Prepared by Maria Estorino, April 2007

Digital Resources

Miami Digital Archive: Coral Gables. University of Miami Libraries. Digital reproductions of photographs, postcards, documents and books from the Special Collections Department of the University of Miami Libraries.

History Miami Museum

History

Moore, Mary T.  Coral Gables history.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Chamber of Commerce, 1950.         Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 M6.

Historic Coral Gables: self-guided tour.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Junior League of Miami, 1986?      Richter Stacks and Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 H57 1986.

Roy, Joaquin.   The streets of Coral Gables: their names and their meanings.  Coral Gables,   Fla.: Ideas ’92 Publications, University of Miami, 1989.  Richter Stacks and Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 R78 1989.

Standiford, Les.  Coral Gables: the City Beautiful story.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Coral Gables        Chamber of Commerce, 1998.  Spec Coll Florida Oversize F319.C8 S68 1998.

Merrick moments: the making of the city beautiful.  Coral Gables, Fla.: City of Coral Gables, 2000?  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 M456 2000.

Millas, Aristides J. and Ellen J. Uguccioni.  Coral Gables, Miami Riviera: an architectural         guide.  Miami, Fla.: Dade Heritage Trust, 2003.  Richter Stacks and Spec Coll Florida          F319.C8 M54 2003.

Parks, Arva Moore.  George Merrick’s Coral Gables: where your ‘castles in Spain’ are made    real.  Miami: Centennial Press, 2006.  In Process.

Promotional Literature

Douglas, Marjory Stoneman.  Coral Gables: America’s finest suburb, Miami, Florida.  Coral      Gables, Fla.: Parker Art Printers, 1923?  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 D6 1920z.

Coral Gables: Florida’s most beautiful and finest developed suburb at Miami.  Coral Gables,    Fla.: G.E. Merrick, 1924?  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 C6755 1924.

Announcing the opening of the country club section part one.  Miami, Fla.: G.E. Merrick,       1924.  Spec Coll Florida HD275.C67 A55 1924.
Avenue Obispo, Coral Gables.  Miami, Fla.: G.E. Merrick, 1924?  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 A93       1924.

Coral Gables, Miami Riviera: 40 miles of water front.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Coral Gables Corp., 1925.  F319.C8 C674.

Merrick, George E.  Miami and the story of its remarkable growth: an interview with George E. Merrick published by the New York Times.  Miami, Fla.?: s.n., 1925.  Spec Coll Florida F319.M6 M47 1925.

Rapid transit apartment sites, and a new fifth avenue business district: Biltmore section,     Country Club section part six, Coral Gables, opening sale August 24, 1925.  Coral      Gables, Fla.: G.E. Merrick, 1925.  Spec Coll Florida HD275.C67 R3 1925.

The Riviera section and the University of Miami, Coral Gables.  Coral Gables, Fla.: G.E.          Merrick, 1925.  Spec Coll Florida HD275.C67 R5 1925.

Venetian Casino, Coral Gables.  Coral Gables, Fla.: s.n., 1925?  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 V4         1925. 

Beach, Rex.  The Miracle of Coral Gables.  New York: Printed by Currier & Harford Ltd.,          1926.  Richter Stacks and Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 B3.

Coral Gables, Miami Riviera.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Coral Gables Corporation, 1926.  Spec Coll Florida Oversize F319.C8 C87.

Coral Gables today, the Miami Riviera.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Coral Gables Corporation, 1926.     Richter Stacks Oversize and Spec Coll Florida Oversize F319.C8 C673.

Progress, Coral Gables.  Coral Gables, Fla.: s.n., 1926.  Spec Coll Florida Oversize F319.C8 P7       1926. 

Coral Gables: its advantages for good living, for healthful recreation, for the enjoyment of    rest or vacation, or for profitable business or industry.  Coral Gables, Fla.:  Chamber      of Commerce, 1927?  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 C6756.

The story of Coral Gables.  Coral Gables, Fla.: G.E. Merrick, 1926 or 1927.  Spec Coll Florida         F319.C8 S7 1926. 

Weighall, T.H.  Boom in Florida.  London: John Lane, 1931.  Spec Coll Florida F316 .W39.

—–.  Boom in Paradise.  New York: A.H. King, 1932.   Spec Coll Florida F316 .W39 1932.

Wyman, Vincent D.  Coral Gables, Florida: the world’s most beautiful city, America’s winter   capital of culture, the premier health building center, the best year-round place to          live, the hearth-stone of the sportsman’s paradise.  Coral Gables, Fla.: The City,        1932.  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 W96 1932.
—–.  Coral Gables, “the best place to live under the sun.”  Coral Gables, Fla.: The City,      1933?  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 W96 1933.

The Joy of Living!  Coral Gables, Florida.  Coral Gables, Fla.: The City, 1938.  Richter Stacks and Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 J68 1938.

Coral Gables is going places!  21st anniversary supplement.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Coral Gables   Riviera, 1946.  Spec Coll Florida Oversize F319.C8 C676 1946.

Clarke, Mary Helm.  Consider Coral Gables.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Parker Art Printers, 1948.        Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 C43.

The story of Coral Gables, Florida.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce,    1959.  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 S73 1959.

Pictorial Works

Coral Gables, Florida.  S.l.: s.n., 1932.  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 C6751 1932.

Souvenir of Miami, Miami Beach and Coral Gables, Florida.  Milwaukee: E.C. Kropp Co.,          1928?  Spec Coll Florida F319.M6 S685 1928.

Cerwinske, Laura.  Coral Gables fountains and entrances: 1986 calendar.  Coral Gables,        Fla.: Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, 1985.  Spec Coll Florida Oversize NA9410.C67           C47 1986.

LaRoue, Samuel D.  Coral Gables in postcards: scenes from Florida’s yesterday.  Miami,        Fla.: Dade Heritage Trust, 1988.  Richter Stacks and Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 L37 1988.

Behar, Robert and Maurice G. Culot, eds.  Coral Gables: an American garden city.  Paris:       Norma Editions, 1997.  Richter Stacks and Spec Coll Florida NA9053.N4 C67 1997.

Klemm, Robert.  Landscapes of Coral Gables: photographs.  Calif.: Tse Worldwide Press         Inc., 2005.  Spec Coll Florida Oversize F319.C8 K6 2005.

Bramson, Seth.  Coral Gables.  Charleston, SC: Acadia Press, 2006.  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 B73 2006.

Biographies

George E. Merrick

Knowles, Vernon. An impression of George E. Merrick: builder of the City of Coral Gables.  S.l.: s.n., 1925.  Spec Coll Florida CT229.M4 K5 1925.

Ashley, Katheryne.  George E. Merrick and Coral Gables, Florida.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Crystal   Bay Publishers, 1985.  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 M473 1985.

Merrick moments: the making of the city beautiful.  Coral Gables, Fla.: City of Coral Gables, 2000?  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 M456 2000.

Parks, Arva Moore. George Merrick’s Coral Gables: where your ‘castles in Spain’ are made real.  Miami: Centennial Press, 2006.  Spec Coll Florida Oversize F319.C8 P37 2006.

Denman Fink

Cleary, Malinda Lester.  Denman Fink, dream coordinator to George Merrick and the   development of Coral Gables, Florida.  Thesis (M.A.), University of Miami, 1996. Thesis 1996 C623d.

Architecture, Homes and Buildings

Coral Gables, Miami Riviera.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Coral Gables Corporation, 1926.  Spec Coll Florida Oversize F319.C8 C87.

Village development: an alternative approach for Coral Gables, Florida.  Coral Gables, Fla?: s.n., 1978.  Spec Coll Florida Oversize HT168.C62 V54 1978.

Historic Coral Gables: self-guided tour.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Junior League of Miami, 1986?      Richter Stacks and Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 H57 1986.

Coral Gables: a brief history.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Planning Dept., Historic Preservation Division, 1989.  Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 C66 1989.

Uguccioni, Ellen J.  Mediterranean architectural style guide:       illustrating the principles of design associated with Coral      Gables Mediterranean architectural style.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Planning Dept., City of Coral Gables, 1987.  Spec Coll Florida NA735.C67 U48 1987.

Coral Gables cottage homeowners guide.  Coral Gables, Fla.: The City, 1993.  Spec Coll Florida     KFX1341.C42 Z624 1993.

Preserving our past: a guide to historic preservation in Coral Gables.  Coral Gables, Fla.:       City of Coral Gables, Planning Dept., Historic Preservation Division, 1993. Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 P67 1993.

Millas, Aristides J. and Ellen J. Uguccioni.  Coral Gables, Miami Riviera: an architectural         guide.  Miami, Fla.: Dade Heritage Trust, 2003.  Richter Stacks and Spec Coll Florida F319.C8 M54 2003.

Sully, Susan.  Casa Florida: Spanish-style houses from Winter Park to Coral Gables.  New York: Rizzoli, 2005.  Spec Coll Florida NA7235.F6 S85 2005.

Churches and Temples

Silver jubilee, 1926-1951: Church of the Little Flower, Coral Gables, Florida.  Coral Gables,     Fla.: The Church, 1951.  Spec Coll Florida BX4603.C67 C48 1951.

Sudlow, Elizabeth Williams.  The signs of the times: history of First Presbyterian Church of    Coral Gables, 1926-1958.  Coral Gables, Fla.: The Church, 1958.  Spec Coll Florida            BX9211.C66 F577.

Temple Judea, Coral Gables, Florida: dedication journal.  Coral Gables, Fla.: The Temple,       1966.  Spec Coll Florida BM225.C67 T45 1966.

Church of the Little Flower.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Church of the Little Flower, 1993?  Spec Coll Florida BX4603.C67 C475 1993.

LaRoue, Samuel D.  Church of the Little Flower: sixty-five years of worship and service,       1926-1991.  Coral Gables, Fla.: Church of the Little Flower, 1993.  Richter Stacks   and Spec Coll Florida BX4603.C67 C47 1993. 

Reidt, Charles, Mrs.  Coral Gables Congregational Church, 1923-1973.  Coral Gables, Fla.:      Coral Gables Congregational Church, 1973.  Spec Coll Florida BX7255.C7 C7 1973.

Biltmore Hotel

Miami Digital Archive: Miami Biltmore Hotel and Country Club. University of Miami Libraries.

The Miami Biltmore, Coral Gables – Miami, Florida.  New York: J.M. Bowman, 1926.  Spec Coll Florida Oversize TX941.M55.

The Biltmore revisited: a photo-documentary exhibition of the Miami Biltmore Hotel &          Country Club, Coral Gables, Florida: Metropolitan Museum & Art Center, August 28-    October 26, 1981.  Coral Gables, Fla.: The Museum, 1981.  Richter Stacks and Spec Coll Florida TX941.M5 B54 1981.

Muir, Helen.  The Biltmore: beacon for Miami.  Miami, Fla.: Pickering Press, 1987.  Richter      Stacks and Spec Coll Florida TX941.M5 M85 1987.

Colsky, Andrew E.  The history of the Miami Biltmore Hotel and Country Club.  Miami, Fla.?:   s.n., 1987.  Spec Coll Florida TX941.M5 C64 1987.

LaRoue, Samuel D. and Ellen Uguccioni.  The Biltmore Hotel: an enduring legacy.  Miami,       Fla.: Centennial Press, 2002.  Richter Stacks Oversize and Spec Coll Florida Oversize   TX941.M5 L37 2002.

Newspapers

Miami Riviera of Coral Gables.  1926-1939. Spec Coll Florida Periodicals.

Coral Gables Riviera.  1939-1946. Continues Miami Riviera of Coral Gables.  Spec Coll Florida Periodicals.

Coral Gables Riviera Times.  1948-1949. Continues Coral Gables Riviera.  Spec Coll Florida Periodicals.

Riviera Times.  1949.  Continues Coral Gables Riviera Times.  Spec Coll Florida Periodicals.