Archive for April, 2005

04/1/2005

Tips and tidbits for Sarasota golfers.

Recently, I visited Bent Tree, a private country club three miles east of I-75 on Bee Ridge Road that’s best known for hosting the Sarasota LPGA Classic from 1976 to 1988. From the time I drove into the club, I could see that the course’s fairways and greens were in excellent shape; and by the […]

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04/1/2005

People, places and pastimes on our radar.

Abode-A-Laire When Jane Bennett and Steve Thompson came to the U.S. from the U.K. five years ago, owning a furniture business was not on their minds. Bennett was here to open an Internet ad agency, while Thompson entered the home design and development business. But now they’re joint owners of a new furniture shop, Abode, […]

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04/1/2005

That Mobile Home Mystique

Trailers and mobile homes have never been considered architecture, and there is very little written about them. Which is a shame, because when you consider what they are-little metal houses that can be moved around from one place to another-then they become fascinating design problems. How do you fit everything into a predetermined amount of […]

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04/1/2005

Young at Heart

Successful architecture is architecture that ages well, and that is appreciated as much by those who use it as the critics who initially sang its praises. (Remember the way tenants often treated those heartless, massive public housing projects of the past?) Many structures have impressed everyone at their dedication, only to seem shabby and dated […]

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04/1/2005

Cru’s Control

There’s nothing that downtown dwellers love more than a cozy new restaurant with satisfying food and a staff with the knack for remembering the names of regulars. So they should be crowing about Cru. The name, in case you’re not an oenophile, is French and refers to a vineyard. Here in Sarasota, Cru means a […]

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