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 […]
A TRULY UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO WALK ON NATIVE CORAL ROCK Get up close to a Marion Manley original. The home was built for Coral Gables artistic genius Denman Fink who lived in the house for several years. SAVE THE DATE! Thursday NOVEMBER 21st 6 TO 8PM 760 ANASTASIA AVENUE WINE, CHEESE & MORE GUEST SPEAKER […]
Please save the date for three Fridays this fall and winter season as HPACG invites three fabulous speakers to present three different books.
WHO WILL DISCUSS THE STATE OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION
AND ITS IMPACT ON CORAL GABLES
Upon entering this masterfully restored estate, guests were transported to another time and era—that of the roaring 1920s in celebration of the French “joy of life”.
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