Fred C. Aiken House: Examples of Mediterranean Architecture
Architect Addison Mizner launched a "Florida
renaissance" in Boca Raton, Fla., turning the small, unincorporated town
into a luxurious Mediterranean resort community with houses that
featured Moorish columns and spiral
staircases suspended in mid-air. This 1926 house, on the U.S. National
Register of Historic Places, was owned by Fred C. Aiken, who served as
Boca Raton's mayor from 1929 to 1938.