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Creation Date

1-19-2009

Building Name

Mott & May Building

Historic District

Micanopy Historic District

Description

Mountain Garage & Matt-May Building, Micanopy, FL.

Mountain Garage was built in 1913 by J.R. Mountain, this is an example of early architecture reflecting the age of the automobile. The building served as a local bus station until the 1940's. Its simple commercial style of stucco and brick was designed to serve as a garage and filling station. With spreading oak trees out front, the garage became a popular local meeting place.

Mott-May Building built by N.B. Mott before 1900, this building is of Gothic Revival commercial architecture, with double front doors and tall display windows. Used as a general store for over 70 years, it has been an antique store for the past 20 years.

National Register of Historic Places - Contributing Building - Micanopy Historic District NRIS #83003512

Latitude, Longitude

29.504737, -82.279636

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Commercial buildings-Florida-Micanopy; Historic buildings; Historic district; Mountain Garage; Mott-May Building; General store; Antique Store; Alachua County (Fl.); Micanopy (Fl.)

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