Kiehnel & Elliott: A Brief Survey of the Firm’s Miami Projects

April 9th, 2014

It is no surprise that when looking at Miami Boom-Era architecture the name Kiehnel & Elliott comes to mind. The firm, originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, had designed several buildings before moving its offices to Miami in 1922. The firm’s buildings became exemplary of the Mediterranean Revival style during the 1920s such as the extravagant El Jardin (now the Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart) in Coconut Grove Read More...

Video: Merrick House: A Problem in Preservation

April 30th, 2013

http://youtu.be/NyUmaTQm7Zc They didn't call W. L. Philbrick "the fighting funeral director" for nothing. Philbrick wasn't shy about letting people know what he thought and putting his thoughts into action. He complained about Miami-Dade County's government and tried to get the documentary film Woodstock banned from Coral Gables Read More...