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Master Plan Project Updates

Master Plan Aerial Perspective

Progress and Construction Updates

July 24 through 29, 2021 - Demolition of Non-historic Buildings
  • Preparation for Horticulture building demolition
  • Botany demolition expected to be completed


July 17 through 23, 2021 - Demolition of Non-historic Buildings
  • Demolition of the non-historic buildings on the east side of Palm Avenue continues
  • No parking impacts


July 10-16, 2021 - Demolition and Parking
  • Demolition on Facilities and Library buildings could begin as early as Tuesday, July 13.  Individual building areas that are being demolished, will be fenced off.
  • Parking available onsite.


June 3, 2021 - Groundbreaking Ceremony

Board Groundbreaking at Downtown Sarasota campus

On  Thursday, June 3 we broke ground on Selby Gardens’ Master Plan for the Downtown Sarasota campus! Thank you for celebrating this momentous time in Selby Gardens’ history with us and, in case you missed it, you can view a video of the ceremony here and see photographs here.


We are thrilled to begin to realize the full potential of our beloved gardens, while also preserving our important history for the generations to come.

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