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Ca'd'Zan: House of John

Markers: Sarasota History

Source: Sarasota County History Center
Credit: Lorrie Muldowney, Sarasota County Preservation Specialist
Location: 5401 Bay Shore Rd., Sarasota, FL 34243

Sarasota History - Ca'd'Zan: House of John photo

This Venetian Gothic palace on Sarasota Bay, palatial home of John and Mable Rinling was completed in the mid-20's.

The mansion and the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, surrounded by lovely gardens and embellished with Italian statuary were bequeathed to the State of Florida by the circus magnate in 1936.