Blog - In The Know: 10 Unique Facts about Seaside, Florida

1. Seaside, FL is 80 acres with only 2.2 acres that are designated for commercial use


2. There are 489 individual dwellings, including 100 guest homes

CRA-Seaside Roofscapes

3. There are 12,000-14,000 unique reservations in Seaside, Florida annually

Family On Seaside Beach

4. The Seaside Repertory Theatre was founded in 2000 and performs for over 20,000 people each year

Seaside REP

5. Average price of an inland home is $900/square foot and the gulf front home is over $1,000/square foot

Seaside Street1

6. The Post Office is the geographical center of Seaside and is an example of the classical building style

OLD-Post Office

7. Tupelo Street was the first street developed and they moved east to west, one street at a time.

Seaside -Aerial

8. Public greens are a very important characteristic of new urban developments. Seaside, Florida, has 3 public greens: Amphitheater, Ruskin Place and the Lyceum

Ruskin Place

9. Picket fences are unique in Seaside, FL. No two houses on the same street can have the same picket fence.

Sandy Path

10. The Lyceum was modeled after Thomas Jefferson’s University of Virginia academic village where individual buildings along side of the lawn face each other with a continuous colonnaded covered walkway connected the buildings.

Lyceum School And Venue

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