News Type: Historic Homes

What exactly is Cuban Tile?

In Miami, when visiting older homes, you will usually hear about Cuban Tile, but what exactly is it? We are Architecture Realtors in Miami and specialize in historic homes and architecturally significant real estate, so it’s…

Historic Cuban Barrel Tile

A lot of you will be reading this thinking its a bit boring (at least Rick thinks so), but I wanted to address this because a lot of our Miami Beach Real Estate customers are constantly…

Miami Architecture – Merrick House

We all know Miami is a young city, a baby compared to many other United States cities.  But when you think of Miami’s birth, Coral Gables always comes to mind and the man behind Coral Gables,…

Miamism Reader Testimonial

There’s nothing we appreciate more than our loyal readers.  Once in a while, we’ll get a great email that lights up our day and wanted to share one we received this week. After reading our article…

What makes a Miami historic house special

Ines Hegedus-Garcia, although a full-time REALTOR, has an architecture degree and hence specializes in historic homes in Miami. She will help you identify those features that make a historic home special.

Please don’t use the wrong window

We are reviving an old article about historic windows since we have received so many questions about windows this week. I wrote this back in October 2007 – remember to look in the category section of…

R.I.P. Wahl Snyder Landmark in Miami Shores

Another sad day for historic preservation efforts after mid-century architect, Wahl Snyder’s own home, was demolished yesterday in Miami Shores.  I wrote a post on FB that received quite the commentary from locals: Sad day when…

Stiltsville – a Miami Landmark

Talking about our Architecture Posts – STILTSVILLE is key and a major Miami Landmark.  I wrote this article back in May of 2007 and are getting a bunch of questions and information requests about Stiltsville, so…

Miami Historic Home Niche – How it all started

I specialize in selling historic and architecturally significant homes not just because I like old homes.  I have a real passion for historic architecture that I have fed and fostered, including by getting an architectural degree from…