Delray Beach Marina Historic District:The Marina Historic District is situated on the Intracoastal Waterway and was built around the town's City Marina. The district displays a variety of architectural styles. Streamline Moderne, Colonial Revival, Mediterranean Revival, & Bungalows blend with the distinctive sub-tropical landscape. Composed of narrow and shaded streets, with the City Marina as a focal point, the Delray Beach Marina Historic District is the town's most pedestrian oriented neighborhood. The district contains 96 buildings of which 51 are contributing. MAP - MARINA.pdf (164KB)
"The Marina Historic District, a historically small-scale neighborhood, was primarily developed from 1922 to 1943 and showcases many irreplaceable architectural resources. Later development of the 1940s, 1950s, and beyond provides prime examples of South Florida architecture. A portion of the historic district contains what was once known as the "Mike Blank Nurseries", Delray Beach pioneers, the Blank family left a legacy of large shade trees throughout the areas, and built and lived in several structures along SE 7th Avenue, some of which remain. The Christian Science Church, constructed in 1942, initially served as a chapel at the U.S. Army Air Force Base in Boca Raton and was relocated in 1949 to 200 SE 7th Avenue. Architect Sam Ogren. Sr., designed and executed the church's facade and renovation in later years. Designed by architect John Volk, the circa 1937 " Fountaine Fox Cottages" are located in the 200 block on the west side of SE 7th Avenue and provide excellent examples of the Florida Cottage Style. Fontaine Fox, a famous cartoonist and creator of "Toonerville Trolley," was a notable winter resident. The City of Delray Beach locally designated the Marina Historic District in 1988."
The Marina Historic District is one of the five Delray Beach Historic Districts listed in the local register of historic places along with Old School Square Historic District, Nassau Park Historic District, Del-Ida Historic District and West Settlers Historic District.
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