Monthly Archives: March 2012

Our Coquina Clock Tower

Our beautiful old Clock Tower has for the past 74 years kept a steady vigil over the central Daytona Beach coastline. Constructed as part of a WPA-funded beachside renovation project, the tower – like its  companion bandshell to the north – is made of coquina rock from the Florida Keys.  It … Continue reading

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Screen Door Art

I was killing time in downtown Melbourne today (3/16/12) and spotted this great 1940s (?) screen door on an old bungalow that has been converted to a lawyer’s office.

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Obligatory Bike Week Post…Kinda

Yep, it’s Bike Week in Daytona Beach.  I’ll tell you what, I never feel safer than during Bike Week ’cause that’s when the town is full of doctors and lawyers from “up north” (who have packed on 100 lbs., pulled out … Continue reading

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Mt. Moriah Baptist Church

This post comes via a suggestion from Tom Brown, with a nod to Najwa Dali and her interest in historic African-American churches. Port Orange’s Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, established in 1911, is the only original building remaining from the Freemanville settlement … Continue reading

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