SarasotaMOD 2017 Tours

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Saturday November 11, 2017
Sunday November 12, 2017Lido Shores Contemporary Walking Tour
Self-Guided Lido Shores House Tours
1 to 4 pm
$40

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The Sarasota neighborhood of Lido Shores is a treasure chest of midcentury and contemporary modern architectural gems. Enjoy an informative and inspiring tour of seven significant homes designed by Philip Hiss, William Rupp, Edward “Tim” Seibert, Joe Kelly, Gwen Kelly, Jerry Sparkman, Guy Peterson and Ralph and William Zimmerman. Featuring talks by architects, historians and homeowners throughout the afternoon.

Tour at your own pace from 1 to 4 pm. Advance ticket holders may check-in at any house and receive wristband, map and bottled water. Day-of tickets are on sale at the Umbrella House (1300 Westway Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236).

Tour participants are required to remove their shoes or wear provided booties at the houses. Please wear comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen and hats. bottled water will be provided.

Parking lot at Westway Drive and Center Place. On street parking will also be available, please do not block driveways.

2017 Open House AddressesMOD 2017 Lido Shores House Tours

Craig Residence
175 Morningside Drive, Edward “Tim” Seibert 1955, Addition Guy Peterson 2009

Low Tide House – NEW on Tour
1201 Center Place, Ralph and William Zimmerman 1955

Chapell / Lifeso House
150 Morningside Drive, Don Chapell 2000

Hiss / Goull House
1080 Westway Drive, Philip Hiss 1954, Renovation Don Chapell 1991

Barzman Residence – NEW on Tour
1070 Westway Drive, Don Chapell 1983, Addition Guy Peterson 2002, Renovation Joe Kelly, Hive Architects 2016

Strandhus – NEW on Tour
1212 Westway Drive, 1955, Additions 2012 and 2017, Jerry Sparkman, Sweet Sparkman Architects

Maurice Birk House
1157 Morningside Place, Philip Hiss 1959


Saturday November 11, 2017
Sunday November 12, 2017
Hiss Studio_MOD homepage
Hiss Studio Timed-Tours

1310 Westway Drive, Lido Shores
Sarasota, FL 34236

1 pm to 2 pm
2 pm to 3 pm
$40

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2 timed tours are offered on Saturday and Sunday to view the exterior and interior of the house, including a talk about Philip Hiss, Edward “Tim” Seibert and Lido Shores.

A glass box raised on fourteen slender steel columns, this design is an elegant example of the International Contemporary style. The studio was one of the first air-conditioned spaces in Sarasota, a necessity to protect the drawings and books. It was designed by architect Edward “Tim” Seibert in 1953 and built by Philip Hiss, the developer of Lido Shores, as his office. The addition, designed by Bert Brosmith in 1962, is at ground level, surrounded by walled gardens and invisible from the street. The house exemplifies the Sarasota School of Architecture’s emphasis on flow of outside air through the house and uses simple materials such as glass and concrete block.


Saturday November 11, 2017
Sunday November 12, 2017Umbrella House 1953 Paul Rudolph Architect

Umbrella House Timed-Tours
1300 Westway Drive, Lido Shores
Sarasota, FL 34236

1 pm to 2 pm
2 pm to 3 pm
$40.00

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2 timed tours are offered on Saturday and Sunday to view the exterior and interior of the house, including a talk about the umbrella restoration, Philip Hiss and Paul Rudolph.

Architectural Digest described the Umbrella House as “One of the five most remarkable houses of the mid-twentieth century”.

In 1953, developer Philip Hiss hired architect Paul Rudolph to create one of the 20th century’s most iconic housesBuilt as a speculative house for the contemporary development Lido Shores to attract attention from the road, the Umbrella House measures about 2,000 square feet and is built on a 32-inch module, the width of a standard Sears jalousie window. The dominant feature of the house, the aptly named “umbrella,” was originally built of wood and used to shade the house from the intense Florida sun was lost in a storm in the 1960′s. The present owners restored the full umbrella over the pool in 2015.


Sunday November 12, 2017
New MOD TOUR!
Rosemary District Walking Self-Guided Tour
BOTA Center
1570 Boulevard of the Arts

10 am to 12 Noon
$35.00

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Sponsored by Howard Davis, Latitude 27 Properties
Latitude 27 Properties

 


Begin at the newly restored 1950’s BOTA Center (formerly the Babcock Furniture Store)
MOD registration and talk by Todd Sweet, AIA, Sweet Sparkman Architects and Gwen Kelly, Assoc AIA, Hive Architects

Open houses with talks, exhibits, complimentary refreshments

Rosemary Square, 1440 Boulevard of the Arts
Canned Ham Vintage, 1435 7th Street
Home Resource, Contemporary Furniture, 741 Central Avenue
CitySide Apartments, 700 Cocoanut Avenue
Risdon on 5th, 1421 5th Street
Alfstad & Contemporary, 1419 5th Street

Architects’ Studios
Seibert Architects, 1373 5th Street
Halflants+Pichette, 1385 5th Street
Hall Architects, 513 Central Avenue
Solstice Architects, 5th Street

Check out the Neighborhood Restaurant MOD Brunch Specials
The Rosemary, 411 N. Orange Avenue, 941-955-7600
Blue Rooster, 1525 4th Street, 941-388-7539
Mandeville Beer Garden, 428 N. Lemon Avenue, 941-954-8688


Sunday November 12, 2017
First-time on TOUR!Siesta Key Seibert House Liv Room
Seibert Siesta Key House on the Bay Tour
1283 South Port Drive
Sarasota, FL 34242

1 pm to 4 pm
$40.00

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Enjoy touring this beautifully restored 1957 Tim Seibert House on the bay on Siesta Key.
Photo © Ryan Gamma

Parking at St Boniface Episcopal Church
5615 Midnight Pass Road
Sarasota, FL 34242


SarasotaMOD Trolley ToursSaturday November 11, 2017
Sunday November 12, 2017
Trolley Tours
1 to 4 pm
12:45 am – Check-in and board the trolleys
$40

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Saturday November 11 trolleys depart and return
Ringling College of Art + Design
Larry Thompson Academic Center
2363 Old Bradenton Road
Sarasota, FL 34234Pirman Tetreault Slider

Saturday Trolley Tour #1: Tim Seibert’s Architecture
Saturday November 11, 2017

Tour Tim Seibert’s architecture on Longboat Key, Lido Shores and downtown Sarasota with guides Christopher Wilson (SAF board member, architecture and design history professor at Ringling College of Art + Design) and architect Sam Holladay, AIA (principal, Seibert Architects). Bottled water and tour map will be provided.

Saturday Trolley Tour #2: Sarasota’s MOD Architecture
Saturday November 11, 2017

Enjoy an air conditioned trolley tour with guide Harold Bubil, real estate editor of the Herald-Tribune. See midcentury and contemporary architecture including Sarasota High School (Paul Rudolph 1960), Sarasota City Hall (Jack West 1966), Herald Tribune Headquarters (Arquitectonica 2006), Healy Guest House/Cocoon House (Paul Rudolph and Ralph Twitchell 1950) and the Revere Quality House (Paul Rudolph and Ralph Twitchell 1950). Bottled water and tour map will be provided.

Sunday November 12 trolleys depart and returnBay Plaza
Blue Pagoda
655 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236

Sunday Trolley Tour #3: Seibert Then and Now
Sunday November 12, 2017
Compare and Contrast: Tour the Mitchell House (architect Tim Seibert, FAIA, 1960) and the Pirman/Tetreault House (architect Michael Epstein, Seibert Architects, 2012) with guides Michael Epstein, AIA, and Sam Holladay, AIA, Seibert Architects, including insights about the design concepts and process of building today versus 1960.

Sunday Trolley Tour #4: Sarasota’s MOD Architecture
Sunday November 12, 2017
Enjoy an air conditioned trolley tour with guide Harold Bubil, real estate editor of the Herald-Tribune. See midcentury and contemporary architecture including Sarasota High School (Paul Rudolph 1960), Sarasota City Hall (Jack West, 1966), Herald Tribune Headquarters (Arquitectonica 2006), Healy Guest House/Cocoon House (Paul Rudolph and Ralph Twitchell 1950) and the Revere Quality House (Paul Rudolph and Ralph Twitchell 1950). Bottled water and tour map will be provided.

Please accept this waiver before boarding the trolleys and attending the house tours:

Liability Waiver SarasotaMOD Weekend 2017

As a participant in the events listed through the Sarasota Architectural Foundation (SAF), I will be visiting or touring some or all of the buildings and sites included in the SarasotaMOD Weekend events and tours on November 10 to 12, 2017. In consideration of my admissions to these properties, I agree to waive, release and hold harmless the Sarasota Architectural Foundation, and the owners, operators, members, students, officers, directors, trustees, agents, successors and assigns, of each and every entity listed, from any and all claims, injuries, causes of action, demands, costs, liability and/or harm of any kind that I may have or may acquire against each of them as a result of my participation in this event. This release shall not be effective if the claim or injury is the result of the sole negligence of the named entity.