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Market Snapshot: Country Creek, Sarasota

  Less than a half-mile east of Interstate 75 on the north side of Proctor Road, Country Creek lives up to its name. One of… Read more »

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Saving the built environment, including G.Wiz

Let’s start with some good news. The City of Sarasota will invest $500,000 in new windows, a new roof and other improvements to the Municipal… Read more »

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Landscaping: A modern garden for a modern house

Although his profession as a commercial designer takes him all over the country, creating dazzling display areas for jewelry stores and other retail spaces, Jesse… Read more »

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Letter From Home: Adding depth to downtown Sarasota

The Herald-Tribune’s well-attended reception for AIA Florida Gold Medal-winning architect Guy Peterson on Aug. 16 touched on a number of subjects, including designing with sea-level… Read more »

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In Lido Shores, a Morningside makeover

Hiding from the blustery Scottish weather, Linda and Alan Stewart had been coming to Sarasota from Glasgow for six years before they made the seemingly… Read more »

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Market Snapshot: Willow Chase, Venice

  Good things are happening in northern Venice and eastern Nokomis. Jacaranda Boulevard now connects directly to parts south, and the completion of Honore Road… Read more »

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In Osprey, a time to sell and embrace a new lifestyle

Homeowners Francis and Nathalie deWolf say the only thing that could pry them from their airy cottage on the bay in Osprey has happened. Merchant… Read more »

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Letter From Home: Words matter

I hope you don’t mind if I take up 3 minutes of your time talking shop. Specifically, tools. For me, words are tools, and there… Read more »

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Market Snapshot: Cape Haze West, Placida

The Cape Haze peninsula south of Englewood has been a popular place for thousands of years. Native Americans, including the Calusa and Timucua tribes, took… Read more »

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Market Snapshot: The Ranches of Bern Creek, Sarasota

One of Sarasota’s lesser-known equestrian communities lies 9 miles east of Interstate 75 and to the north of Fruitville Road. The Ranches at Bern Creek,… Read more »

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Letter From Home: 2016 Aurora Awards

It wasn’t a banner year for local builders and developers at the Southeast Building Conference in Orlando, but if you are one of the builders… Read more »

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Ryan Gamma, AIA Florida's Photographer of the Year

Ryan Gamma used to spend much of his workday treading water, and, as often as not, in over his head. Now he spends it backed… Read more »

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Lakewood Ranch couple gets kitchen of their dreams -- and it's outdoors

  After nearly three decades of seeing the world and moving 11 times because of a career in the Army, Russ and Tracy Spengler settled… Read more »

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Letter From Home: Big night for the Petersons, and Sarasota architecture

Guy Peterson’s big night at the American Institute of Architects’ Florida-Caribbean convention last weekend in Palm Beach came equipped with a surprise. The 2016 AIA… Read more »

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Market Snapshot: Golden Gate Point, Sarasota

There is a burst of new development on Golden Gate Point, the upscale waterfront neighborhood of luxury condos next to the John Ringling Bridge. CLICK… Read more »

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Letter From Home: The $3.9 million choice

Here is the decision for the wealthy northerner looking for a luxury second-home condo in Florida: Spend $4 million for a 46-year-old, 1,600-square-foot 2/2 overlooking… Read more »

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Upcoming architecture events

Lectures by architects Carl Abbott and John Howey are on the SAF’s August calendar, while Guy Peterson will be the guest of honor at a… Read more »

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Herald-Tribune to honor Peterson with panel, reception

Architect Guy Peterson, recipient of the 37th Gold Medal from the Florida-Caribbean chapter of the American Institute of Architects, will be the guest of honor… Read more »

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Author John Englander on sea-level rise

Author and oceanographer John Englander, an expert on sea-level rise, addressed AIA-Florida today in Palm Beach. His message? Don’t panic, but take steps now. For… Read more »

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Sarasota Mod Weekend 2016 puts focus on architect Victor Lundy

SARASOTA MOD WEEKEND, NOV. 11-13 The Lundy legacy Sarasota Architectural Foundation will focus on career of Victor Lundy in November By Harold Bubil A… Read more »