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J W Wright Building


J W Wright Building, Deland, Fl.

This building was constructed in 1920 and designed by architect Francis Miller, who was active in the Florida land boom of the 1920s. The Wright Building is a two-story masonry vernacular structure. Until the 1960s, the building was a cornerstone of a bustling African American business and entertainment district. Built in 1920 and known as the J.W. Wright Building, paint is peeling from the structure, windows are boarded up. There was a time when the address was alive with activity. It is in need of renovation and restoration

Latitude, Longitude

29.024509, -81.306533


Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Commercial buildings-Florida-Deland; Historic buildings,J W Wright Building; African American business; Volusia County (Fl.)


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