A while ago I posted about a big old forgotten building I saw in the secluded town of Idlewild HERE Someone posted in the comments that it was the old Casa Blanca Hotel. I did a little digging around on the internets and found an old photo of the hotel.
Judging from the cars I am guessing this pic was from the late 40s or early 50s. It is so strange to look at this photo and see the building without the enormous tall pine trees. It looks like they had planted some small pine trees for landscaping and over three-quarters of a century those little trees grew up.
Idlewild was a thriving resort community for African Americans with places like the Flamingo Club which you can read about in my post HERE
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