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, periodicals, article clippings, correspondence, videos, CDs, DVDs, audio cassettes and other materials related to New Urbanism theory, writing, and design.
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.
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.
ARC5500 Home Planning & Building Guides, 1938-1962
This collection consists of publications for the planning and building of Florida homes. The majority of the pamphlets and guidebooks in this collection were distributed through contractors, builders, and real estate agencies located primarily in the Florida region during the 1940s and 50s.
ARC5100 Hometown Maps
This collection consists of over 300 digital images of drawings produced by First and Second year undergraduate architecture students. The course content has been evolving since it's initial development in 1997 by Joanna Lombard, Professor of Landscape Architecture at the School of Architecture. Content will continue to be added to the Hometown Maps collection in perpetuity. The images are accessible through the University of Miami Libraries Digital Collections portal:
In addition, the collection was integrated into a global interactive map which is viewable at: http://scholar.library.miami.edu/hometownmaps/
ARC2500 School of Architecture Archives
This collection contains publications, announcements, administrative papers, and ephemera associated with the University of Miami School of Architecture. It includes an executive summary, Seventy + Years of Architectural Education at the University of Miami, by Prof. Ralph Warburton, which consists of photocopied documents of administrative records compiled mostly from University Archives. They are arranged chronologically from 1950-2002 in a ring binder. Thecollection also contains correspondence, newsletters, graphics, announcements, invitations, project files, and SoA related ephemera.
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.