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Archive for September, 2010


The Scoop on Downtown Living

I love apartment buildings. I’m from Manhattan, where what building you lived in was an indication of your status—and income. Some were legendary—the Dakota, 820 Fifth, 740 Park—while others were pretty anonymous. But after a while you learned the nuances of just about every building in town   It’s the same with Sarasota. For our […]


Island Style

In our brand-new issue—October—you’ll see a couple of beautiful homes on Anna Maria island designed by famed architect Gene Aubry (he designed the library in downtown Sarasota.) Well, one of them just came on the market. In fact, it’s Gene’s own home. So let’s take a closer look at it.   408-410 Spring Ave. It’s […]


SoHo in Sarasota

  Yes, Sarasota has its own SoHo, with artists’ lofts, hip shops and restaurants, design studios and high-tech businesses. It’s not terribly big, but that just makes it nicer. It’s all within a few blocks, and has a neighborhood, walk-anywhere feeling. It’s called the Rosemary District.   It has a great location, just north of […]


Three Fab ’50s Homes

  In our October issue we’re featuring three great 1950s homes currently on the market, so I thought I’d give you a sneak preview. Houses from this era are all the rage among young couples and boomers both. They either remodel them—easy to do because of their solid construction and livable floor plans—or, even better, […]


The Palmer House

    Well, I’m back. Yes, it’s been five months. It seems I was a walking time bomb and needed open-heart surgery. To all those of you who sent e-mails and cards, thank you. It was tough (you can read all about it in the September issue of Sarasota Magazine), and many times I was […]