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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.


Bringing back a piece [or two] of lost history to Coral Gables’ first public building

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.

HPACG is a proud sponsor of the Coral Gables Foundation’s 11th annual “Tour of Kitchens”

Proud of the opportunity to be a sponsor at one of the eight homes in the historic Chinese-themed village. A perfect fit for our group.

A Tertullian Fete. Next one February 28th

On January 24, 2020, The Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables (HPACG) celebrated the second chapter of its newest program, the Coral Gables Tertulia, at the home of Meg and John Daly in the French City Village of Coral Gables. Guests enjoyed live music by Jean de Boyrie and French-inspired hors d’oeuvres and wine before […]

Champagne flowed like water as if Prohibition never existed. “Prohibition Pleasures” a la Capone

The affair combined sister-properties on Palm Island— one of Miami Beach’s most luxurious man-made islands was created in 1919 by developer Locke Highleyman. The fundraiser benefitted historic resources and their preservation.

Do You Want to Tertulia Again? Join Dr. Brett Gillis on Friday January 24th

Complimentary drinks and light hors d’oeuvres are included.

“Prohibition Pleasures” and the Capone Next Door January 12, 2020

Join the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables for a unique destination and historical tour titled “Palm Island and the Capone next door: 100 Years since Prohibition”.

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