Southgate's concrete-block ranch-style residences were carved from more than 1,200 acres of orange groves in the late 1950s and ’60s.
Real Estate Junkie
If you look around the Southgate neighborhood, you can come upon some great mid-century showplaces.
This 1940s home has a great old-fashioned look, with hints of New England and the South Carolina Low Country.
Bob Plunket takes us inside a beautifully updated midcentury modern home on Valencia Street in Southgate.
The 35,000-square-foot space includes a modern bar and dining area and comfy leather seats in the theaters.
The building was designed by the Sarasota School of Architecture's Victor Lundy.
Bob Plunket takes us inside a Southgate charmer.