Monday, April 7, 2008

Is it a Palace, Apartments or Hotel? Yes!

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The postcard for today shows a fantastic building that offered a suite hotel ahead of its time. The Palace of Florence Apartment Hotel on the Davis Islands in Tampa Bay in Florida offers a unique look and many unique features for the 1920s. The text printed on the back lists the many unusual features offered to visitors as follows: "All apartments consist of a double bed room, bath, living room, electrically equipped kitchen with individual Frigidaire; heating in each room; linen, silver, kitchen utensils, china, glassware furnished; rented by the day, week, or month, with full hotel service. This is a Curt Teich post card produced in 1926 and can be found in my Florida listings along with 10,000+ post cards on my website at Moody's Postcards.