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Worth's Block

 
 
Worth's block Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, February 26, 2020
1. Worth's block Marker
Inscription.  
Worth’s Block
Built 1913
H.B. Westbrook
Builder


Has been placed in the
National Register Of Historic Places
&
Designated A Historic Structure By
The City Of Sarasota, Florida

 
Erected by City of Sarasota.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
 
Location. 27° 20.182′ N, 82° 32.445′ W. Marker is in Sarasota, Florida, in Sarasota County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and South Lemon Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1490 Main Street, Sarasota FL 34236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seaboard Railway Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Paul N. Thorpe Jr. Park (about 500 feet away); City of Sarasota (about 700 feet away); John D. MacDonald 1916-1986/John D. and the Friday Liars (about 800 feet away);
Worth's Block Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, February 26, 2020
2. Worth's Block Marker
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Historic Palm Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); American National Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edwards Theatre 1926 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sarasota.
 
Regarding Worth's Block. Worth’s Block is a two-story, masonry vernacular, brick commercial building. Worth’s Block was designed and constructed as a “shop-house,” with commercial use on the first floor and residential use above, and is Sarasota’s first brick building of its type.
 
Worth's Block circa 1913 image. Click for full size.
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3. Worth's Block circa 1913
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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