ARC5000 Architectural Drawings and Maps Collection, 1985-2008
This collection includes regional and historic maps, original drawings, plans, elevations, photographs, and blueprints of residential and commercial architecture, community project plans, city/town plans, historic restoration plans and aerial photographs. The bulk of the materials are focused on, but, not limited to the areas of Miami-Dade, Coral Gables, and Miami Beach.
ARC1000 Archive of the New Urbanism
The collection includes drawings, project folios, books and manuscripts, periodical publications, articles, correspondence, videos, CDs, DVDs, audio cassettes and other materials related to New Urbanist theory, writing, and design. The archive was established by Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Dean of the School of Architecture, University of Miami.
ARC8000 Congress for the New Urbanism Records
The Congress of the New Urbanism Records collection contains Charter Award applications and records from 2003 to the present, correspondence, clippings, publications, and audio-visual materials.
ARC4000 Center for Urban and Community Design (CUCD) Archives, 1993
The Center for Urban and Community Design (CUCD) fosters a collaborative interdisciplinary approach that supports the preservation, retro-fitting and/or creation of environmentally responsible, sustainable communities and buildings. The CUCD archives consist of master plans, maps, original drawings, blueprints, photographs, CDs and DVDs, and charrette reports documenting its projects in South Florida and abroad to include the areas of Coconut Grove, Overtown, South Miami Heights, Haiti, Hialeah, East Little Havana, the City of Miami, Naranja, and the Dominican Republic.
ARC9000 Historic Preservation Pamphlets, 1967-Present
The Historic Preservation Resources Collection consists of publications produced by local and national historical societies recommending strategies for the preservation of historic architecture to owners and architects. The pamphlets, books, booklets and papers in this collection contain historical information, drawings and photographic examples of historic buildings, tradition, and details, case studies, preservation briefs, local preservation ordinances and essays on historic preservation theory.
ARC 5500 Home Planning & Building Guides, 1945-1962
This collection consists of Post-war publications for the planning and building of median priced homes. The majority of the pamphlets and guidebooks were distributed through contractors, builders, and real estate agencies located primarily in the Florida region during the 1940s and 50s.
ARC7000 Special-Use Permits Miami-Dade, 2002--
This collection includes copies of proposals for major special-use permits for construction projects in the city of Miami from June 2002 to the present. Sites are primarily located in Brickell, Downtown Miami, Midtown Miami, and the Upper East Side. Notable structures include the Brickell Flatiron, Infinity at Brickell, One Miami, Opus, Element 1 and 2, and Marlins Ballpark formerly known as the Orange Bowl.
ARC6500 Allan T. Shulman Historic Preservation & Conservation Reports, 1998-2006
This collection contains a series of historic preservation reports prepared by Architect, Allan T. Shulman. The majority of the surveys are of Miami Beach architecture from the 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s and one report for Hialeah Park and its immediate environs. This collection holds the distinction of providing a documentation of recommendations for the preservation, restoration and conservation of the sub-tropical building environment with an emphasis on the architecture of the resort/hospitality industry in Miami Beach.