Specializing in Quality Antiques & Collectibles offered by the finest dealers in Florida
VOTED BEST ANTIQUE MALL IN
ST. LUCIE COUNTY BY THE
READERS CHOICE AWARDS
OF THE HOMETOWN NEWS
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Monday - Saturday
10 am - 5 pm
12 noon - 5 pm
The mall is located midway between Vero Beach and Fort Pierce on U S Highway One.
Come take a walk down memory lane - while viewing the museum quality items in one of the best antique and collectible malls in southeast Florida. The mall has something for all ages and interests. It is clean, well organized, air condtioned, and ADA accessible, with over 40 vendors and 6000 square feet of merchandise.
You will find fine art, bronze, sculpture, American art pottery, silver, metalwork, period furniture, arts and crafts, art deco and mid century modern, estate and costume jewelry, Floridiana, clocks, glass, crystal, kitchenware, nautical, china, collectibles, Highwaymen paintings, vintage toys, carpets, quilts, textiles, books, ephemera, lamps, chandeliers, and more.
Experience a vestige of early Florida. This historic home and inn (circa 1926) offers one of the most unusual and colorful legacies of any antique mall in Florida. Situated in a mansion atop one of the highest points along Florida's Treasure Coast, it was constructed in 1926 for a Bulgarian philharmonic director from New York at a cost of $86,000. The family lived in the home during the 20's and 30's. Throughout the following years, stories of intrigue, legends of the rich and famous, and reports of hauntings were associated with the graceful mansion.
Among the tales told:
- In the early 40's the mansion was used by the Germans to communicate with submarines off shore, for the purpose of espionage
- Silent film star Gloria Swanson owned the mansion in the middle 40's where she rendezvoused with Joe Kennedy
- In the late 40's the home was reinvented as an inn, known as The Pleasant View Inn because of its hilltop view of the Indian River and Atlanta Ocean.
-In the 50's the mansion was the site of a gambling casino and bar
-During the late 50's and 60's it was operated as a bordello. Rumor has it that a gentleman client was shot by his wife on the seventh step as he was comiong down from an upstairs bedroom. His ghost is said to haunt the house to this day
-In the early 1990's the home was converted to the Treasure Coast Antique Mall and has drawn antique customers from across the United States
-In August of 2004, the mall was purchased by Lloyd Properties, Ltd. Vincent Lloyd's plans were to continue to operate the antique mall business. Hurricanes Frances and Jeanne made landfall in the area just a few short weeks later, causing extensive damage to the building. As a result, a spectacular renovation of the entire building has taken place. Altough the building has been brought up to modern structural standards, the architectural lines of the home have been maintained.
-During the process of removing old wall paneling, a beach scene mural spanning 30' was uncovered. The tropical scene depicted is remored to have been painted by A. E. "Beanie" Backus, a famous Fort Pierce artist, in exchange for his bar bill. Restoration of the heavily damaged mural, by locat artist R. L. Davenport, has been completed. Come see how this beautiful work of art has come to life!
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