Park Central Hotel

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=32] Park Central Hotel was designed by Henry Hohauser. This Art Deco style hotel has stucco reveal details in the exterior and terrazzo floor and iron work details in the interior.

Miami Beach City Hall Building

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=31] The Miami Beach City Hall Building was designed by Martin Luther Hampton and erected in 1927. The structure displays Mediterranean Revival style.

Old Police and Fire Station (Coral Gables)

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=30] Old Police and Fire Station was designed by architect Phineas Paist. The exterior is clad with Florida Limestone, detailed and sculpted to represent the civic presence of the police and fire departments.

Coral Gables City Hall

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=29] Coral Gables City Hall was built from 1927-1928 to the Mediterranean Revival design of architects Phineas Paist and Harold Steward, and artistic advisor Denman Fink. The 3-story Spanish-style building is built of local limestone, has a stucco exterior, tile roof, central 3-stage clock tower, and a Corinthian colonnade.

Dutch South African Village

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=28] Dutch South African Village is one of Coral Gables thematic villages constructed in the mid 1920’s. The design of the dwellings resembles the Dutch architecture of the colonists who settled in South Africa during the mid-1600's.

French Normandy Village

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=27] French Normandy Village is one of Coral Gables' thematic villages constructed in the mid 1920’s. The design of the dwellings references details of 15th century French architecture with half timbering and gable-end roofs.

French City Village

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=26] French City Village is one of Coral Gables' thematic villages constructed in the mid 1920’s. The design of the dwellings resembles Renaissance style architecture of Western Europe.

Venetian Pool

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=25] Venetian Pool is an 820,000 gallon pool completed in 1923. It is fed from a natural aquifer and enhanced with an auxiliary structure made of coral rock and featuring two look-out towers.

Coral Gables Congregational Church

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=24] Coral Gables Congregational Church was founded in 1923, and is the oldest established building and organization in Coral Gables. George Merrick, the architect and developer of Coral Gables, was the son of a Congregational Minister.

Biltmore Hotel

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=23] The Coral Gables Biltmore Hotel is a luxury hotel in Coral Gables, Florida, United States. It was designed by Schultze and Weaver and was built in 1926 by John McEntee Bowman and George Merrick as part of the Biltmore hotel chain. The Miami-Biltmore Hotel & Country Club was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1996 Read More...