Sarasota 1940-2005, Florida (Images of America Series)

Sarasota 1940-2005, Florida (Images of America Series)

by Amy A. Elder
     
 

Sarasota, a charming and unique city on the Gulf Coast, is still a small town in many ways. Today there are simply many more neighborhoods. This volume focuses on attractions, culture, and community from the 1940s to the present. Sarasota has many attractions besides beautiful beaches and boating waterways, including Mote Marine Laboratory, Marie Selby Botanical

Overview


Sarasota, a charming and unique city on the Gulf Coast, is still a small town in many ways. Today there are simply many more neighborhoods. This volume focuses on attractions, culture, and community from the 1940s to the present. Sarasota has many attractions besides beautiful beaches and boating waterways, including Mote Marine Laboratory, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, and the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, to name just a few. The

Sarasota Opera House, the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, the West Coast Symphony, the Sarasota Ballet, and several small theaters contribute to this cultural mecca. During the time period covered here, hundreds of churches, schools, civic organizations, art colonies, and retirement homes have developed. Investors and entrepreneurs have greatly impacted the area, changing the architectural landscape, especially during the last 10 years, when development has had the most impact on the city skyline.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738518374
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
754,146
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author


Amy A. Elder, who also wrote Images of America: Sarasota, is a resident of Sarasota who began visiting family in the area in the 1960s, becoming a full-time resident in the mid-1990s. She is a reference librarian at New College and is involved in local and community organizations.

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