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125 Years of Miami History
A commemorative Salon for the 125th anniversary of the City of Miami incorporation. Some of the topics to be covered: Julia Tuttle, the businesswoman, and women who made a difference; the evolution of Miami’s architecture, and the evolution of the judiciary; a comparative take on the population explosions between 1900 and the 1920’s, and between 2000 and the 2020s; the preservation of historic buildings through repurposing; and how cultural institutions have propelled economic development.
Panelists, Dr. Paul George, HistoryMiami Resident Historian; Miami-Dade Commissioner Eileen Higgins, Christine Rupp, Executive Director, Dade Heritage Trust; and noted Architect Allan Shulman, University of Miami Professor.
Moderated by Dr. Beatriz Gonzalez, President, Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus; Christina Vazquez, Channel 10-Local News, and Raul Guerrero, Director DASS.
Presented by the Downtown Arts + Science Salon (DASS) in partnership with Miami Dade College. July 27, 7 pm. MDC Live Arts Miami Theater, Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus.
Because history is a prelude of the future, an exclusive reception to follow at the state of the art Waldorf Astoria Gallery.