Test of Time

SarasotaMOD Weekend Celebrates Architect Carl Abbott

This year's architecture festival will featuring self-guided driving tours of several Abbott buildings, virtual conversations with the architect and more.

09/24/2020 By Ilene Denton

Mod Squad

The Butterfield House Joins 3 Iconic Modernist Homes on North Siesta Key

Sarasota School of Architecture enthusiasts have one more reason to look to north Siesta Key’s Bayou Louise neigh-borhood as a hotbed of modern architecture.

09/24/2020 By Ilene Denton

Architecture

SarasotaMOD Weekend Tickets Go On Sale Sept. 28

Now in its seventh year, Sarasota Architectural Foundation’s annual three-day architectural festival will honor architect Carl Abbott.

09/18/2020 By Staff

Preview

SarasotaMOD Weekend Reinvents Itself for the Pandemic Age

The architecture festival returns Nov. 6-8 with some novel twists to honor the career of longtime Sarasota architect Carl Abbott.

08/17/2020 By Ilene Denton

Flashback

Flashback: The Summerhouse Restaurant, 1975

The ‘glass pavilion set in a tropical jungle’ was the height of Sarasota nightlife.

08/11/2020 By Ilene Denton

On the Homefront

News and Notes from the Home Building Industry

Announcing the Aurora Award winners, a talk by architect Carl Abbott and Lee Wetherington Homes’ newest Lakewood Ranch model.

07/15/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

Home of the Month: Carl Abbott's Casa del Cielo

Bob Plunket takes us inside a piece of Sarasota architectural history--Casa del Cielo on Siesta Key.

03/01/2015 By Robert Plunket

Article

Sarasota Boasts Treasure Trove of Mid-Century Modern Architecture

Yes, tourists come for the beaches, but if we get smart, they'll also come to see our treasure trove of mid-century modern architecture.

10/01/2013 By Robert Plunket

Article

Architecture Guru Carl Abbott Releases New Book

Mr. Chatterbox salutes famed Sarasota architect Carl Abbott.

06/03/2013 By Bob Plunket

Article

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend: March 7, 2013

Sarasota events: March 7, 2013.

03/07/2013 By Megan McDonald