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Photo, Print, Drawing Banyan Street, Banyan Street, Boca Grande, Lee County, FL

[ Photos from Survey HALS FL-23  ]

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[ Data Pages from Survey HALS FL-23  ]
[ Photo Captions from Survey HALS FL-23  ]

About this Item

Title

  • Banyan Street, Banyan Street, Boca Grande, Lee County, FL

Names

  • Historic American Landscapes Survey, creator
  • Parker, Carl Rust
  • Olmsted Brothers
  • Fouts, Louis M.
  • Boca Grande Land Company
  • Stevens, Christopher M., transmitter
  • Driapsa, David J., historian
  • Lutrick, William "Bill", photographer
  • McPartland, Mary, transmitter

Created / Published

  • Documentation compiled after 2000

Headings

  • -  residential streets
  • -  banyan trees
  • -  allées
  • -  city planning
  • -  streetscapes
  • -  streets
  • -  Florida--Lee County--Boca Grande

Latitude / Longitude

  • 26.747706,-82.263029

Notes

  • -  Significance: Banyan Street is a historic part of the village of Boca Grande on Gasparilla Island, located just south of the Downtown Boca Grande Historic District. The street may have been designed in a 1914 master plan by landscape architect Carl Rust Parker, and one block is lined with a graceful alleé of banyan trees (Ficus benghalensis). The century-old allée originally consisted of 26 trees in two rows of 13 trees in each row planted 25 feet on center and 38 feet apart on opposite sides of the street. The street runs perpendicular to the Gulf of Mexico, and the unique tunneled space the trees create frames views of the evening sunsets. The residential street is a popular tourist and artist attraction.
  • -  Survey number: HALS FL-23
  • -  Building/structure dates: ca. 1914- ca. 1915 Initial Construction

Medium

  • Photo(s): 2
  • Data Page(s): 7
  • Photo Caption Page(s): 1

Call Number/Physical Location

  • HALS FL-23

Source Collection

  • Historic American Landscapes Survey (Library of Congress)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Control Number

  • fl0846

Rights Advisory

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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, Creator, Carl Rust Parker, Olmsted Brothers, Louis M Fouts, Boca Grande Land Company, and David J Driapsa, Lutrick, William "Bill", photographer. Banyan Street, Banyan Street, Boca Grande, Lee County, FL. Boca Grande Lee County Florida, 2000. translateds by Stevens, Christopher M.Mitter, and Mcpartland, Marymitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/fl0846/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, C., Parker, C. R., Olmsted Brothers, Fouts, L. M., Boca Grande Land Company & Driapsa, D. J., Lutrick, W. "., photographer. (2000) Banyan Street, Banyan Street, Boca Grande, Lee County, FL. Boca Grande Lee County Florida, 2000. Stevens, C. M. M. & McPartland, M., transs Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/fl0846/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, Creator, et al., photographer by Lutrick, William "Bill". Banyan Street, Banyan Street, Boca Grande, Lee County, FL. trans by Stevens, Christopher M.Mitter, and Mcpartland, Marymitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/fl0846/>.