Monday, January 11, 2010

Signs of Cedar Key

Cedar Key City Park Sign
Cedar Key City Park Sign

One of the things that intrigues me about Cedar Key is the art of the area, even the signage screams of the artistic talent abundant in Cedar Key. So, today, I'll share just a bit of the artistic signage:

Old Fenimore Mill Condominiums Sign
Old Fenimore Mill Condominiums Sign

Cedar Cove
Cedar Cove Sign

Kayak Cedar Keys Sign
Kayak Cedar Keys Sign

Captain Deep Sea's Charters' Sign
Captain Deep Sea's Charters' Sign

Tidewater Tours / Island Tours
Tidewater Tours / Island Tours Sign

Island Hopper Sign
Island Hopper Sign

Seabreeze Food/Spirits Sign
Seabreeze Sign

Big Deck Raw Bar
Big Deck Raw Bar Sign

Ann's...Other Place...
Ann's Other Place Sign

Cedar Key Shoppes
Harbor Master and Dilly Dally Gally's Sign

Frog's Landing
Frog's Landing Sign

Water's Edge Gift Shop Sign
Water's Edge Gift Shop Sign

Niko's Bait Bucket
Niko's Bait Bucket Sign

Kona Joe's Island Cafe Sign
Kona Joe's Island Cafe Sign

Dock Street Depot
Dock Street Depot Sign of Yesteryear

Dock Side Motel Signage
Dock Side Motel Sign

The Rusty Rim Pub  Restaurant Sign
The Rusty Rim Pub & Restuarant Sign

Coconuts of Cedar Key Sign
Coconuts of Cedar Key Sign

Cedar Key Historical Museum Sign
Cedar Key Historical Museum Sign

Historic District Sign
Cedar Key Historic District Sign

Island Pizzeria Sign
Island Pizzeria Sign

Mermaids Landing Water Front Cottages Sign
Mermaids Landing Water Front Cottages Sign

Pirates Cove Cottages Sign
Pirates Cove Cottages Sign

Annie's Cafe
Annie's Cafe Sign

Blue Bayou Marina
Blue Bayou of Cedar Key of yesteryear's Sign (now a restuarant ... sign to come)

Gulf Side Motel
Gulf Side Motel Sign

The Island Place Sign
The Island Place Sign

Island View Cottages Sign
Island View Cottages Sign

Cedar Key Bed & Breakfast Sign 2009
Cedar Key Bed & Breakfast Sign

Island Hotel Sign
Island Hotel c 1859

Island Hotel Sign
Island Hotel and Restaurant c 1859

L and M Saloon
L and M Bar and Lounge of yesteryear

Cedar Inn Motel Sign
Cedar Inn Motel

Cook's Cafe Sign
Cook's Cafe

Island Arts Sign
Island Arts, Artist Co-op

Drummond Community Bank
Drummond Community Bank

Cedar Keyhole Sign
Cedar Keyhole, Artist Co-op

City Hall
City Hall

The Last Sunset
Dedication to the Memory of Cedar Key's Commercial Fishermen

Curmudgeonalia Bookstore Window Reflecting the Chamber of Commerce
Curmudgeonalia Bookstore

Cedar Key Water & Sewer District Bldg
Cedar Key Water & Sewer District Building and Sign

The Market at Cedar Key: Groceries
The Market at Cedar Key Building, Mural, and Sign


Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Cedar Key Buildings

Cormorants Making Using of the Honeymoon Cottage
"Honeymoon Cottage"

I began visiting Cedar Key about 25 years ago when we visited my in-laws' property where they would one day retire. Its beauty, buildings, history, and people captivated me. We visited several times throughout the years, and eventually we couldn't leave.

I will begin this blog with some of the Cedar Key buildings that are memorable and interesting.

Seabreeze
Seabreeze Restaurant and Lounge

The Rusty Rim
Rusty Rim and Coconuts of Cedar Key

Harbour Master
Harbour Master and Dilly Dally Gally

Dock Street Depot
Once the Dock Street Depot, but still Kona Joe's below

Corner Buildings
Hale Building, once The Heron Restaurant, now Tony's Seafood and Accord Insurance

Cedar Key Historical Society Museum
Cedar Key Historical Society and Museum

Curmudgeonalia Bookstore
Once the Masonic Lodge location, now the Curmudgeonalia Bookstore

Island Arts
Island Arts, an Artist Co-Op

Lutterloh Store est 1872
Lutterloh Store c 1872

Schlemmer Grocery and Bakery
Schlemmer Grocery and Bakery

L and M Saloon
The old L & M Bar and Lounge

Island Hotel & Restaurant est 1859
Island Hotel & Restaurant c 1859

Hodge's Home
W Randolph Hodges Home

Cedar Key Bed & Breakfast 2009
Cedar Key Bed & Breakfast (hosts Bill & Alice Phillips)

Wells Wood Outdoor Furniture
Wells Wood Outdoor Furniture (once an old church)

Cedar Key School
Cedar Key School (Florida's smallest public high school)

Whitman House on Cedar Key Museum and State Park Grounds
Whitman House on Cedar Key Museum and State Park Grounds

United Methodist Church
United Methodist Church

Christ Church Episcopal
Christ Church Episcopal

Cedar Key Lighthouse
Cedar Key Lighthouse on Seahorse Key