The cracker house once owned by Laura Riding Jackson, a local literary historical personality. The house was originally situated in Wabasso before being moved to an island in the Indian River Lagoon for many years. Now it sits at its third location on the campus of Indian River State College’s Mueller Campus in Indian River County. Click to view the house at its second location and to learn more about LRJ.
The partially demolished packing house in Wabasso. At one time it was new, a busy place bustling with activity and people. Now it has slipped down the memory hole. A defunct economic engine reduced to an eyesore – if they even notice it – for the occupants of the cars speeding by.
The old library in Vero Beach, a modest example of classic mid-20th Century architecture. Built in 1962, the building’s facade is meant to look like books on a shelf. The building has undergone extensive modifications over the years after its role as a library ended. The most obvious is the giant wall built just inside the entrance. As a library, one simply walked into a large, cavernous space filled with books. Now one is confronted with an enclosed entrance space […]