Well'sbuilt Hotel (NRIS 00000006)
511 W. South St.,
Florida. County/parish: Orange.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
February 04, 2000.
Also known as:
- Well'sbuilt Hotel
- The Wells' Built Hotel is a historic hotel that is now an African-American museum. It is located in Orlando, Florida, in the center of Orlando's historic Parramore district, at 511 West South Street. Dr. William Monroe Wells built the hotel, and a nearby entertainment venue, for African Americans visiting Orlando. During the segregation era, this hotel served as host to several now famous African-American performers. On February 4, 2000, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/00000006