place concrete church in a modified Spanish Renaissance
Medium Restoration Phase I Revival Style, the building was constructed with 'salt water concrete" which has
(Key West) severely corroded metal reinforcing.
Project: Phase I of a structural stabilization program to include preparation of
St. Paul's Episcopal Church architectural documents, structural stabilization of bell towers, front and rear walls
for continued church use.
Recommendations: No change in scope of work. Recommended grant award is
intended as substantial contribution to project.


034 Restoration of Historic Train DA/11 165,000 327,000 Yes High NR Full Property: Moorish revival railroad station constructed in 1927, the building has been
High Station abandoned and has experienced major fire damage.
(Opa-Locka) Project: Preparation of rehabilitation plans, relocation of the building to a new site
andstabilization of structure for multi-purpose use or retail shopping.
Opa-Locka Community Development Recommendations: No change to scope of work.
Corporation

041 San Carlos Institute MO/11 675,000 695,000 Yes Low NRD 100,000 Property: A museum, library and theater of Spanish culture constructed by the
High (Key West) Cuban government in 1924 in a Spanish Colonial style.
Project: Acquire adjacent property for construction of elevator tower and exit access;
San Carlos Institute, Inc. construct elevator; upgrade theater backstage.
Recommendations: Upgrade backstage of theater only.


056 Ancient Spanish Monastery DA/11 106,000 50,000 Yes High NR Full Property: Twelfth-century A.D. cloisters of Cistercian monastery was acquired by


High (North Miami Beach)

.St. Bernard de Clairvaux
Foundation


William Randolph Hearst in 1925, dismantled and shipped to New York. Alter
Hearst's death, structure (35,000+ crated stones) was acquired by Miami developers
and reconstructed. Long-term water intrusion has deteriorated wood roof framing
and caused severe damage to stone structural units. Full extent of deterioration is not
yet known. Fourteenth-century stained glass in Chapter House is also in need of
conservation.
Project: Final phase of project to restore structure, including modifications necessary
to prevent further deterioration. Phase II work will include: architectural and
engineering services; stone restoration (under direction of stone consultant); stained
glass repair; and project supervision by conservator.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.






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060 Newman United Methodist Church MO/11 65,500 65,500 (23,000+) No High NRD Full Property: 1918 wood frame Gothic style church building incorporating earlier (1886)
Medium (Key West) church damaged by 1910 hurricane. Building is important to Key West's black
community and contributes to significance of Key West Historic District. Poorly
Newman United Methodist Church executed past repairs are partially responsible for severe water and termite damage
which building has sustained.
Project: Restoration/rehabilitation of building for continued church use. Work will.
include: correction of structural framing and roofing deficiencies; and replacement of
deteriorated historic finishes and architectural features. All work will be confined to
structural framing and exterior of building.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.

061 Lyric Theatre DA/11 812,000 241,370 (110,150) Yes High NR 370,000 Property: 1915 masonry vaudeville and movie theater built by black entrepreneur
High (Miami) Geder Walker. Building is lone survivor of black entertainment district which
flourished in Overtown during 1930s-40s, and is focus of Historic Overtown Folklife
Black Archives, History and Village redevelopment project.
Research Foundation of South Project: Continuation of restoration/rehabilitation of previously vacant and heavily
Florida, Inc. deteriorated building for use as community theater and cultural resource center.
Construction documents are complete; project is well planned. Architectural design,
reroofing and selective demolition work have been completed. Remaining work
includes: architectural services (project administration); restoration of main elevation
and repair/refinishing remainder of exterior, including new doors, windows and glass;
reconstruction of balcony and other structural work; installation of new HVAC,
Electrical, plumbing and other systems; alterations required for code compliance; and
installation of new finishes.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work. Recommended grant award is
intended as substantial contribution to project.

071 Old Davic School Restoration BR/11 394,668 846,107 Yes Low NR 375,000 Property: 1918 Moorish style masonry school building designed by noted south


High Project
(Davie)


Florida architect August Geiger; first permanent school building in the Everglades.
Building's second floor auditorium was social, civic and cultural focus of Davie
community for several decades.
Project: Final phase of project to restore/rehabilitate building as mixed use public
facility (including learning center/museum classroom, community meeting space and
cultural facility). Work in this phase will include: demolition of non-historic
construction and fumigation of structure; installation of new fire sprinkler, HVAC,
plumbing and electrical systems; upgrade of existing toilet facilities; reconstruction of
original auditorium stage; installation of elevator for handicapped access; restoration
of original finishes (plaster/drywall, flooring, windows, doors and trim) in classrooms
and auditorium; interior painting; and site work, landscaping and irrigation.
Recommendations: Delete site work, landscaping and irrigation. Recommended
grant award is intended as substantial contribution to project.


074 Old Fire House #2
High (Miami)

City of Miami, Department of
Fire, Rescue and Inspection
Services


DA/11


426,400


165,570


High


Property: 1925 Mediterranean Revival style fire house designed by prolific Miami
architect August Geiger. Prominent historic landmark in major inner-city
redevelopment area, building is vacant and in disrepair due to deferred maintenance
and severe vandalism.
Project: Phase II of project to restore/rehabilitate building to its original form for
use as fire museum and center for fire prevention educational programs. Phase II
work will include: fabrication and installation of new doors and windows (and
temporary protective closures); installation of new HVAC, plumbing and fire
sprinkler systems; installation of new electrical system and lighting fixtures;
installation of new fire and security alarm systems; installation of elevator; and repair,
restoration and painting of interior and exterior finishes.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work.


Town of Davie






SPECIAL CATEGORY GRANT APPLICATIONS FISCAL YEAR 1991-1992 Page Eighteen

NO. TITLE/APPLICANT CO./REG. REQUEST LOCAL SHARE PRIOR GRANT THREAT SIGNIF SUGG GRANT PROJECT DESCRIPTION/COMMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS

080 Dade County Courthouse DA/11 169,000 4,130,000 Yes Low NR 155,100 Property: 1928 28-story steel frame Neo Classical style courthouse and county
High (Miami) administrative building, designed by prominent Atlanta architect A. TenEyck Brown.
For many years, building was tallest (360 feet) south of Washington, D.C., and remains
Metropolitan Dade County focus of county's Government Center.
Project: Part of major project to upgrade building's HVAC system, eliminate window
air conditioners, restore fenestration and building entries, and restore two-story main
lobby. Work in this phase of project will include: demolition and relocation of
partitions and utilities to reopen two-story lobby atrium; restoration of second level
balustrade, as well as other original ornamental work and finishes in lobby; replicate
and install new lighting fixtures to match original features; install new storefront at
each of four lobby entries; install new ceilings at perimeter of first and second levels,
and replace inappropriate elevator lighting soffits.
Recommendations: Delete replication of original lighting fixtures.


083 Cape Florida Lighthouse Interior DA/11 286,000 138,700 Yes Medium NR 236,000 Property: 1846 masonry lighthouse, extended to its current height c1870. An earlier


Medium Rehabilitation
(Cape Florida State Park)


Dade Heritage Trust, Inc.


lighthouse on this site dated to 1825. Light was deactivated in 1878 and property
passed through hands of several private owners, including James Deering, before
acquisition by state in 1966 as focus of new historical/recreational site. Structure was
rehabilitated and opened to public in 1969 and reactivated in 1978. Lighthouse has
been closed due to deterioration of metal stair, lens room and watch tower.
Project: Phase I of project to stabilize/restore tower to allow public access and
improve interpretation. Phase I work will include: architectural and engineering
services; demolition of existing non-historic (1969) stair; fabrication and installation
of cast-iron stair matching c1870 George G. Meade design; interior masonry
repointing; fabrication and installation of doors and windows matching original work;
installation of new electrical and lighting system; interior painting; and stabilization of
lens room and watch tower.
Recommendations: No change to scope of work. Recommended grant award
reduced by cash component of local cost share ($50,000).




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