Breakers Hotel and Resort Palm Beach Florida

S. County Rd., Palm Beach, Florida

Photos 

The Breakers Hotel

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

The Breakers Hotel is important for being the last remaining structure of the Flagler System Hotel complex that once included the Royal Poinciana Hotel, as well as the Ponce de Leon in St. Augustine. Entered on the National Register 8/14/73. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS FL-228)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 14, 1973
Reference number
73000598
NR name
Breakers Hotel Complex
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival; Victorian: Shingle Style; Other architectural type; Mediterranean Revival
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Outdoor recreation; Hotel
Current functions
Hotel; Outdoor recreation
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
1925
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 15
Contributing structures: 1
Contributing objects: 1

Update Log 

  • July 19, 2016: New photos from SLDdigital
  • October 30, 2014: New photos from SLDdigital

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