This replica by the Sarasota Architectural Foundation of the 1952 Walker Guest House, designed by Paul Rudolph, presents one of the hallmarks of the "Sarasota School" of modernism. Rudolph designed the house specifically for the subtropical Florida climate and it represents his adaptation of the modernist style that was popular in the 1950's. The structure is a landmark on Sanibel Island, and is still used as a guest house.
- The house is located on The Ringling grounds; all visitors should enter through the Visitors Pavilion
- Free for all visitors, Museum admission is not required
- Viewing time are subject to Volunteer availability, which is usually 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
- If no volunteer is present, you may not enter the house, but will be able to walk around the house and view from the exterior.
- The house will not be open during Art After 5
- The house is wheelchair accessible
- For more information on the Walker Guest House Replica, please visit Sarasota Architectural Foundation
Image: Walker Guest House, architect Paul Rudolph (1952), photograph courtesy of ©Ezra Stoller/Esto.