THIS LEASE, Made this 4th day of April 1969,
by and between ST. AUGUSTINE HISTORICAL RESTORATION AND PRESERVATION
COMMISSION, 46 St. George Street, St. Augustine, Florida, herein
called the Lessor, and CRAIG B. THORN, whose mailing address is
Post Office Box 1335, St. Augustine, Florida, herein called the
WITNESSETH, That in consideration of the covenants
herein contained, on the part of the said Lessee to be kept and
performed, the said Lessor does hereby lease to the said Lessee
the following described property:
Second Floor of Florida State Building at
13 King Street, St. Augustine, St. Johns
County, Florida, described as follows:
Lot 1 of Block 28 of the City of St. Augustine,
Florida, according to the official map thereof
dated June 12 A.D., 1923;
together with two off-street parking spaces
at said location.
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the same for the term of six (6)
years commencing May 1, 1969, through April 30, 1975, the said
Lessee paying therefore the total rent of Fourteen Thousand Four
Hundred and no/100 ($14,400.00) Dollars.
And the said Lessee covenants with the said Lessor to
pay the rent in monthly payments of $200.00 each on the first day
of each and every month for said term.
At the end of said term, Lessee shall have the option
of extending said term for an additional four (4) years at a
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$200.00 per month. If Lessee intends to exercise said option, he
shall notify Lessor, in writing, at least 90 days prior to the
expiration of the initial term hereof.
At the end of said term and extension thereof, Lessee
shall have the privilege of extending said term an additional _3
years at a rental to be negotiated between the parties.
Lessee agrees to provide the building flag service,
which shall consist of raising and lowering flags, customarily
placed on the front of the building, at appropriate times as
required by Lessor, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
Lessee shall furnish lights, water, heat, air conditioning,
trash removal, and such other utilities as Lessee may require.
Lessee agrees to make no unlawful, improper or offensive
use of the premises; not to assign this lease or to sublet any
part of said premises without the written consent of the Lessor;
not to use said premises for any other purpose than as an office,
and to quit and deliver up said premises at the end of said term
in as good condition as they are now (ordinary wear and decay and
damage by the elements only excepted). And the said Lessee hereby
covenants and agrees that if default be made in the payment of the
rent as aforesaid, or if the said Lessee shall violate any of the
covenants of this lease, then said Lessee shall become a tenant at
sufferance, hereby waiving all right of notice, and the Lessor
shall be entitled immediately to re-enter and re-take possession
of the demised premises.
Lessor covenants and agrees to keep the exterior of the
building leased in good and sufficient repair, including porch area,
excepting unforeseen casualties, but Lessor shall not be required to
replace, renew or repair any depreciation or damage caused by the
negligence of Lessee, his employees or guests.
Any furnishings or decorations used in conjunction with
the exterior areas of said premises shall be compatible with the
Restoration Program of St. Augustine. Prior to use or installation
of said furnishings or decorations, Lessee shall obtain the approval
of Lessor, who shall be the sole judge of compatibility with the
All equipment and furnishings owned by Lessee shall be
the sole responsibility of Lessee. Lessee shall keep the said premises,
including doors, windows, wiring, plumbing, and other fixtures, and
all internal parts of said premises at his own cost and expense during
the continuance of this lease in good, sound, clean and serviceable
condition and repair.
It is contemplated by the parties that Lessee shall
make extensive interior alterations to enable Lessee to use the
leased premises for offices. Said alterations shall not involve
major structural changes to the existing building. All equipment,
partitions and furnishings shall remain the property of Lessee.
Upon termination of this lease, Lessee may remove said property,
provided said removal may be accomplished without damage or
mutiliation of the existingbuilding, and the building, upon such
termination, shall be left in as good repair as it now is. Lessee
shall leave all plumbing fixtures in the lavatory areas. In the event
Lessee elects to remove a portion of the interior partitions, Lessor
may require Lessee to remove any or all of the interior partitions.
The equipment, and furnishings which Lessee may remove shall include,
but not be limited to, air conditioning and heating units,
kitchenette unit, carpeting, and lighting fixtures.
WITNESS our hands and seals this / ,
Signed, sealed and delivered
in the presence oft
As to Lessor
ST. AUGUSTINE HISTORICAL RESTORATION
AND PRESERVATION COMMISSION
/ It Executive/Director
As to Lessee
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