Visit to the Tradewinds
1931 one penny post card
Melbourne like most every other boom town in Florida, has had a big hotel wished on it; Most of the towns a tough time trying to live up to their hotels and Melbourne is just another town along the coast. We concluded that finances do not warrant more than a fleeting glance at this emporium and I felt it our duty to prance right along to where we were going which to the best of knowledge at this particular time was New Smyrna. So we beat it.
Street facade with main entrance and arched loggia (three-story Mediterranean Revival with tile roof, tower, and canvas awnings) as viewed across grounds March 23, 1926
Sunlit sun parlor with varied wicker furnishings and drapery-hung windows March 23, 1926