Fort Myers Downtown Commercial District

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Fort Myers Downtown Commercial District
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Corner of First and Hendry in the Fort Myers Downtown Commercial District
Fort Myers Downtown Commercial District is located in Florida
Fort Myers Downtown Commercial District
Fort Myers Downtown Commercial District is located in the United States
Fort Myers Downtown Commercial District
LocationFort Myers, Florida
Coordinates26°38′38″N 81°52′6″W / 26.64389°N 81.86833°W / 26.64389; -81.86833Coordinates: 26°38′38″N 81°52′6″W / 26.64389°N 81.86833°W / 26.64389; -81.86833
Area82 acres (330,000 m2)
NRHP reference #89002325[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 26, 1990

The Fort Myers Downtown Commercial District is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on January 26, 1990) located in Fort Myers, Florida. The district is bounded by Bay and Lee Streets, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and Monroe Street. It contains 69 historic buildings.

Thomas Edison and Henry Ford both had summer homes off of McGregor Boulevard, which is located near the Downtown District. Tours of their estates are available.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.

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