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“An Island Getaway” Fas-ee-oh Style with Andrea Taylor: Indian Creek Country Club

The Indian Creek Country Club was the prestigious setting for the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables’ luncheon that attracted a full complement of Association members and friends, the Indian Creek Village mayor, and — perhaps most notably — Andrea Taylor, the granddaughter of the Club’s original architect, Maurice Fatio.

Preservation Association recognizes Alex and Marta Silva with “Friend” Award at Annual Meeting

A meticulous restoration project to preserve a 1923 home, designed by H.George Fink.

Third Annual Founder’s Day Ceremony in Coral Gables

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.


A “Sunday in April” was a day to remember Sallye Jude. Her home played host to historic preservation benefactor group

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.

Both planners and poets, George Merrick and Richard Blanco meet on Founder’s Day 

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.

A National Celebration

The organization hosted an educational panel titled, “Preserving our Patrimony. Preserving our Planet”

“A Stone’s Throw Away: 100 Years of the Deering Stone House”

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.

Tertulia VII: Clubs Celebrate History & Music in February

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.

Annual Meeting held at Venetian Palazzo, one of only two residences on George Merrick’s “Venice of the South” historic waterway.

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.

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