The Historical Preservation Association of Coral Gables is on a mission to save the last few of the original 1926 city streetlights, commissioned by Coral Gables Founder George Merrick. Of the original 500, only 41 remain standing. On the base of an original 1926 Coral Gables streetlight there are relief images representing “Art and Architecture,” “Horticultural Planting,” “Labor” and “Industry.”
The Historical Preservation Association of Coral Gables is on a mission to save the last few of the original 1926 city streetlights, commissioned by Coral Gables Founder George Merrick. Of the original 500, only 41 remain standing. On the base of an original 1926 Coral Gables streetlight there are relief images representing “Art and Architecture,” “Horticultural Planting,” “Labor” and “Industry.” Diego Quiros
The Historical Preservation Association of Coral Gables is on a mission to save the last few of the original 1926 city streetlights, commissioned by Coral Gables Founder George Merrick. Of the original 500, only 41 remain standing. On the base of an original 1926 Coral Gables streetlight there are relief images representing “Art and Architecture,” “Horticultural Planting,” “Labor” and “Industry.” Diego Quiros

Coral Gables founder commissioned these street lamps. Now, they're in dire need of repair.

June 28, 2018 08:00 AM