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Sarasota City Commission Votes to Keep 'Unconditional Surrender' on the Bayfront

However, it will be moved a short distance away from its current location to make way for U.S. 41-Gulfstream roundabout construction.

11/16/2020 By Megan McDonald

Stay or Go?

Here's What You Thought About Moving Unconditional Surrender

Our polls on Instagram and Twitter say the majority of voters want the statue to stay on the bayfront.

09/25/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Photos Wanted!

Send Us Your Best Photos of Downtown Sarasota's Unconditional Surrender Statue

As the City of Sarasota prepares to start its new roundabout project, we'll be kissing the Unconditional Surrender statue goodbye—at least temporarily. Before we do, we want to see your photos of the downtown landmark (selfies encouraged!).

09/02/2020

Essential Intelligence

Sarasota's Public Art Program Helps Form Our Community Identity

Today, 86 pieces comprise the public art collection, from sculptures to fountains to wall murals, varying in price, size and origin.

07/30/2019 By Olivia Letts

Article

Photo of the Week: Unconditional Surrender

Love it or hate it, people flock to the Unconditional Surrender statue in downtown Sarasota.

08/13/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield