Celebrating Villa Serena

  • Adrienne Arsht poses Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, near the middle of the photo at the 100th birthday of Villa Serena, one of Miami's oldest unaltered homes. The home purchased by Arsht in 2007 has been fully restored and is now on the National Redgister of Historic homes.The group photo was a recreation of a photo taken a hundred years ago in that same loation. CW GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Arva Moore Parks, left, and Adrienne Arsht share a light moment Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, as they share the story of how Arva presuaded Adrienne to buy the home in 2007. Villa Serena, one of the oldest unaltered homes in Miami, was purchased by Adrienne Arsht and has been fully restored and is now on the National Redgister of Historic homes. CW GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • As Adrienne Arsht, far left, is led into position for a group photo, David Mitchell and Sabine Scholz enjoy a cheerful moment Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, while attending the 100th birthday of Villa Serena, one of Miami's oldest unaltered homes. The home purchased by Arsht in 2007 has been fully restored and is now on the National Redgister of Historic homes.The group photo was a recreation of a photo taken a hundred years ago in that same loation. CW GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • This is a copy of the original photo taken 100 years ago at Villa Serena. CW Griffin / miami herald staff

  • From left: Wendy Rust; Brandon Walsh; and Stefano LaCava share a toast Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in the gardens of Villa Serena, one of the oldest unaltered homes in Miami. The home purchased by Adrienne Arsht in 2007 and has been fully restored and is now on the National Redgister of Historic homes. CW GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF