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Tonnelier Building - Palms Hotel

Photos: Sarasota History

Credit: Sarasota County History Center

Sarasota History - Tonnelier Building - Palms Hotel photo

This was Sarasota's first 'fire-proof' building built in 1912 on lower Main Street near the corner of Main Street and N. Pineapple Avenue. It burned to the ground in 1915. Among other things, it housed the Palms Theater and Palms Hotel. Luckily, no one perished in the blaze.


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