The theme of the ceremony this year celebrated Merrick’s legacy and his love of beauty and architecture. An elegant Champagne reception was held at the newly restored H. George Fink Studio, a hallmark example of Mediterranean Revival architecture, which the City of Coral Gables purchased in 2016.
Dear Mayor, Vice Mayor, and Commissioners Castro, Fernandez, Menendez, Thank you!
A special group came together on a “Sunday in April” to honor a true friend of historic preservation, the late Sallye Jude, at her French Normandy Village home.
The event honored Merrick’s love of poetry with selected readings from his 1920 book “Songs of the Wind on a Southern Shore, and other Poems of Florida.” Poetry readings were presented by poet laureate Richard Blanco.
The organization hosted an educational panel titled, “Preserving our Patrimony. Preserving our Planet”
The affair shared the legacy of architect Phineas Paist who, aside from designing the custom-built Mediterranean Revival stone house at Deering, he also designed landmarks in Coral Gables.
Coral Gables Music Club joined HPACG to celebrate Tertulia Musical, the 7th installment of the Coral Gables Tertulia, and the talent of 19 young musicians.
The event was celebrated at the elegant home of Ajit and Maria Alicia Asrani. A big thank you to Ajit and Maria Alicia for welcoming the members of the organization to their unique 1927 Venetian-style palazzo.
Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables (HPACG) welcomed author Cesar Becerra as the speaker for the 6th installment of the Coral Gables Tertulia.