Tag Archives: Sarasota

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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’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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Rent a bonafide modernist icon

This one is for the architectural adventurists: an experimental structure designed in 1950 by Paul Rudolph and Ralph Twitchell, on Siesta Key near Sarasota, FL. Small (800 sq. ft.) and strange(but very cool!)-looking, the Cocoon/Healy Guest House (click link for … Continue reading

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