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Beautifully preserved midcentury home in Florida asks $1.4M

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It was designed in 1952 by Jack West

Exterior shot of Ocala brick home with aluminum roof and yard landscaped with palm trees.
This sophisticated home was expanded in 2001 by the original architect.
Photos © Ryan Gamma courtesy of Sarasota Architectural Foundation Board

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Location: Sarasota, Florida

Price: $1,395,000

This beautifully preserved midcentury modern home in Sarasota, Florida was designed by Jack West, a leader of the Sarasota School of Architecture, of which Paul Rudolph was a part, and which is known for a style that responded to the region’s climate and vernacular architecture.

First designed in 1952 then expanded in 2001 (also by West), the 3,323-square-foot four-bedroom features characteristics of the Sarasota Modern movement including Ocala block construction, walls of sliding glass doors that open up to the outdoors, a skylit, step-down dining area separated from the living room by glass accordion doors, and a floating staircase. Floors are tiled, and bedrooms have in-wall storage

Outside, a private courtyard pool, fountain, and seating provide ample space for further entertaining. Located at 1833 North Shore Drive in the Oyster Bay Estates, it’s asking $1,395,000. Take a look below.

Via: Sarasota Architectural Foundation Board