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In the 1950’s architect Bert Brosmith designed this small island cottage just south of where I live.

It’s only accessible by boat and is very small.

Today the core of the building is standing strong but the cantilevered decks are unstable.

So the entire cottage is in need of a renovation. It was built in 1959 after all.

Because the cottage is only accessible by boat, the costs for renovating are triple or quadruple that of if it were accessible by vehicles.

It would be sad to see this structure get destroyed because I believe it to be a rich part of our area’s history.

Hart Cottage in Keewaydin Island Florida

Photo Credit: Marie Barnett

Inside you can open the large sliding windows and allow the breeze to come through.

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