3455 S.W. Williston Road
Gainesville, FL 32608
Phone: (352) 378-2405
Fax: (352) 381-8742
The University of Florida is a grant-based research university that strives to promote education and innovation among its students. This school is the second largest in the state by student population and is ranked among the top 100 research universities in the world.
Located in Gainesville, the Library East is also known as the Smathers Library. Exquisitely-designed by architect William A. Edwards, the library stands as a striking structure. It was opened in October 1926, and post World War II, a major input was added by Guy Fulton, the Florida Board of Control architect. The library is home to a large number of humanities and social sciences collections. Via mobile shelving, books and reference journals are kept from the first floor to the third. With great architectural features and an array of library resources, the Library East has gained a historically-significant position.
Jewelry Works is a jewelry and repair store exclusively for watches. The store has jewelry and gifts, and also licensed Gator jewelry.
The city of Gainsville present in the U.S. State of Florida is enriched by a monumental district in the form of the Pleasant Street Historical District. The historically significant district constitutes a massive 770 acres (3.1 square kilometers) of land area. The site is officially designated as a U.S. National Historic District in 1989 and it also stands listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district is inclusive of as many as 259 historical buildings.
The Citra Methodist Episcopal Church-South or the Citra United Methodist Church was included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. This church hosts programs, workshops and other events on a regular basis. Call for details.
The Old Fessenden Academy Historic District is spread over 150 acres (60 hectares) of land. The structure comprises of three buildings. The school offers a library, a school advisory council, a parent teacher organization, counseling and guidance center. The school was later added to the National Register of Historic Places.