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Patrick

CONCERNED WITH THE FREQUENT DEMOLITION OF ARCHITECTURALLY SIGNIFICANT PROPERTIES IN THE CENTRAL FLORIDA AREA, FLORIDA VICTORIAN ARCHITECTURAL ANTIQUES WAS FORMED IN THE SPRING OF 1981 FOR THE SALVAGE AND REUSE OF ARTIFACTS AND DETAILS FROM THESE BUILDINGS.

SINCE THAT TIME WE HAVE SALVAGED THESE AUTHENTIC STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS, ARCHITECTS, INTERIOR DESIGNERS, WINDOW DISPLAY ARTISTS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS, MOVIE AND TELEVISION PROP COMPANIES, RESTAURANTEURS, AND OLD HOUSE RESTORERS.

IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING THE ARCHITECTURAL ITEMS DESCRIBED, WE ALSO OFFER REPAIR AND REFINISHING SERVICES, CONSIGNMENT RETAIL SALES, SHORT TERM RENTAL OF ARTICLES, ARCHITECTURAL APPRAISAL AND RESTORATION CONSULTATION, LOCATING RARE MATERIALS, AND REFERRALS FOR REPAIR AND RESIDENTIAL INSTALLATION.

THE FLORIDA VICTORIAN STUDIOS ARE LOCATED IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN DELAND FLORIDA IN A RESTORED 8,000 SQ. FOOT VINTAGE 1926 BUILDING. WE ARE OPEN FOR PUBLIC VIEWING AND ITEMS PURCHASE FROM 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, OTHER TIMES BY APPOINTMENT.

GENERALLY, DAYS OF THE WEEK ARE USED FOR NECESSARY BUILDING SALVAGE ACTIVITIES AWAY FROM THE STUDIOS. THERE IS USUALLY SOMEONE WORKING IN THE STUDIO AND YOU ARE WELCOME TO VISIT. HOWEVER, FOR CLIENTS TRAVELING A DISTANCE OR PERSONS WITH SPECIFIC NEEDS, WE WOULD SUGGEST AN APPOINTMENT WITH MARK SHUTTLEWORTH. SIMPLY CALL (386)734-9300 OR EMAIL US HERE.

Mark