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to the Historic preservation Association
of Coral Gables.

The Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1991. The mission of the organization is to support an environment in which its members and all community citizens can understand, appreciate, exchange information and live with Coral Gables history.  The Association promotes the understanding of the importance of historic resources and their preservation.

 

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Coral Gables swaps its only Brutalist-style building

 

The Coral Gables Public Safety Building is of new world Brutalist design rare among a plethora of old world architecture in a city founded in the early 1920s. 

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Saving the last of its kind. Say NO to Demolition.

 

This 1923 building was the first office of the Coral Gables Construction Company–George Merrick’s company. This building precedes Coral Gables City Hall. Denman Fink oversaw construction.

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Check out articles and topics about historic preservation, Coral Gables, and beyond

 

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.

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12 hours ago

Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables

the tree arrived today!

CBS Miami
HERE COMES THE TREE - The holiday season is officially underway at the White House. The 2018 White House Christmas tree arrived this afternoon.
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17 hours ago

Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables

did you know?
Al Capone built his pool to compete with the Biltmore Hotel In Coral Gables.

Check out the video and stay tuned for details of an HPACG event [hopefully] coming soon.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVM-47YU2js&fbclid=IwAR2-1elSEz--21RAmjtcgFDJklBwf1pso6mQaMK3trnczjQl62SF...Vintage Cuba/ Casa de Al... en MIAMI BEACH.

Un lector de la pagina me pedia ayer que publicara fotos de la casa que Al Capone tenia en Varadero. Y yo le decia que no... que Al Capone NUNCA tuvo casa en Varadero. Donde si tuvo una casa fue en Miami Beach. Esta foto fue tomada precisamente en ese lugar -93 Palm Avenue Miami Beach.

Dicho sea de paso, en esta mansion murio Al Capone en 1947. Debajo de la foto encontraran un video con imagenes actualesl de esa residencia.
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did you know? 
Al Capone built his pool to compete with the Biltmore Hotel In Coral Gables.

Check out the video and stay tuned for details of an HPACG event [hopefully] coming soon.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVM-47YU2js&fbclid=IwAR2-1elSEz--21RAmjtcgFDJklBwf1pso6mQaMK3trnczjQl62SFqvSQojE
Please Email us: info@historiccoralgables.org   HPACG P.O. Box 347944 Coral Gables, FL 33234

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