I recently stayed at a beautiful, historical, resort hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort and Golf Club is a lovely resort right across from the marina and overlooking Tampa Bay. Its beginnings date back to 1927. It went through a period of abandonment and dereliction for twenty or so years during the latter part of the 20th century, and has since been completely restored. Along with many architectural details and embellishments that were preserved, the hotel has some magnificent pieces of glass art by Dale Chihuly, whose gallery is just a short walk away.
St. Petersburg is also home to the new Salvador Dali Museum, which is magnificent. A post on that is coming up soon. Subscribe to my email list and you won’t miss it.