historic sarasota homes: The 24th Annual Sarasota Historic Homes Tour. - 03/07/14 04:25 AM
The 24th Annual Sarasota Historic Homes Tour was held last Sunday, March 2, 2014 in Laurel Park, Sarasota, FL from 11:00am to 5:00pm. The tour was sponsored by the Sarasota Alliance For Historic Preservation and featured nine homes and one commercial building.
The tour featured homes in the Laurel Park neighborhood of Sarasota adjacent to downtown Sarasota and the Historic Burns Square.  Laurel Park is generally considered to be south of Ringling Boulevard, east of Orange Avenue, north of Mound Street and west of Washington Boulevard.
Laurel Park was developed in the 1920's and features a wide variety of historical homes … (1 comments)

historic sarasota homes: Historic Homes On Vamo Drive, A Vintage Gem In South Sarasota, FL! - 12/14/12 06:33 AM

Historic Homes On Vamo Drive, A Vintage Gem In South Sarasota, FL!  Back in 1923 two families purchased property from the estate of the late Bertha Palmer (a wealthy socialite from Chicago) on Little Sarasota Bay.  The Gibsons and the Wrens named the area Vamo, a name derived from their home states, Virginia and Missouri.
While the area was renamed Vamo, one of the streets was named Mova Street, perhaps in a gesture of fairness for the two families and their respective home states.  About twenty families made the area their home.  Vamo was a commerical fishing community at the time … (2 comments)

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