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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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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OPINION: Then And Now: The Crab Orchard Stone Demonstration House

By: Brett Gillis, Vice President, Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables (HPACG) 1220 South Alhambra Circle is a structure located in the Coral Waterway Sub-Division of the Riviera Section of Coral Gables. It was built in 1949 as per the Dade…

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OPINION: New Project Affecting Our Neighborhood

“Today I contacted Mr Hermes Diaz, CG Director of Public Works to ask about the surveying crews in our neighborhood. At first he didn’t know what I was talking about so he called me back. He put me on speaker…

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