Florida Preservation News Round-Up
Preservation News from Around the State!
The Dade Heritage Trust is Aiming to Help the Affordable Housing Crisis through Historic Preservation
Some of Miami's older buildings - often built with higher density and without parking requirements that apply today - offer invaluable affordable housing. The Dade Heritage Trust's new program is utilizing funding to preserve and rehabilitate, and keep them affordable to residents for the long term.
Tallahassee's Goodwood Museum is Hiring!
Goodwood Museum and Gardens, a site whose history parallels that of North Florida in many ways, is looking for a half-time (20 hours per week) Facilities Manager to maintain and restore the site's buildings and structures.
To apply, respond to firstname.lastname@example.org
Miami Villagers Assist Coral Gables Garden Club with Historic Renovation
The Miami Villagers, Miami-Dade County's oldest historic preservation organization, recently presented the Coral Gables Garden Club with a check for $3,000 to replace the Club's air conditioning system. The Coral Gables Garden Club is located in the Biltmore Hotel's original Guard House, dating to the 1920s.
Miami is the Real Star of the new "Father of the Bride"
The HBO Max remake of the classic movie was filmed in a number of iconic locations throughout Miami, from Star Island to Coral Gables.
Jack Kerouac's St. Petersburg Home Designated a Local Historic Landmark
Jack Kerouac, American author and icon of the Beat Generation, lived in the unassuming ranch house in St. Petersburg for only a few short years before his untimely death in 1969. His mark on the community remains, however, and the building's recent designation is part of a nonprofit organization's plans to celebrate the writer's mark on Florida.