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It’s Great Downtown!

Hello, my name is Tracy and I'm a Venice MainStreet 'Downtowner' (a roving ambassador).  Venice MainStreet is dedicated to preserving, protecting, and promoting, Historic Downtown Venice. Let me show you around town!  Let's have a seat in Fountain Park and I'll tell...

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Venice Historical Tours

Although many buildings in the downtown area look old, only those constructed during the 1920’s have been included in this tour. In 1987 the city recognized the need to continue the architectural character of the original city and established the Architectural Review...

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Explore Venice History

Although many buildings in the downtown area look old, only those constructed during the 1920’s have been included in this tour. In 1987 the city recognized the need to continue the architectural character of the original city and established the Architectural Review...

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351 South Nassau Street – Triangle Inn

This building was constructed in 1927 as a rooming house or inn. It was specifically designed to house the business. It was not designed as a single family house. It was built by Mrs. Augusta Miner who moved to Venice from Chicago where she ran a tea room. There is no...

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247-251 W. Venice Avenue: The Sanders Building

Originally intended to house a drug store, barbershop, haberdashery, and tearoom, this was the second commercial building constructed in Venice. H. S. Patterson, local representative of Walker and Gillette, described the front of the building as “decidedly a Venetian...

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311 W. Venice Avenue

This two-story building was owned by Wm. E. Mohler and originally housed the Woolard Furniture Company and the J. T. Hardware Company. As was common during the 1920s, there were rental apartments on the second floor. Social notes in the Venice News chronicle the...

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Receives 2015 National Main Street Accreditation

Venice MainStreet has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center®, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Each...

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28th Annual Downtown Venice Art Fest

28th Annual Downtown Venice Art Fest November 7& 8, 2015  Official Poster Design Contest   Venice MainStreet, Inc. is holding a contest for the 28th Annual Downtown Venice Art Fest official poster design.  The artist selected by the Design Committee will be awarded...

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