Then and Now: Florida Roadside Attractions

August 31st, 2015

Writer and history consultant Sylvia Gurinsky presents a “guided tour” to vanished Miami places called “Once There Was A Place” with historic footage from the Wolfson Archives. Gurinsky will present this event free of charge at the Miami Center for Architecture & Design (MCAD) 100 NE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33132  at 7:00 PM on September 9 Read More...

Cracker Style Revival

August 10th, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHC2REsDR4k&feature=youtu.be During the last quarter of the nineteenth century, large-scale commercial agriculture, especially cattle-raising, grew in Florida. New settlers looking for work arrived from Georgia and came with few provisions. They needed to erect shelter swiftly and inexpensively Read More...