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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.


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?


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.

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BY INVITATION ONLY! Cocktail Reception on Thursday February 9th

The George Giving Society is an annual campaign for unrestricted giving to the Association. For information about joining, please contact HPACG President Karelia Martinez Carbonell at info@historiccoralgables.org


“ALL ABOUT THE NUMBERS” INVITATION-ONLY EVENT August 24th. Deering Estate Stone House

The Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables is partnering with the l00 Ladies of Deering, a fundraising committee of the Deering Estate Foundation, to host a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Parks, the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, the 30th anniversary of the Deering Estate Foundation, and the 25th […]


In the spirit of celebration, historic preservation group gathers with original founders and benefactors

  Recently, in the spirit of its 25th Anniversary celebration, the Board of Directors of the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables invited past and present leaders and benefactors in the George Giving Society to share in the memories and stewardship. The by-invitation-only event was at the lovely and historic home of HPACG member Bruce […]


No better time for marking history–April 14, 2016

By Karelia Martinez Carbonell, President Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables The Board of Directors of the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables sends its gratitude to all the residents of Coral Gables who recently came out to celebrate the dedication ceremony of the 1926 White Way Lights historical marker. Thank you for sharing this […]


HISTORIC PRESERVATION FOCUS OF JOINT 100 LADIES OF DEERING & HISTORIC PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION OF CORAL GABLES ‘ALL ABOUT THE NUMBERS’

‘ALL ABOUT THE NUMBERS’ COCKTAIL RECEPTION AUG. 24 MIAMI (Sept. 5, 2016) — Thompson Mayes, FAAR, Vice President and Senior Counsel of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and author and historian Arva Moore Parks, presented thought-provoking speeches about the value and necessity of preservation of a community’s most historic places, during a joint cocktail […]


EXPLORE “THIS PLACE MATTERS” WITH LOCAL PRESERVATIONISTS JUNE 26

EXPLORE “THIS PLACE MATTERS” WITH LOCAL PRESERVATIONISTS ARVA PARKS & AVRA JAIN An educational program sponsored to benefit historic resources and their preservation in Coral Gables and beyond. date: Sunday June 26, 2016 from 5 to 7.30 pm place: 437 SW 2nd Street Miami, FL 33130    EVENT INCLUDES A PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR & TALK. […]

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