One Herald Plaza Memory Bank: Linotype, Cliches and Stereotypes

June 25th, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAKE8VzvJZk The Wolfson Archives' movie tour of One Herald Plaza when it was new continues, getting into the nitty-gritty technical details of publishing a newspaper fifty years ago. The new clip in the Archives' playlist, "One Herald Plaza Memory Bank," takes viewers on a whirlwind trip through the lost world of metal type and engraved plates, beginning in the Herald's composing room and photo studio Read More...

One Herald Plaza Memory Bank Adds More Memory

June 19th, 2013

http://youtu.be/fAB3WAwGdMI The Wolfson Archives' look at One Herald Plaza when it was new continues with another clip in its YouTube playlist, One Herald Plaza Memory Bank. The new clip, from a film produced by Miami filmmaker Fred Frink, offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Women’s Department and the process of preparing news stories for publication Read More...

One Herald Plaza Memory Bank

June 11th, 2013

http://youtu.be/pPCYcgzBt8c The Miami Herald Building’s end times present a good opportunity to look back on the history of the building, and the Wolfson Archives' YouTube channel has started a new playlist, "One Herald Plaza Memory Bank," featuring clips that document One Herald Plaza's past. Among them: Excerpts from a film produced about 1963 by Miami filmmaker Fred Frink Read More...

One Herald Plaza’s Long Goodbye

May 23rd, 2013

[caption id="attachment_556" align="alignleft" width="300"] The sun sets on One Herald Plaza. Photo: barefootmailman.org .[/caption] The big building on Biscayne Bay housed a newspaper, an important one, and journalists worked there, so it's not surprising that the Herald's withdrawal from its downtown headquarters is better documented than most corporate relocations Read More...

The Miami Herald Building’s Alpha & Omega

May 9th, 2013

http://youtu.be/Nea6eIqIhRI Curbed Miami got an insider's tour of the recently-vacated, soon-to-be-demolished Miami Herald Building and recorded the visit with a memorable photo gallery/memento mori. Sean McCaughan has photographed the Herald Building at, or very near, its end; WTVJ's news photogs were on the scene at its very beginning Read More...