When you head over to James Street you see a little different Key West. The buildings are more functional ... modern than those you find a few streets over in Old Town. The Key West Electric Company building is no exception. Located ...Read More >>
The Tennessee Williams Exhibit is located at 513 Truman Avenue, just off of Duval Street. At first I thought this house was where Tennessee Williams lived, but sadly it is not. This home was a private home and has kept much of ...Read More >>
Located on the 1100 block of Simonton Street you will find one of the first successful industrial communities in the United States. Between 1880 and the early 1900's, Key West had a large influx of Cuban expatriates. They were escaping the oppression ...Read More >>
Located at 610 Southard Street, the Benjamin Curry House is one of the few historic homes, still owned by the original family. This home was built by Benjamin Curry, Jr. the brother of Florida's first millionaire, William Curry. He purchased an acre ...Read More >>
The Armory is located at 600 White Street on the corner of White and Southard. In 2006 the Key West Armory became the initial home of the Studios of Key West. The Studios have now relocated to 533 Eaton Street, but the ...Read More >>
Located at 336 Duval (Corner of Eaton and Duval) is the Oldest Schoolhouse also known as the Patterson Baldwin House. It started as a modest one and half story cottage with a front and side porch. It was moved to this location after ...Read More >>
Located at 500 Simonton Street is the Oldest Drug Store. This is one of the oldest commercial buildings in Key West. Dr. John Maloney opened the Key West Drug Company in 1903. He purchased the adjacent building, at 532 Fleming, in 1908 opening ...Read More >>
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