Flashback: Carl Abbott’s Summerhouse Restaurant, 1975

Carl Abbott’s Summerhouse Restaurant—pictured here in 1975—was a “glass pavilion set in a tropical jungle” and the height of Sarasota nightlife. Take a trip down memory lane and read the full Sarasota Magazine article below.
P.S. We’re honoring Carl Abbott at this year’s SarasotaMOD Weekend—stay tuned for more details coming soon!
Summer House, by Carl Abbott, Photo: James Twitchell
Summer House, Architect: Carl Abbott
Photo by: James Twitchell
Putterman Residence, Architect: Carl Abbott

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