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Find yourself in “Lost Miami” June 29 @ Casa Twice

Hosted by Casa Twice 4215 SW 72 Avenue, Miami. Housed in a village of refurbished Florida cottages, Casa Twice is a vintage furniture store.

Historical marker dedicated at old Gables Riding Academy site

Did you know that back in the 1930s there was a horse riding academy complete with a stable and a show ring that brought the beauty of horses to Downtown Coral Gables?

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The City Beautiful Movement was a reform philosophy of North American architecture and urban planning that flourished during the 1890s and 1900s with the intent of introducing beautification and monumental grandeur in cities.


Dedication Ceremony and Installation of the Coral Gables Riding Academy & Show Ring Historical Marker Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Join the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables and the City of Coral Gables in celebrating the unveiling of the Coral Gables Riding Academy & Show Ring historical marker on the 65th anniversary of its closing.

Historic preservation group launches destination series. First stop: Palm Beach’s Mar-a-Lago

Over 60 guests enjoyed the sold-out fundraising affair. Proceeds benefit historic resources and their preservation in Coral Gables and beyond.

Destination Palm Beach: Mar-a-Lago April 23

Lunch in the Tea Room and private tour of the estate. Advance sales only. Limited availability. Paid reservations by April 15.


Beautiful evening! Thank you Jay Brooks and Pastor Phillip Short for the opportunity to learn about the history of First United Methodist Church. The organ concert was exceptional! Wow!  Love the organ? Want to add some music to your day? Join Jay Brooks every first Thursday of the month at 12.30pm in the Church sanctuary. […]

By George. By Invitation Only.

President Karelia Martinez Carbonell says, “We love pampering our patrons” at the annual George Giving Society benefactor event on February 9th hosted by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables at the home of past president and board member Lisa Bennett and husband Richard. Guests included Commissioner Jeannett Slesnick, George Circle members Maria Alicia and […]

Historic preservation group celebrates people, places, and things at “Top of the Terrace” equestrian-themed event at 396 Alhambra

The Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables along with Professional Bank, a tenant at 396 Alhambra, hosted an elegant, vintage equestrian-themed fundraiser at the fourth floor rooftop terrace overlooking the historic Alhambra Circle. Guests enjoyed sitting al fresco on a beautiful South Florida winter evening in honor of people, places, and things.

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