Vintage Sarasota: Lower Main Street

Historical Sarasota photographs: take a look at Main Street in the 1950s.

By Chelsey Lucas April 17, 2013

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Lower Main Street (ca 1953). This image shows Main Street in Downtown Sarasota. The building in the back center is City Hall, while the Five Points streetlight is pictured in the foreground. Also featured in the photograph is the Orange Blossom Hotel (left), one of the three earliest skyscrapers in Sarasota. -- Chelsey Lucas

Photo courtesy of Sarasota County Department of Historical Resources.

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