Despite the good news back in 2021, the plans have been withdrawn and a demolition permit is in the works......if it is demolished it will be a tragic loss of a cultural, architectural and historic reasource....
The Venice Planning Commission approved the Variance 6 to 1 on Tuesday the 7th. See the related Sarasota Herald article.
In the event that you cannot attend the meeting in person, please consider sending an email to the Planning Commission stating that you support approving the variance in order to save this important historic resource.
The Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation appreciates your support of our built heritage.
"There was a time when historic preservation was about saving an old building here or there…but those days are gone. Preservation is about saving communities and the values they embody” Richard, Moe, National Trust for Historic Preservation