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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Key West skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Key West architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Key West are included on this list. Information about these Key West buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Key West and older historic landmarks.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different buildings, like Old Post Office and Customshouse and Eduardo H. Gato House.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Key West?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Key West. Famous architectural houses within the city of Key West are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Crown Plaza Key West – La Conc... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Key West Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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Crown Plaza Key West – La Concha


The Crowne Plaza Key West – La Concha, more commonly known as the La Concha, is a hotel and the tallest building in downtown Key West, Florida, United States. It was completed in 1926. It is currently the tallest building in the civilian sector of the island of Key West and a contributing structure ...more

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City/Town: Florida, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1926

Dr. Joseph Y. Porter House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Key West Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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The Dr. Joseph Y. Porter House is a historic home in Key West, Florida. It is located at 429 Caroline Street. On June 4, 1973, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. ...more

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City/Town: Key West, Florida, USA

Style: Victorian architecture

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Eduardo H. Gato House is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Key West Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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The Eduardo H. Gato House is a historic home in Key West, Florida, United States. It is located at 1209 Virginia Street. On April 11, 1973, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places Eduardo H. Gato and family also lived at 1327 Duval Street, also known as the Southernmost Point ...more

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City/Town: Key West, Florida, USA

Style: Mission Revival Style architecture, Spanish Colonial Revival Style architecture

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Ernest Hemingway House is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Key West Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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Ernest Hemingway House


The Ernest Hemingway House, officially known as the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum, was the residence of author Ernest Hemingway in Key West, Florida, United States. It is located at 907 Whitehead Street, across from the Key West lighthouse, close to the Southern coast of the island. On November 24, ...more

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City/Town: Key West, Florida, USA