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HISTORY QUIZ

Where Am I?

Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2016

I am a 1924 Comprehensive Plan for the City of Sarasota City, and alas, I was not adopted as drawn by my planner (sounds familiar).

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who Am I?

Posted: Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Ah, a sheik fashion show in the 1920s at the Mira Mar Hotel. It appears that the ladies are assembling to do their ‘runway’ moment in my courtyard. My fashionable room behind them was a popular venue that was used frequently for events. Your challenge is to name this splendid room. Who am I?

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HISTORY QUIZ

Where Am I?

Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Medians are so important to establish a place for people on foot to pause while crossing a roadway, or a place for a car to turn-round and head back from the direction they were heading; don’t you agree?

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HISTORY QUIZ

Where Am I?

Posted: Wednesday, November 25, 2015

I am a Sarasota School of Architecture home on the water – both of which are pleasurable for any home owner in the 1950s. The St. Augustine grass plugs and palm tree had just been planted by Pearson, Conrad, Nobel and Howell Landscapers.

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who Am I?

Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2015

This is an image of Worth’s Grocery store ca. 1915 in downtown Sarasota. Today, I am a popular place and I know you see me most every time you are in the neighborhood. You might want to grab yourself a craft beer and ponder the question, Who am I?

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