Italy and Spain have done much to influence the master builders of Florida with quaint and romantic scenic effects of architecture and atmosphere, with opportunity for Venetian balconies, balustrades, grills, mantles, foyer halls, galleries, winding staircases, towers and patios. The shore lines of Old Tampa and Boca Ciega Bays offer perfect settings to complete this picture of the old and new worlds and industrial giants were quick to appreciate this condition.
Embodied in the Schooley Homes are liberal features incorporating every desirable and artistic phase of the Mediterranean environment plus the departures of improvement that please individual American tastes and conveniences. They are splendid in their completeness and well within the financial range of particular purchasers. The Schooley Homes encourage “real fascination for abiding in comfort and permanency.”Read full article with historical images