…depicting nude on blue background with palm leaves. Created by Woody Vondracek who stated, “A last minute decision by the Miami Beach Junior Chamber of Commerce killed this design as the official image of the event. I saw it as symbolizing a proud emergence of the District. All they saw was a naked woman.” Subsequently, […]
The Coleman House at 36 Montford Ave. (where the Chamber of Commerce now sits) was a cause célèbre in the late 1970s when its owner, William Coleman died. “The Coleman house commanded the entrance to and established the historic atmosphere of the entire Montford area,” states the newsletter of the Montford community. Montford, on the […]
Did you know that in between saving our Art Deco Historic District, the founder of MDPL Barbara Baer Capitman was a talented artist as well? Check out our virtual exhibit of drawings & watercolors done by Barbara. Drawings from the Barbara Baer Capitman Archives.