Paul Rudolph’s iconic Sarasota High School building (seen here), the mod, mod neighborhood of Lido Shores and other treasured Sarasota School of Architecture homes and commercial projects take center stage when the Sarasota Architectural Foundation hosts its inaugural Sarasota MOD Weekend Oct. 9-12. The four-day festival is chock-full of trolley, bus, boat and walking tours, plus lectures, a Sanderling Club beach supper and more. Among the visiting presenters are Lawrence Scarpa of the Los Angeles architectural firm of Brooks + Scarpa, who won the 2014 Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum award; Miami-based landscape architect to the stars, Raymond Jungles; and John Howey, author of The Sarasota School of Architecture. Check out sarasotaMOD.com for tickets and the complete schedule of events.
This article appears in the October 2014 issue of Sarasota Magazine. Click here to subscribe. >>