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Only in Sarasota: The Selby House

Illustrator John Pirman sketches the historic Selby House.

04/02/2019 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Bahi Hut

The Bahi Hut lounge on North Tamiami Trail is a cultural landmark of Sarasota’s history, dating back to 1954.

02/28/2019 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Art Center Sarasota to Exhibit Illustrator John Pirman's Work for Sarasota Magazine

The show features 27 archival pigment prints of Pirman’s renderings of Sarasota architecture, people and places, plus a few created specially for the exhibit.

02/11/2019 By Staff

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Only in Sarasota: Spencer House

This ultra-modern design has become iconic to Sarasota.

02/01/2019 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Dolphins at Bayfront Park

This month: that iconic statue.

01/10/2019 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Seagulls on Siesta Beach

Native seagulls are easily summoned with any small, tasty offering.

12/03/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

Architecture Events

A Downtown Walking Tour, a Closer Look at Architect Philip Johnson and More

Presented by the Center for Architecture Sarasota, Sarasota Architectural Foundation and Ringling Museum.

11/28/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Only in Sarasota: Sanderling Beach Club Cabanas

The cabanas were designed in 1952 by architect Paul Rudolph.

10/29/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Revere Quality House

This Sarasota School of Architecture icon was designed by Paul Rudolph and Ralph Twitchell.

10/01/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

Weekend Planner

Your Top 4 Things to Do: Sept. 13-19

Van Wezel Friday Fest, $7 Saturdays at Mote and more.

09/13/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Only in Sarasota: Schechter House Pool, San Remo Estates

That cherry red balloon dog pool toy just adds a smile.

08/10/2018 By John Pirman

Ringling Museum

Ca d'Zan Curator Ron McCarty Says Good-Bye

The longtime curator of the Ca d'Zan will retire Aug. 31.

07/30/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Only in Sarasota: Blackburn Point Bridge

It's one of the few remaining swing bridges in Florida.

06/27/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: The Thomas House, Sapphire Shores

This month: an opulent 1920s estate.

05/28/2018 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Canned Ham Vintage, Rosemary District

Illustrator John Pirman goes retro with Canned Ham Vintage.

04/26/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

Note This

Illustrator John Pirman's Home Designs Featured in Sarasota MOD Shop

A set of five notecards features iconic Sarasota School of Architecture designs.

04/10/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Only in Sarasota: Tillandsia Warhol Wall

Illustrator John Pirman captures Andy Warhol’s spirit in Selby Gardens’ show Warhol: Flowers in the Factory.

03/28/2018 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Rae House, Siesta Key

Illustrator John Pirman sketches a restored Sarasota School of Architecture house on Siesta Key.

02/28/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Lido Dorset, Lido Beach

This month: a mod moment at Lido Dorset.

01/25/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: SRQ Airport, Winter Afternoon

Illustrator John Pirman sketches the local airport on a sunny afternoon.

12/27/2017 By John Pirman