09 Nov Patio Del Moro (1926)
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This courtyard complex of seven maisonette apartments is of Spanish Revival style with extensive Moorish detailing. The use of Moorish design elements is attributed to the Patio’s original owner, a physician who had traveled widely in North Africa and Spain. The Moorish features include a copper-domed Tunisian tower, horseshoe-arched entrance tunnel, tiled fountains in the public and private patios, horseshoe and pointed-arch doorways and fireplaces. Each of the maisonette apartments has a specific name and details that differentiate one from the other.