Vintage Postcard – Queen’s Crown Motel
On the Gulf of Mexico
Queen’s Crown Motel
modern, Air-Conditioned Efficiency and Bedroom Apartments – Free TV
Lovely Private Beach – Patio with Barbecue
Near Shopping Centers and Good Restaurants.
Owned and Operated by Ruth & Dave Elwood
15376 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach, Florida, 33708
Produced by C.W. Vance – 701 – 75th St. N., St. Petersburg, Fla
This lovely vintage postcard has not been postally used. The Queen’s Crown had a featured ad in The Evening Independent in 1957, found here on Google News.
Looking at Google Street, it’s possible that what the original lobby was still exists. The building, now listed as a single family residence, was built in 1956. However, you can sort of see the old wing of apartments/motel rooms from this angle:
or this angle here:
It would seem to be still used as apartments, but I can’t really find any details on it. Also, no data on either Ruth or Dave Elwood.