The Blue House in Vilano Beach was declared unsafe after the beach washed away.The Blue House in Vilano Beach was declared unsafe after the beach washed away.
The Blue House in Vilano Beach was declared unsafe after the beach washed away. | News4Jax

Infamous ‘blue house’ in Vilano Beach finally torn down

Published on August 17, 2023 at 11:48 am

The infamous “blue house” in Vilano Beach was finally demolished Thursday after delays over a sea turtle nest found under the home.

The St. Johns County home gained national attention after the beach below it washed away during powerful storms.

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In May, the home was declared unsafe and slated for demolition, but in June, a sea turtle nest was found under the home on State Road A1A, so the demolition was put on hold.

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author image Tiffany Salameh joined the News4Jax team in June 2023 as a member of the I-TEAM and the consumer investigative reporter. Tiffany comes home to Jacksonville from WBND in South Bend, Indiana, where she was nominated for three Emmys for her reporting on community issues and politics.
author image Tiffany Salameh joined the News4Jax team in June 2023 as a member of the I-TEAM and the consumer investigative reporter. Tiffany comes home to Jacksonville from WBND in South Bend, Indiana, where she was nominated for three Emmys for her reporting on community issues and politics.

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