While the Sarasota area is world-renowned for its pristine beaches and near-perfect weather, the downtown area is known for its culture, dining, shops and diverse residential real estate opportunities. From its opera house to its many art galleries, from its charming boutiques to its lively nightlife, downtown Sarasota has something for everyone.
For the art enthusiast, the numerous art galleries, museums, festivals and artisans found throughout downtown Sarasota will bring nothing but pure joy. In fact, the downtown area is considered to be the heart of the city’s rich art scene. While Palm Avenue with its numerous art galleries is referred to as “Gallery Row,” virtually every street downtown is close to an art gallery or cultural venue. Nearby State Street, for example, is home to the State of the Arts Gallery, while Main Street regularly hosts a variety of art festivals and other events…read more at downtownsarasota.com