Dec 2nd, 2014. 7:00 pm

The University of Miami Libraries and Books & Books invite you to a presentation of the book ESCAPE: THE HEYDAY OF CARIBBEAN GLAMOUR by Hermes Mallea In his latest book, Escape: The Heyday of Caribbean Glamour, author and architect Hermes Mallea celebrates the well-preserved glamour of warm-weather destinations in the Caribbean and Florida, from the great estates of ambitious patrons to the most exclusive resorts of the mid-twentieth century. Through iconic photography, Mallea takes the reader inside a world of beach parties and costume balls set in lush tropical landscapes, of rarefied resorts, and fairy-tale private estates. Escape is published by Rizzoli and is available for purchase from Books & Books.

Hermes Mallea is an architect and a partner at M(Group), a design firm based in New York City. He studied at the University of Miami’s School of Architecture and Columbia University‘s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and is a member of the American Institute of Architects. He is the author of Great Houses of Havana and lectures on historic preservation.

Presented in partnership with the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables

When: Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Reception 6:30 pm. Presentation 7 pm.
Where: Roberto C. Goizueta Pavilion | Otto G. Richter Library
1300 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Admission: RSVP by November 24: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

For questions or assistance with directions, please contact Ivett Uria at or call 305-284-4026.

University of Miami Libraries
1300 Memorial Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Ph: 305-284-4026

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