Famous Mediterranean Revival Style Architecture Buildings

List of famous buildings in the Mediterranean Revival Style architecture movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of Mediterranean Revival Style architecture buildings, structures and monuments includes information like what city the structure is in, and when it was first opened to the public. There are a lot of historic Mediterranean Revival Style architecture structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular Mediterranean Revival Style architecture buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. This list contains items like Hearst Castle and Villa Vizcaya.

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  • The Adamson House and its associated land, which was known as Vaquero Hill in the nineteenth century, is a historic house and gardens in Malibu, California. The residence and estate is on the coast, within Malibu Lagoon State Beach park. It has been called the "Taj Mahal of Tile" due to its extensive use of decorative ceramic tiles created by Rufus Keeler of Malibu Potteries. The house was built in 1930 for Rhoda Rindge Adamson and Merritt Huntley Adamson, based on a Mediterranean Revival design by Stiles O. Clements of the architectural firm of Morgan, Walls & Clements. The Adamson House was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977, and designated as California Historical ...more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1930
    • City/Town: Malibu, California, USA
    • Style: Spanish Colonial Revival Style architecture, Mediterranean Revival Style architecture, Moorish Revival
  • Ambassador Hotel

    The Ambassador Hotel was a hotel in Los Angeles, California, and location of the Cocoanut Grove nightclub until it was demolished in 2005. The hotel began operation formally on January 1, 1921, and subsequently was the site of the 2nd Academy Awards, the 12th Academy Awards, and the June 1968 assassination of presidential candidate, United States Senator, and former U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.
    • Opened: Jan 01 1921
    • City/Town: Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Style: Mediterranean Revival Style architecture
  • Atalaya Castle

    Atalaya Castle, also known as Atalaya, was the winter home of industrialist and philanthropist Archer M. Huntington and his wife, the sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington, located in Huntington Beach State Park near the Atlantic coast in Murrells Inlet, Georgetown County, South Carolina. Archer Huntington was a noted scholar of Spanish culture and art, and designed the residence in the Moorish Revival and Mediterranean Revival architecture styles from Spanish Andalusian coast models.
    • Opened: Jan 01 1931
    • City/Town: South Carolina, USA
    • Style: Mediterranean Revival Style architecture, Moorish Revival
  • Boca Raton Florida East Coast Railway Station

    The Boca Raton Florida East Coast Railway Station is a historic Florida East Coast Railway train station in Boca Raton, Florida, United States. It is located at 747 South Dixie Highway, off U.S. 1. On October 24, 1980, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
    • Opened: Jan 01 1930
    • City/Town: Florida State Road 811
    • Style: Mediterranean Revival Style architecture
  • Boca Raton Resort

    The Boca Raton Resort & Club, which opened February 6, 1926 as the Ritz-Carlton Cloister Inn, is a large resort and membership-based club located in Boca Raton, Florida. Originally designed by California-born architect, Addison Mizner, it was intended to have been the second of two hotels, with the other an oceanfront hotel. However, the Ritz-Carlton Investment Corporation became involved in the project, and wanted the oceanfront hotel redesigned, so construction began on the then smaller 100 room inn on the west side of Lake Boca Raton. Throughout the Florida land boom of the 1920s, Mizner visioned and began to plan Boca Raton as a major resort destination. To that extent a golf course and ...more
    • Opened: Feb 06 1926
    • City/Town: Boca Raton, Florida, USA
    • Style: Mediterranean Revival Style architecture
  • The C. Brewer Building at 827 Fort Street in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi was built in 1930 to be the headquarters of C. Brewer & Co., the smallest of Hawaiʻi's Big Five corporations. The intimate, almost residential design was begun by Bertram Goodhue and completed by Hardie Phillip. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on 2 April 1980. Built of reinforced concrete in a Mediterranean Revival style, with cut sandstone and stucco and plaster finish, a walled garden, and second-floor balconies, it also features a tiled, double-pitched "Dickey roof" with wide eaves to protect against sun and rain. The modest decorations symbolized the business of the C. Brewer Company: ...more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1930
    • City/Town: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    • Style: Mission Revival Style architecture, Mediterranean Revival Style architecture