The Streets of Key West: A History Through Street Names

The Streets of Key West: A History Through Street Names

by J Wills Burke


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781561647309
Publisher: Pineapple Press, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/2014
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 868,366
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

J. Wills Burke is a pen name the author coined in Southeast Asia when he wrote “Aftermath” for the Bangkok Post in 1973. More recently he wrote Origines: The Streets of Vietnam, a book similar in approach to this one. He is a graduate of Florida State University.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Acknowledgments x


1829 20

1874 111

1906 174

1950s 187

Simonton Street 1

Duval Street 8

Whitehead Street 17

Thomas, Emma, William, Margaret, and Caroline Streets 28

Greene and Elizabeth Streets 36

Front Street 43

Eaton Street 48

Fleming Street 52

Southard Street 57

Fitzpatrick Street 60

Ann Street 62

Grinnell Street 64

Frances Street 67

White Street 69

Anderson Street 75

Peary Court 78

Jackson Square 81

Clinton Place 84

Mallory Square 86

Lanes and Alleys 92

Porter Lane 107

Little Streets 110

Eisenhower Drive 128

Gibraltar of the Americas 130

Higgs Memorial Beach 140

Truman Avenue 143

More Little Streets 149

Casa Marina 170

Flagler Avenue 173

Trumbo Point 178

The Aviators 181

Eastern Half of Key West 186

George to Twentieth Streets 193

Roosevelt Boulevard 204

Houseboat Row 208

Hereafter 212

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