A Dramatic Sawtooth Roof Infuses This Midcentury Florida Revamp With Vintage Vibes

A Dramatic Sawtooth Roof Infuses This Midcentury Florida Revamp With Vintage Vibes

By Alia Akkam
Sarasota School specialists Seibert Architects transform a run-down, historic structure into a light-filled family home that echoes the past.

It was a 2004 article in the New York Times that first introduced Roberto and Clare Arguedas to Martie Lieberman, a Florida real estate agent who focuses on selling architecturally significant houses. Planning a move to Sarasota, Florida, at the time, they read of Lieberman’s efforts to preserve the city’s modernist dwellings built during the Sarasota School of Architecture movement in the ’50s and ’60s by the likes of Ralph Twitchell, Paul Rudolph, and Philip Hiss.

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