In 1894, Palm Beach leaped to world prominence as a winter playground with the completion of Henry Morrison Flagler's Royal Poinciana Hotel. In 1920's Palm Beach's extravagant lifestyle reached its height, and grand sprawling Mediterranean-style mansions abounded. By the 1980s, financial prosperity and an economic boom, which was accompanied by an onslaught of redevelopment, threatened Palm Beach's world famous architectural heritage. Palm Beach details the meticulous restorations of more than twenty great houses and ...

Palm Beach: An Architectural Legacy 2003, Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN-13: 9780847825103

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