The exact location of downtown Sarasota is difficult to determine, but it definitely encompasses the northwest corner of South Washington Boulevard and Mound Street to the northeast corner of South Washington Boulevard and Boulevard of the Arts north to Gulf Stream Avenue. [read more=”more” less=”less”]Within that “square”, Historic Main Street, Historic Palm Avenue, Historic Burns Square and Towles Court are located. Running perpendicular to Main Street and parallel to Mound Street, are Bayfront Park and Island Park.[/read]
Time to Live it Up!
Downtown Sarasota is rich in history, culture, and arts. Performing arts locations near or located in downtown include: Van Wezel, Sarasota Opera House, Sarasota Orchestra and Florida Studio Theatre. [read more=”more” less=”less”]There are numerous art galleries throughout downtown, and many art festivals are held in this location. Movie theaters comprise of Hollywood 20 (screening major box office hits) and Historic Burns Court Cinema (offering independent films).
Shopping is also a major attraction of downtown Sarasota. There are numerous antique shops, boutiques, gourmet food stores and even a farmer’s market. Options for dining are plentiful with over 70 restaurants and cafes within a 15 minute stroll of the five points round-about, the center of Main Street Sarasota. Nightlife and entertainment is abundant with pubs, bars and live music.
Bayfront Park and Island Park offer waterfront paths for exercising or simply enjoying the scenery, and a playground for the kids including a small splash park. Within these areas, Marina Jack and O’Leary’s Tiki Bar are located. Marina Jack offers boat docking, indoor and outdoor dining and many more services. O’Leary’s Tiki Bar offers a Caribbean-type experience where you can unwind to the sounds of live music and cocktails while keeping your feet in the sand. This entire area offers breathtaking views of the Ringling Bridge, Sarasota’s city skyline, and of course, the water.[/read]
In an area that is bustling like this one, it is clear that a condominium lifestyle suits this location best. Downtown Sarasota boasts over 40 condominium complexes with the majority offering fitness centers and pools, and the conveniences of meeting rooms and concierge services.
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