Emile E. Watson Administration Building
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member macdonr
N 28° 01.920 W 081° 56.980
17R E 406651 N 3101110
This is one of twelve structures at Florida Southern College designed by and constructed under the supervision of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Waymark Code: WMP2B
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 09/01/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
Views: 69

The Emile E. Watson Administration Building was constructed between 1946 and 1948. It houses the office of the college president and other administrative offices. The Watson and Fine buildings are often perceived as one structure, but they are distinctly separate, connected by the Esplanade. Together, these buildings cost $200,000 to construct. Note the tall decorative red light pole at the north end of the buildings.

Visitors are welcome on the campus. Please park in marked visitor parking, or along Johnson Avenue, on the west side of campus. Walking tour brochures with maps are available here:
N 28° 01.913 W 081° 56.955

The Florida Southern College Architectural District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.

Year Completed: 1948

Commissioned By: Florida Southern College

Nearest City or Town: Lakeland, FL

Public/Private: Private

Tours Available?: yes

Website: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
There are no specific visit requirements, however telling about your visit is strongly encouraged. Additional photos of the building or house to add to the gallery are also nice, but not required. Pictures with a GPS or you in them is highly discouraged.
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