Historic preservation group will gather to celebrate its “George” benefactors On Sunday March 24th the Board of Directors of the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables will fete benefactors who support the annual fund campaign through the George Giving Society—named in honor of Coral Gables founder George Merrick. Donations are unrestricted and benefit historic preservation […]
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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HPACG will continue to work on its ‘Destination” series that will take preservation aficionados to “out of the way” historic sites.
ANNUAL MEETING will be chock full o’ nuts with historic preservation scoop.
The five-star panel will discuss the emerging interest in the Brutalist movement, its buildings, and the need to preserve such structures.
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.
The widely admired design historian and New York gallery owner Emily Evans Eerdmans was invited by Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables