The Phenix Building circa 1890s
|Location||Palafox and Cedar Streets|
|Date Demolished||2004 (from damage received in Hurricane Ivan)|
FOR RENT, in the new three-story building on Palafox, below Main, to be known as "THE PHENIX," the following apartments: Two small store rooms, 10x50, suitable for fruit or tobacco stores, or for offices, on ground floor: water and gas. Three elegant rooms on second floor, suitable for offices or sleeping rooms; S.W. exposure, plastered and papered, water and gas. Hall on third floor, 50x50, plastered and papered, no columns, has fireplaces, water and gas, accessible by two flights stairs. Ventilated from every quarter. Terms low to right parties. Apply at once to L.C. Sarra, Builder
Its last tenant was Sarah's, an upscale women's clothing store and boutique. The damage it received in 2004 from Hurricane Ivan was so severe, the building (in spite of its name) had to be demolished.