TUESDAY MAY 24, 2022 |
The historic Leonard Reid home shall be relocated this week to Metropolis-owned property in North Sarasota, the place it should develop into the primary residence for a brand new Sarasota African American cultural arts middle. The home shall be moved from its present location at 1435 seventh St. within the Rosemary District to 2529 N. Orange Ave. in Newtown Friday, Could 27. The Leonard Reid home is called for the extremely revered early pioneer who helped set up Sarasota’s first Black neighborhood, Overtown, now often called the Rosemary District. The only-story body vernacular fashion home accomplished in 1926 is regionally traditionally designated and listed on the Nationwide Register of Historic Locations. The SAAC will have a good time the milestone with pre-move festivities on the Leonard Reid home, 1435 seventh St., on Thursday, Could 26.