More than almost any other region of the country, South Florida was transformed by the New Deal, President Roosevelt's depression-fighting development program. This lecture, with images, highlights the importance of the New Deal's building and development projects to the Miami area converting it into one of the nation’s premier urban districts and tourist destinations.
This lecture is by John Stuart, AIA, the chairman & professor in the Department of Architecture at FIU
Prof. Stuart has degrees in classics and applied mathematics from Brown University, a graduate degree in classical archaeology from Princeton University, and a professional architecture degree from Columbia University. Stuart is a registered architect, author, video artist, professor and chairman of the Department of Architecture, College of Architecture+The Arts, Florida International University, Miami, Florida.
This lecture was one of a series presented over Deco Weekend 2013 -- a presentation of the Miami Design Preservation League in conjunction with the Wolfsonian.
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