Andrea’s Number Four: The Sarasota Times

By |2019-08-26T14:08:34+00:00August 26th, 2019|Blog|

The Sarasota Times Building 1216 1st Street, Sarasota FL 34236 Architect: Dwight James Baum Builders: Ricketts and Haworth Construction Began 1925 Completed 1926 Don’t let the 1899 that is carved above the entrance at the Sarasota Times Building fool you. That was the founding of the newspaper, construction on this building began in 1925. Founded in 1899 by C.V.S. and Rose Wilson, The Sarasota Times was the [...]

The Ties That Bind

By |2019-05-31T18:49:14+00:00May 19th, 2019|Blog|

In preparation for an upcoming presentation, I am researching Rose Phillips Wilson. Rose took on the role of editor of the Sarasota Times when her husband C.V.S passed away in 1910 and continued to publish the paper until she sold it in 1923. At that time simply being a woman newspaper publisher is impressive enough, but Rose used her intellect, skill, and platform to become a force [...]