Restoration work in Miami-Dade County funded by The Villagers.
Time magazine called it “the world’s biggest jigsaw puzzle.” A cloister and refectory built almost 1000 years ago as part of a monastery in Sacramenia, Spain was salvaged from a Brooklyn warehouse and the estate of William Randolph Hearst – and reconstructed in Miami. There were 35,000 pieces in 11,000 wooden crates, mixed-up and misnumbered. In 1925, Hearst purchased the former Cloisters of St. Bernard de Clairvaux with the intention of using… Read More
Check out my recent story, in Pinecrest Lifestyle magazine, about this incredible group of historic preservationists: Pinecrest Mag.50 Years of Saving Places