Historic Markers Across Florida

Cadzan: House of John

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Location: on N Tamiami Trail (US 41), Sarasota, FL
County: Sarasota
Coordinates: N 27° 22.936    W 082° 33.428
  27.38226666    -82.55713333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2JMQ


This Venetian Gothic Palace on Sarasota Bay, palatial home of John and Mable Ringling was completed in the mid 20´s. The mansion and the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, surrounded by lovely gardens and embellished with Italian statuary were bequeathed to the State of Florida by the circus magnate in 1936.
Ca d´Zan translates from the Venetian dialect into “The House of John”.

I have visited the Circus museum, the art gallery and the residence Cadzan. And have enjoyed all of them, especially Cadzan. It is a stunning and visual masterpiece if you ever get a chance to visit it I highly recommend it!


There are two CA'D'ZAN - House of John markers.