Neighborhood Spotlight: The Rosemary District

By: Anita Lambert, GRI, CWS, PMN, C2EX, Certified International Property Specialist, Premier Sotheby's International Realty, & 2023 RASM GBC Chair You may well ask: “Which is Sarasota’s hippest downtown neighborhood?” Why the eclectic Rosemary District, of course! In the early 1890s, several African American families settled in an area that was called ‘Overtown,’ and today [...]

Neighborhood Spotlight: Gillespie Park

Neighborhood Spotlight, originally posted in the November issue of ELEVATE Magazine. By: Tammy Hauser, Founder & CEO, Discover Sarasota Tours If you've ever wondered how golf came to Florida, you might appreciate the efforts of John Hamilton Gillespie, the Father of Sarasota, who brought his beloved game with him when he arrived from Scotland in [...]

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