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Only in Sarasota: Ca d’Zan Terrace, Winter Afternoon

On a recent visit to Cà d’Zan, the historic mansion at the Ringling Museum, a visiting couple told artist John Pirman that the home’s terrace is one of the most beautiful and restful places they’d ever seen. Pirman agrees, calling it the “perfect outdoor spot.” He likes the way the bold geometric zig-zag of the […]


Only In Sarasota

Illustration by John Pirman John Pirman says the first time he drove by downtown’s post office, “It stopped me in my tracks.” He speculates that the big scalloped awning on the building, which was constructed in 1965, might have been inspired by lace edging. “It creates a beautiful shadow on the monolithic mid-century facade,” he […]