KARL J DREWS HOUSE ../images/detail_photos/karl-drews-house.jpgKARL J DREWS HOUSE Address 8220 Sanibel Blvd. Fort Myers, FL 33967 Google Map/Directions Contact Information Facility Staff Events Events Calendar Hours Closures Information The house has a classroom that holds up to 25 people for meetings, parties and programs August through May. For inquiries on renting the room please contact the staff at the Community Center 239- 267-2181. The rest of the facility is used for recreation and leisure programs, education and camp programs. History The house was purchased in 2002 and the renovations were complete in 2004. The gardens around the house were completed November 2007 as a part of a community joint venture with assistance from Florida Friendly Yards and Neighborhoods. The complex was named in honor of Fire Chief Karl Drews, who served the San Carlos Fire Department from 1979 until his tragic death in 1990 when he died in a plane crash while helping another fire district.