Our positions at the Jan 12 2021 Miami Beach Historic Preservation Board

MDPL’s Advocacy Committee has reviewed the following applications and offers our below positions. Please note, the lack of a position on a project does not indicate support or opposition to that project. Editors Note: Items with blue highlighting were shared previously, while items with yellow highlight are new/updated positions. Full HPB Board Agenda Link, including […]

Our positions at the Dec 8th 2020 Miami Beach Historic Preservation Board

MDPL’s Advocacy Committee has reviewed the following applications and offers our below positions. Please note, the lack of a position on a project does not indicate support or opposition to that project. Editors Note: Items with blue highlighting were shared previously, while items with yellow highlight are new/updated positions. Full HPB Board Agenda Link: click here […]

Give Miami Day is Today!

Don’t miss Give Miami Day 2020! Help MDPL reach our $5,000 fundraising goal during this annual 24 hour fundraising event for local non-profits. Giving is open now through Thursday at 11:59pm. What would Miami Beach be like without historic Art Deco, Mediterranean, and Miami Modern buildings? Help us remain independent and sustain our mission to Preserve, […]

Guest Post: How to Dress Art Deco

by Barbara Pickell About the Author: Barbara Pickell received her BA and MBA degrees from Binghamton University in New York State.  She worked in healthcare management and sales for over 30 years before retiring to Sunny Isles Beach in 2012. Shortly after moving to South Florida, Barbara and her husband became active members of MDPL where […]

Byron Carlyle Theatre

The Byron Carlyle Theater is a cultural and historical landmark in the North Beach area of Miami Beach. It was designed by famous MiMo architect A. Herbert Mathes, and residents have fond memories of all the movies they got to see there.   Shown are some archival photographs we found of the theatre’s past. Initially opened […]

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