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The architecture is a little too interesting to really make the Florida comparison work.  Not nearly enough stucco (obligatory Groucho Marx reference goes here).

But, yeah, I can certainly see the California/Florida comparison, especially in the landscaping.  The "Queenslander" style vbo shows could come from any older, upper-class area on the beach in the South.

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.

by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Mon Oct 24th, 2011 at 10:08:25 AM EST
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Yes, the beaches and even just the flatlands in Louisiana, where it's similar to an Acadian style house, principally because of the wrap-around balconies. Said balconies are wonderful to have, though many must be screened in somehow to avoid the plagues of mosquitos.  But in good weather with a breeze, there's nothing so wonderful as watching the sunset from a balcony.

'tis strange I should be old and neither wise nor valiant. From "The Maid's Tragedy" by Beaumont & Fletcher
by Wife of Bath (kareninaustin at g mail dot com) on Wed Oct 26th, 2011 at 03:50:56 AM EST
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