VINTAGE REAL ESTATE
1330 Main Street, #7
Graceful archways and stately columns set the stage for breathtaking views of downtown Sarasota and her beautiful bay front.
Where was I?
Larry thought about blurring my sign (The Granada) to make my location difficult for you, but kind soul that he is, he was determined to help you in this week’s quiz.
OPINION: Sarasota Traffic Congestion
As more people visit and move here, it is inevitable traffic will continue to increase. Perhaps this is the time for our community to consider a different route to take while the planners are working on a permanent solution to a complicated problem.
The "Big One" of 1921
In 1921 hurricanes were not named, but the one in October of that year left a lasting impression on those who experienced it. Beginning with rain on Saturday, October the 22nd, the storm left the Sarasota bayfront a shambles by Tuesday.
Sarasota Terrace Hotel
Built by Charles Ringling in 1925 on the site of the number one green of the Old Gillespie Golf Course, this building was originally known as the Ringling Terrace Hotel. It later became known as the Sarasota Terrace Hotel.
El Patio Apartments
The "El Patio Apartments" are located at 500 Audubon Place. The structure was built in 1926 for Ms. Lillian Piper, owner and designer of the building. The apartment building was one of many built during the Sarasota "Land Boom".
A Typical Lunch Counter
This lunch counter could have been anywhere in the country, however this photo is of one in Ringling Shopping Center in the 1960s.
Mira Mar Hotel
A view of the Mira Mar Hotel in Sarasota, Florida. To the left, a corner of the Mira Mar Apartments is in the forground.