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Charles Ringling Mansion

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Caples'-Ringlings' Estates Historic District


New College of Florida College Hall. College Hall known as Charles Ringling Mansion. Charles Ringling, one of the six famous Ringling Circus brothers, built his magnificent mansion in 1925-1926 as a winter retreat for his family. In the 1960s, New College of Florida purchased the estate, known today as College Hall, for its administrative and academic needs. The first floor features a music room with Santos Mahogany wood floors and timbered ceilings, a beautiful living room with marble fireplace, and an enclosed tiled terrace.
The elegant building covered by Etowah marble with its spacious lawn offers exquisite bayfront sunsets that adds a unique touch to any event.
Contributing Building - Caples'-Ringlings' Estates Historic District - National Register of Historic Places
NRIS #82001039

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Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; College campuses; College buildings; Historic buildings; Residential mansions; Charles Ringling mansion; College Hall; New College of Florida; Charles Ringling; Sarasota, Fl.


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