75 King Street , St. Augustine, Florida 32084

Founded in 1948 by Chicago publisher, collector, and professional hobbyist Otto C. Lightner, The Lightner offers an immersive experience of art, architecture, history, and design. The Lightner occupies the former Alcazar Hotel, a Gilded Age resort hotel commissioned by railroad magnate Henry Flagler. Completed in 1888, the magnificent Spanish Renaissance Revival building was designed by the prominent architecture firm of Carrère and Hastings.