The date and ceremony marked three important milestones: the creation of “Founder’s Day” in Merrick’s honor; the establishment of the University of Miami by Merrick; and the commemoration of the 135th anniversary of Merrick’s birth.
Most of the White Way streetlights that made up the eight mile illumination corridor were in the “Arcadian” style.
By Dr. Karelia Martinez Carbonell, President Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables The historic Miracle Mile has struggled with its identity since its inception. In the 1920s, City founder George Merrick established the business section of Coral Gables and planted seeds for its healthy development. In the 1940s, developers led by George Zain saw the […]
ONE Weekend. TWO Events.
Major civic groups take official position requesting postponement of zoning changes affecting historic Miracle Mile & the Crafts Section
The meeting will highlight 2020 accomplishments and upcoming issues in 2021.
The house is one of the earliest examples of Mediterranean Revival architecture in Coral Gables and noteworthy for its high degree of historical integrity thanks to the loving stewardship of its previous owners.
The MacFarlane District is one of a rare example of a black community locally designated and recognized on the National Register of Historic Places.
HPACG is proud to partner with the City on this unique opportunity to bring back a piece of lost history [or two] to the Coral Gables Country Club, the place where Merrick once stood and addressed the merits of buying into his dream of a city.