Monday, January 24, 2011

2011 Miami Beach Author Series Reading with the Authors of Miami Architecture

Presented by
the Miami Beach Botanical Gardenand the Miami Beach Historical Association
Wednesday, January 26, 6pm-8pm

at Miami Beach Botanical Garden
2000 Convention Center Drive

Join authors Allan T. Shulman, Randall C. Robinson and James (Jeff) F. Donnelly for readings and discussion of Miami Architecture, the authoritative guidebook that provides a broad, accessible architectural overview of the notable buildings that can be found in the core of downtown Miami, Miami Beach, and Coconut Grove. Published in 2010 (Univ. of Florida, $29.95), the book grew out of the Miami Architecture Project, a community-based, nonprofit association that organized more than a dozen local forums to develop deeper appreciation of architecture and the role of architecture in community revitalization.
  • Randall C. Robinson is coauthor of MiMo: Miami Modern Revealed and former executive director of the North Beach Development Corporation. He is employed with the City of Ft. Lauderdale in planning and zoning.
  • Allan T. Shulman, founding principal of Shulman + Associates and assistant professor of architecture at the University of Miami, is editor and co-author of Miami Modern Metropolis: Paradise and Paradox in Midcentury Architecture and Planning.
  • James (Jeff) F. Donnelly, is past chair of the City of Miami Beach Historic Preservation Board, a tour guide in the Art Deco Historic District, contributor to Tourist Nation and a retired teacher.
Books & Books will provide books for signing by the author.

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