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.
Guests sipped champagne and nibbled on assorted gourmet delicacies all while experiencing the vast art collection lovingly acquired by the hosts.
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.
ONE Weekend. TWO Events.
Most of the White Way streetlights that made up the eight mile illumination corridor were in the “Arcadian” style.
Major civic groups take official position requesting postponement of zoning changes affecting historic Miracle Mile & the Crafts Section
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 […]