Buildings: Sarasota History
The Hood Block is located at 1373-1385 Fifth Street, near the intersection of Central Avenue. Central Avenue runs south to north, just north of the center of the Sarasota 's Historic Downtown Rosemary Business District.
Howard Cheney House
The Howard Cheney House is a one and one-half story Craftsman Style Bungalow with a detached garage with residential space. Both were constructed c.1925. The house and garage are historically significant because they reflect the economic development of the city during the Florida Land Boom of the 1920s
Hugh K. Browning House
The house and garage at 2088 Hawthorne Street were built in 1926 by Hugh K. Browning III as designed by Alex Browning, one of the original Scott colonists and Sarasota's "first" architect.
I.R. Burns & H.H. Bell Building
The I.R. Burns & H.H. Bell Building is significant locally as an example of the type of commercial structure built to accommodate the growing building industry in Sarasota's commercial district during the Florida Boom (1923 - 1926).
J. B. Turner House
The J.B. Turner home located at 1225 Fruitville Road, is significant for its architectural merits as well its historical contribution to the development of early Sarasota.
J. Humphries Residence
The Humphries Residence, aka the Nelson Lodge and located at 555 S. Osprey, is an example of the classical folk house in the Queen Anne Style. It was built on Wares Creek in Braidentown circa 1903 where it served as the Humphries family residence for over 20 years...
J.E. and Lottie Moore House
The J.E. and Lottie Moore House is a modest example of a one-story Craftsman Style bungalow with a detached single car garage located 518 Adelia Avenue within the city limits of Sarasota, Florida. The house was completed c.1925.
J.G. Whitfield Estate
The J.G. Whitfield Estate, located at 2704 Bayshore Drive, is significant due to its association with John G. Whitfield, a local developer and political figure, and as a notable example of Mediterranean Revival architecture. Whitfield was the owner and developer of the Bay Haven Hotel...