OPINIONS

The overwhelming numbers are a blowout win for preservation, but in the City of Coral Gables, when it comes to preservation, the game is tied By Dr. Karelia Martinez Carbonell, Local Preservationist It is ironic, that precisely this month of…

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Beloved Miami and Coral Gables Historian, Arva Moore Parks, Dies At 81

Confucius once said, “Study the past if you would define the future.” For Miami, Coral Gables and our great State of Florida, if we study the past, we can usually find it in the pen and words of a woman…

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Opinion: All Structures Are Not Historic

By: Coral Gables Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, the City of Coral Gables has been focused on the well-being of our more than 50,000 residents and our more than 800 team members…

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Opinion: As America Loses Leading Architectural Historian, Coral Gables Faces Ongoing Threat

A Tribute to Virginia McAlester    by Brett Gillis, Vice President, Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables Preservationists across the nation join the residents of Dallas, Texas in mourning the death of Virginia McAlester, longtime preservationist, activist, and author of A Field…

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Coral Gables Museum: Miami’s 1899 Yellow Fever Outbreak (VIDEO)

The Coral Gables Museum’s Malcolm Lauredo, director of historic research, produced this video discussing Miami’s 1899 yellow fever epidemic and the impact it had on South Floridians and travelers like Coral Gables founder George Merrick.

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Leaders & Coffee Presented By Bachour: Coral Gables Museum

Join us as we sit with Coral Gables Museum Board Chairman Christopher Spuches and Executive Director John R. Allen to discuss the role of the museum and their upcoming exhibit.

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Touring The Gables Presented By The Carole Smith Team – 2710 Columbus Blvd

On this episode of Touring The Gables Presented By The Carole Smith Team, we explore the history of the first home of the Coral Gables Congregational Church and the one-time residence of Coral Gables Chamber director and first City Commission…

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Coral Gables Museum Announces Winners Of Capture Coral Gables 2020

Coral Gables Museum announced the finalists and winners of the photography contest Capture Coral Gables 2020 on Friday, February 7th, 2020 in the Community Meeting Room where the exhibition can be seen through March 6th, 2020. The Opening Reception and…

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Touring The Gables Presented By The Carole Smith Team: Coral Gables’ White Way Lights

On this episode of Touring The Gables Presented By The Carole Smith Team, Karelia Carbonell, President of the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables talks to us about Coral Gables’ White Way Lights.

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Touring The Gables Presented By The Carole Smith Team: Coral Gables Museum

Join us as we tour this former Municipal building that now holds the history of Coral Gables, Coral Gables Museum. For more information about the Coral Gables Museum, visit www.coralgablesmuseum.org.

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