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Thursday, October 8, 2015

around town .......Gainesville 2015

bus stop 
 along  University  Ave
  Seagle Building  ( circa  1926 )  in background
  originally  the  tallest  building in Gainesville,
started  out  as  Hotel  Kelly
 unfinished until the  '30's
when it was acquired by 
Georgia Seagle..
she  donated  the building to
University of Florida 
and it was renamed 
John F. Seagle building
1980's  UF  'sold' the building for $1.00
with the provision that it be restored 
commercial businesses now occupy  
the lower  half
with  luxury  apartments  above