House Gawker

Get a Glimpse of Architectural History at Siesta Key's Cocoon and Revere Houses

Tour two of Siesta Key’s architectural gems to learn why the Sarasota School of Architecture’s legacy endures and delights.

07/21/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Hidden Gem

Tour a Renovated Sarasota School of Architecture Home That Pays Homage to Its Roots

It's a thoroughly modern house with a midcentury spirit.

05/13/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Harkavy House

This remarkable Sarasota School of Architecture house is known for its unique, minimal pavilion design.

11/01/2020 Illustrations by John Pirman

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Sarasota School of Architecture Home in Dade City

This house is an untouched time capsule of 1960s design, with all the earmarks of the style.

10/28/2020 By Robert Plunket

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

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Tim Seibert Masterpiece on Siesta Key

Restoring the place to its former glory could well be the ultimate rehab project.

06/11/2020 By Robert Plunket

Flashback

Flashback: Galloway’s Furniture Store, 1959

Behind a former Visionworks store once stood this architectural jewel.

06/02/2020 By Ilene Denton

Past and Present

Home Tour: A Thoroughly Modern House With a Midcentury Spirit

The owners' desire was to blend the best of the past with the best of the present.

06/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate Junkie

Go Inside the Bennett Residence, a Sarasota School of Architecture Gem

All of the hallmarks of the style are there: lots of glass to let in the light, geometric lines, perfect proportions and Ocala block walls.

05/27/2020 By Robert Plunket

Back to the Future

A Midcentury Home in Forest Lakes Gets a Makeover

The home's original blueprints proved that it had been designed by the firm of Ralph Twitchell, long considered the father of the Sarasota School of Architecture.

04/03/2020 By Ilene Denton

Modern Classic

Victor Lundy's Herron House Is a Timeless Example of the Sarasota School of Architecture

The home continues to inspire 62 years after it became an icon of the midcentury-modern Sarasota School of Architecture.

10/01/2019 By Ilene Denton

"His Name is Plymouth Harbor"

For Architect Frank Folsom Smith, the 1966 Plymouth Harbor Retirement Center Was the Project of a Lifetime

Smith is the Grand Old Man of Sarasota architecture.

09/30/2019 By Robert Plunket

A Modern Classic

Victor Lundy's Herron House Is a Timeless Example of the Sarasota School of Architecture

The home continues to inspire 62 years after it became an icon of the midcentury-modern Sarasota School of Architecture.

09/30/2019 By Ilene Denton

Design Matters

Longtime City Manager Ken Thompson’s Midcentury Modern Home Comes on the Market

John Ringling may have invented Sarasota, but it was Ken Thompson who made it work.

09/01/2019 By Robert Plunket

Architecture News

A Rare Sarasota School of Architecture Home Hits the Market

Designed by Victor Lundy, the home on south Siesta Key last sold in 1973.

07/12/2019 By Ilene Denton

Architecture

Omeza Relocates to Historic Sarasota School of Architecture Building

The building was designed in 1957 by architect Victor Lundy; using sharply angled, exposed trusses, he maximized window exposure to street traffic for commercial benefit.

06/03/2019 By Staff

Architectural Thoroughbred

The Home Where Walter Farley Wrote the Black Stallion Books is Finally For Sale

The home—a rarely seen Sarasota School of Architecture gem—is on the market for $2.4 million.

04/29/2019 By Robert Plunket

Tours

Sarasota Architectural Foundation Extends Cocoon House Tours

The bi-monthly tours will promote awareness of the building and the Sarasota School of Architecture movement to the public.

04/23/2019 By Staff

Architecture

Iconic Sarasota Home Named to National Register of Historic Places

Architect Paul Rudolph’s internationally acclaimed Umbrella House recently earned the honor.

03/29/2019 By Staff