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Description

Fine early development map of Coral Gables, published for its developer, George Edgar Merrick.

Quite possibly the earliest printed map of Coral Gables.

This is an early promotional real estate map of Coral Gables, which was one of the first planned communities and was a pioneer in the concept of the homeowners' association and gated community. The city was developed by George Edgar Merrick during the Florida land boom the 1920's.

The map is printed in black with red overprinting and includes an inset of the metropolitan Miami area at lower right, showing the city in relation to Miami.

Condition Description
Ink stamp of Morrison-Wood Co. Exclusive Authorized Re-Sale Agents for Coral Gables Central Building, Coral Gables"