Archive for December, 2004

12/1/2004

Art Houses

Sarasota’s legendary light and seaside location make it a magnet for artistic souls seeking the seclusion to create and the company to support their endeavors. They’ve been welcomed by a community of savvy, affluent art lovers who fill local galleries, especially on certain Fridays of every month, when many extend their hours to accommodate those […]

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12/1/2004

Portrait of an Architect

Back in the 1950s, when architect Paul Rudolph was churning out masterpieces of what came to be known later as the Sarasota School of Architecture, visitors arrived from all over the world to see the design genius who was attracting so much attention in the architectural press. Almost invariably, once inside the cramped, cluttered 12-by […]

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12/1/2004

Back to the Beach

Hard as it is to believe, there are year-round residents on the Suncoast who haven’t visited a beach in 10 years. It may have been their first destination after disembarking their plane from up North; but work and worry have clouded their vision, and now they can’t remember what fine crystal quartz feels like sliding […]

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12/1/2004

Siesta Key

On laid-back Siesta Key, residents pedal to their destinations on weathered Raleigh bicycles, tourists exclaim over the crystal white sand that stretches from Turtle Beach at one end to Crescent on the other, and everyone gathers to take in tropical sunsets. The hub of this island is the Village, a collection of restaurants, nightclubs, and […]

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