Venice  Waterway Park South

Signage.      Opened Circus Bridge

Opened Circus Bridge

Lake Venice Country Club

Ferns over the side of the path

Same as above

Intracoastal Waterway

Intracoastal Waterway Signage

Sign for Look Out Point and Caspersen Park

Intracoastal Waterway

Same as above

Park Signage

Washrooms

Intracoastal Waterway

Caspersen Beach Bridge

Same as above

Municipal Auditorium Sarasota  801 North Tamiami Trail

Municipal Auditorium

     The Municipal Auditorium was built in 1938.  Funding was provided by the WPA program of the Depression.The building has a distinctive Art Deco and Modern Designe.  The architects were Thomas Reed Martin and Clarence A. Martin from Chicago.

     During War World 2, the auditorium served as the Army and Navy Club for  Sarasota’s service men and women.

     The Auditorium has hosted the Florida West Coast Symphony, Sarasota Youth Orchestra’a Debuntante Ball, the Miss Florida Pageant and many local high school homecoming and proms.   Prior to the opening of the Van Wezel Hall, the building hosted many local concerts and musical  performers.

     The building was renovated in 1994.  It features maple hardwood floors and 39 feet tall ceilings.  It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Municipal Auditorium

Venice Avenue Bridge over Intracoastal Waterway Venice, Florida 1/23/2023

Walk up Bridge

Walk up Bridge

View from the Bridge Intracoastal Waterway and Old Venice Railway Station

Same as above

View from the Venice Bridge Intracoastal Waterway

View from the Venice Bridge Intracoastal Waterway

View from the Venice Bridge Intracoastal Waterway

Old Venice Railway Station in the distance

Venice Avenue Bridge Opening

Same as above

Same as above