Florida…Then and Now

Finnish Perspective

I have lived in Florida off and on since 1964 until I moved back to the Cleveland area about 4 years ago. To say it has changed significantly in that time would be a gross understatement. The Florida of today is as unlike the Florida I moved to in 1964 as the moon is unlike Venus. When my family first ventured into Florida we stopped for a while in Port Charlotte, one of many planned communities on the west coast or Gulf Coast. A waterfront community on the west side of US 41 – The Tamiami Trail [ Tampa to Miami] and the gulf club community on the east side. The interstates had not been built yet so US 41 on the gulf coast and US 1 on the east coast were still the main routes.

At the time the most homes there were newish, built in the late 1950s…

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