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2016 Director Tours Travel Season

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On April 12th

directors tour itinerary Ybor City Tampa

Cost: Edison Ford Members $100; non-members $110. There is also an additional cost of $15 for the lunch and entertainment. For more information or to register contact Nancy Achter at nachter@edisonfordwinterestates.org or by calling 239-334-7419.

 May 14, 2016 – Lakeland

florida southern collegeOn this tour we will take a trip to Lakeland to visit Florida Southern College for education and appreciation of famous Architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. Local architect, Joyce Owens will guide us and educate us on the Frank Lloyd structures throughout the campus. We will also check out the beautiful new rose garden.

tampa directors tour 2016 artWe will also take a two-hour in-depth tour of the Sharp Family Education Center and the Wright-designed Usonian house and will also visit other buildings on campus. Lunch will be provided by the Garden Bistro overlooking Lake Mirror in the Historic District and we will visit the nearby sculpture “Tribute to the Volunteer Spirit” by Albert Paley.

After lunch we will make a stop at Florida Polytechnic University to see the famous Santiago Calatrava’s “Innovation, Science & Technology Building.” This structure cost $60 million to complete and is 160,000 square foot with classrooms, labs, and offices.tampa directors tour 2016

Cost: Edison Ford Members $100; non-members $110. For more information or to register contact Nancy Achter at  nachter@edisonfordwinterestates.org or by calling 239-334-7419.

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