Category Archives: FLORIDA

1920s Sarasota

                          I’M JUST BACK from Florida’s Gulf Coast, where I attended Sarasota Mod, a conferenceĀ aimed at educating the public (and hopefully saving) the city’s stock of innovative post-WWII … Continue reading

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Coming Up: Sarasota MOD Weekend

Hiss Studio, Tim Seibert CERTAIN PLACES ON THE PLANET — often unexpected places, like Columbus, Indiana, and Tel Aviv, Israel — have been blessed with impressive inventories of important 20th century architecture. One such place is Sarasota, Florida, on the … Continue reading

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Modernist Gem in Sarasota 375K

LUCKY LU ANDREWS. She was the secretary for the architecture firm of Ralph Twitchell, which in its 1940s-’60s heyday helped make Sarasota, Florida, an epicenter of important modern architecture. Over the years, Lu Andrews’ employers designed three houses for her. … Continue reading

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’60s House in Sarasota 299K

MY IDEA OF A GREAT WINTER GETAWAY would be an architecture-themed vacation in and around Sarasota, Florida. The area has an extraordinary concentration of modernist houses, including some by Paul Rudolph, who later became dean of Yale’s architecture school, and … Continue reading

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WEEKEND ROUND-UP

SO MANY INTRIGUING THINGS cross my desk (or inbox) that I’d like to share, but I already have 50-plus drafts for blog posts and it’s getting out of hand. So I’m going to try something new on the weekends: a … Continue reading

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