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10 July 2009

Florida Factoid Friday

The largest occupied wooden structure in the world is the Belleview Biltmore Resort, built in 1897, in Clearwater.

Well, it's actually unoccupied at the moment. On 1 June, it closed its doors to the public to begin a $100,000,000+ restoration and renovation. It is supposed to reopen sometime in 2012. The Golf Club is still open.

4 comments:

Moultrie Creek said...

Thanks for the great news on the Belleview Biltmore - one of my most favorite Florida hotels. We spent a delightful weekend there back during the fight to save it and I'm glad to hear it's getting the attention it deserves.

Kathy C. said...

I love your interesting bits about Florida, very cool. :)

TROLL Y2K said...

I might go to the auction. Hotel fire-sales often rock!

britney said...
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