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Designing Sarasota: An Architectural History

Center for Architecture Sarasota 265 S Orange Avenue, Sarasota

An exhibit of Sarasota’s unique architecture, from the earliest native Americans, through the settlement and early development of Sarasota to the international fame of the Sarasota School of Architecture and today’s talented architects. This exhibit is designed for visitors and area residents alike. See how environmental factors helped create a unique type of architecture. Get ... Read more...


Lecture: Creating Sarasota County

PARTNER EVENT - MEMBERS ONLY Dr. Frank Cassell speaks by Zoom to the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Club, Sarasota-Manatee on the formation of Sarasota County.

Venice Museums Day

Lord-Higel House 409 Armada Road, VENICE

May 1, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  Free Admission Come celebrate the history of Venice and those institutions that preserve and interpret it. Venice Museums Day is a chance to visit the Venice Museum @ Triangle Inn, The Lord-Higel House, and the Venice Train Depot. A free trolley shuttle will take visitors to all locations ... Read more...


Sarasota Centennial City Tour

Discover Sarasota Tours 1826 4th Street, Sarasota

Step back in time aboard our air-conditioned trolley with Sarasota’s first newspaper publisher Rose Phillips Wilson (played by Kathryn Chesley), to learn about the city 100 years ago as we celebrate its Centennial. This 90-minute Centennial City Tour explores neighborhoods, buildings, and people that were pivotal to Sarasota’s historical development as well as its current ... Read more...



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