"Celebrating Florida's Historic Coastal Communities"

Art Deco Weekend

JAN 12, 13, 14, 2024

JAN 12, 13, 14, 2024

"Celebrating Florida's Historic Coastal Communities"

Latest Past Events

Flooding in Florida: The Bellwether of Climate Change

Art Deco Museum and Welcome Center 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

The goals of historic preservation are often at odds with efforts to protect properties from climate change. While preservation encourages maintaining a property’s historic appearance, climate change adaptation often requires change, sometimes radical change, to maintain the safety of a building and its occupants. As the impacts of flooding and intense storms are increasing in […]

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Resurfacing the Moorish Magic of Opa-locka

Wolfsonian-FIU 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach

The City of Opa-locka is Miami-Dade County's eighth oldest municipality, founded in 1926 by American aviator and inventor Glenn Curtiss. A city built in the theme of Arabian Nights and with an architectural motif known today as Moorish Revival, a new movement has taken hold to identify, resurrect, and preserve landmarks from the past through […]

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What in the World?! How Walt Created Disney World

Art Deco Museum and Welcome Center 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

When Walt Disney realized cheap tourist traps were enveloping Disneyland, he began a nationwide search for enough land to hold every dream he could imagine. What happened next would require a heightened degree of CIA-level secrecy for Disney's undercover team, which launched a misinformation campaign that included dummy corporations and secret transactions. However, when a […]

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