Venice Fishing Pier

Venice Fishing Pier

The Venice Fishing Pier is a 720 foot 24/7 pier located at 1600 Harbor Drive in Venice, Florida in Brohard Park. It is located near Sharky’s Restaurant.

Venice Fishing Pier
View from Venice Fishing Pier
View from Venice Fishing Pier
View from Venice Fishing Pier

The pier was originally built in 1966. It was destroyed in 1981. It was rebuilt in 1984. In 2004 it was totally removed. It was replaced by a new 1.7 million dollar pier. Its decking is now plastic wood composite. This is thought to be long lasting.Venice Fishing Pier

View from Venice Fishing Pier

Venice Fishing Pier

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View from Pier

Fishing Pier

Venice Fishing Pier

View from Pier

Venice Fishing Pier

View from Pier

Fishing Pier

Store on Pier

Venice Fishing Pier

Local Birds

Pier

Pier and Sharkeys

KMI Bridge, Venice, Fl

KMI Bridge

KMI Bridge

KMI Bridge

     The Hatchett Creek Bridge (aka KMI Bridge) is a bascule type traversing Hatchett Creek on southbound business US 41 in Venice Florida.  It was constructed in 2003.  The total bring length is 1,080 feet.

Bridge Inspection   2017

Overall condition.                            Good       (5 out of 7)

Superstructure Condition.           Good         (5 out of 7)

Substructure  Condition                Good.        (5 out of 7)

Sufficiency Rating.                          83.5 out of 100

Venice Beach, Venice, Florida

Venice Beach

Life Guard Station

Venice Beach

Venice Beach

Venice Beach

Venice Beach

Venice Beach Parking Lot

Venice Beach

Venice Beach

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Venice Beach

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Venice Beach

Venice Beach

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Refreshment Stand

Venice Beach

Lifeguard Station

Volleyball Courts

Venice Beach

Venice Beach

Venice Beach

Venice Beach

Venice Beach

Germania Club, Chicago

Germania Club

     The Germania Club in Chicago is located at 1536 N. Clark Street.  It was designed by the architectural firm of Adison and Fielder in 1888.  The building was constructed in 1889.  Its style was a blend of Romanesque Revival and Classical Revival.  It is five stories.  There is a 2 story limestone base.  There is a portico and arched doorway on the south end.  In the upper stories, there are arched windows capped by pediment and a pilaster supporting the cornice at the top of the building.

     The building includes the grand ballroom and a banquet room.  There is a restaurant and a bar.

     The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on 10/22/1976.