July 19, 2007, a small group of people gathered to celebrate Tom’s life on his birthday at the old Pinellas Park Beaux Arts site. One new member who never met Tom has joined the ranks of friends. Chris Skillman, through an accident of fate, has come into a collection of Beaux Arts Memorabilia. In his research to find out what he has, he has become an active participant in our efforts to keep the spirit alive.
Film footage has resurfaced and we have a bit to look through. If anyone has any knowledge of the film parties of the sixities in the garden, now is the time to send in your comments and questions. Here’s what remains of the garden today.