RESEARCH SEMINAR: ANNA ANDRZEJEWSKI
(rescheduled from December 13, 2023)
"MAKING PARADISE: LIVING IN SOUTH FLORIDA’S VACATION AND RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES"
In the 25 years after World War II, the coastline of South Florida was transformed into a sprawling cultural landscape of leisure, made up of suburban communities designed for vacationers and retirees. While builders and real estate developers were integral in drawing throngs of leisure seekers to South Florida from the Midwest and Northeastern U.S., residents also played a critical role in shaping this “paradise.”
Want to know about the origins of the brands and trademarks that now fill our marketplaces and media?
When miners go underground, they enter a spiritual realm distinct from that aboveground.
A Good Place to Do Business: The Politics of Downtown Renewal since 1945 will be the topic of the author talk by historians Roger Biles and Mark Rose.