By Sarah Hagman | The Improper Bostonian

Somewhere between the sleekness of Miami and the magic of Orlando, you’ll find Sarasota. In the middle of the 20th century, the Gulf Coast city was home to the largest number of artists per capita in the country, architect Paul Rudolph among them.

The Harvard Graduate School of Design alum and former Yale School of Architecture dean studied under Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius, dreaming up places such as the Umbrella House—which Architectural Digest named “one of the five most remarkable houses” of its time.

Despite all the recent Bauhaus buzz, Rudolph serves as inspiration today, too, including at the just-opened Modern in the heart of the Rosemary District’s flourishing arts scene.

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