Miracle Mile Improvements

Theme: Miracle Mile Master Plan
Grades: 6-12
Description: Students discover the history of Coral Gables, city founder George Merrick’s translation of Mediterranean architecture, and contemporary local issues in downtown development and urban design. Students evaluate the current state of the City of Coral Gables in terms of Green Living and Green Design and the current development initiatives.
Activities:
 Exhibit Tour: “Miracle Mile” (35 min.)
 Miracle Mile Walking Tour (35 min.)
 Discussion: Evaluate the current Miracle Mile master plan (10 min.)
 Art Activity: Implement green urban design principles into the
master plan (20 min.)
Duration: 2 hr.
Site: Coral Gables Museum and City Tour
Fee: $10 per student, group size: 20-60