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Villa Zorayda Museum

The three-story building, called the Villa Zorayda, had garishly painted doors and windows, designed to look “Moorish.” Boston millionaire Franklin W. Smith had it built in 1883, modeled after a building he saw and admired in the Al Hambra, in Spain. Smith had it made of poured concrete, an idea he passed on to Henry Flagler. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places and is privately owned. It is visually impressive in a gaudy sort of way, and looks like it belongs in Disneyland. Smith was one of the first people in the country to build a home whose features were based on places he had taken a fancy to while touring. He coined the idea of “fantasy architecture.”