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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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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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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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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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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 harold.bubil@heraldtribune.com A… Read more »

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Grand home is framed by beach and bay on Kingfisher Lane, Longboat Key

It’s what most newcomers to the Sarasota area want — a house on the water and a place to keep a boat at the end… Read more »

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Letter From Home: Sarasota offers good value for luxury buyers

If you’ve got $5 million to blow and want to get the smallest home for your money, I’ve got the place for you. But if… Read more »

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"Florida Buildings I Love"

Here is what I love about architecture: In a changing world, the buildings last. They are a signature of days gone by, days we often… Read more »

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Architecture: Sarasota’s Guy Peterson wins AIA Florida’s Gold Medal.

When architect Guy Peterson was just starting his career, his mentor gave him some advice he’s never forgotten. “He told me, ‘Guy, in 20 years,… Read more »

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Market Snapshot: The Uplands, Sarasota

One of the area’s best-kept secrets, The Uplands is an unusual neighborhood for a number of reasons. Its name derives from the fact that, at… Read more »

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Siesta Key estate, built by artist Stanislas Kostka, blends art and architecture

When Polish-born Maggie Fillman and her husband, Janusz, first toured the home they would eventually buy on Freeling Drive on Siesta Key, Maggie said she… Read more »

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AIA Florida Gulf Coast design awards: Made for the shade

One of the most unusual of Sarasota’s new crop of modern houses has received a top award from the Florida Gulf Coast chapter of the… Read more »