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Cocoon House Tour

August 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm EDT

$20 – $40
Tour the interior of Ralph Twitchell and Paul Rudolph’s historic Ralph Twitchell, also known as the Cocoon House.

About this event

Located on Bayou Louise Lane on Siesta Key, Cocoon House is a two-bedroom, one-bath, 760-square-foot cottage built as a guesthouse for Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Healy. The house gets its name from the technology used to build its roof: a polymer spray that Paul Rudolph saw being used at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on warships returning after WWII in order to “cocoon” or moth-ball them. Rudolph’s creativity made him realize that this material could also be used in the construction industry.

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Date:
August 28, 2021
Time:
1:00 pm EDT
Cost:
$20 – $40
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Venue

3575 Bayou Louise Lane
3575 Bayou Louise Lane
Sarasota, FL United States
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