Lido Shores

Sneak Peek: Check Out This New Luxury Home in Lido Shores

The waterfront home has its own private beach, a guest house and Sarasota School of Architecture design elements.

11/08/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Architecture

Architecture Sarasota Announces 2022 MOD Weekend

The ninth annual festival, which runs Nov. 10-13, celebrates "tropical modernism" and looks at how natural elements shape design then and now.

10/26/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Raw Walls

Check Out The First Completely Cast-in-Place Concrete Home in Sarasota

This house's concrete walls were all poured and cast on-site. Here's how local architect Damien Blumetti turned it into a home.

07/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Old and Improved

Inside Three Lovingly Restored Historic Homes

Some homeowners are choosing to preserve older Florida homes that tell a story—even when it would financially behoove them to tear them down.

07/01/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Leedy Certified

Architecture Sarasota Honors Gene Leedy With an Exhibit and Tour

The upcoming exhibit and tour will celebrate one of the founding fathers of the Sarasota School of Architecture.

03/24/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Mind Bend

Five Upcoming Yoga Classes Where You Can Bend Your Mind and Body

Enjoy yoga with cute animals, a relaxing meditation or a class at the iconic Umbrella House in Lido Shores.

03/11/2022 By Samantha Lane

Be Our Guest

Peek Inside Three Dreamy Local Guesthouses

These three guesthouses, each with different interior design styles, offer luxurious touches inside and lush green spaces outside.

03/01/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Hats Off

Sarasota Architecture Gets a Shout Out in The New York Times' Annual Travel Feature

Our town's commitment to preserving its Sarasota School of Architecture buildings landed it on the list of "52 Places for a Changed World."

01/11/2022 By Kim Doleatto

You Must Remember Hiss

Brilliant, Imperious and Public-Spirited, Philip Hiss Helped Establish Sarasota’s Claims to Fame

Of all the fabulous characters who made Sarasota what it is today, Hiss is the great mystery.

12/14/2021 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate

Landmark 'Zigzag House' Hits the Market

The home in Lido Shores, designed by Tollyn Twitchell, is an emblem of the Sarasota School of Architecture. You can buy it for $3 million.

12/03/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Architecture

Sarasota Architecture Makes a Splash in Travel + Leisure

Our city has racked up another accolade.

10/25/2021 By Megan McDonald

Real Estate Junkie

Carl Abbott's Putterman House Was Just Listed for $4.5 Million

Designed in 1985, it was the home of Florence Putterman, a well-known artist, and her husband Saul.

10/20/2021 By Robert Plunket

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