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Middlebrooks, Joseph  Papers

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Series I

Oversized Architectural Plans



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Middlebrooks, Joseph  Papers | University of Miami Special Collections

By Julia Cardenas,  Nazir Crump, and Reymond Sanchez

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Collection Overview

Title: Middlebrooks, Joseph  PapersAdd to your cart.

ID: ASM0153

Extent: 50.0 Linear Feet

Formats/Genres: Architectural drawings

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Joseph Middlebrooks is an award-wining architect who created his own firm here in Miami, Florida by the name of Joseph Middlebrooks and Associates, Inc. and taught at the University of Miami as Professor of Architecture & Planning from 1970 to 2011. He earned a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University in 1969, a Master of City Planning from Yale University in 1970, and a Bachelor of Architecture from Howard University in 1969. He was also the first African-American registered architect in Florida and received many accolades over the years for his work, including the Miami-Dade County MDCC Business of the Year; The Miami Herald Pacesetters Award; a commendation plaque from the city of Opa-Locka for outstanding design of a state-owned multi-service center located in that city; a commendation plaque from the Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation forestoration of the Opa-Locka Historic Train Station and a 2nd place design competition award for the Florida Memorial College theater. Over the years, his firm specialized in many areas, including: airport/aviation, banking/financial, child care facilities, classrooms, clubhouses, colleges & universities, community centers, conference centers, cultural facilities, entertainment facilities, food service/cafeteria, government buildings, government offices, hospitals, libraries, and religious facilities.

His collection currently includes much of his research documents, administrative files, plaques, awards, drafts, development plans, architectural drawings, urban and development reports, portfolios, clippings, correspondence, and other materials related to his life's work.

Subject/Index Terms

Architects
Architects - Florida
Architects - Florida - 20th century
Architectural design--study and teaching
Architecture
Architecture, Domestic - Florida
Architecture - Florida

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is currently being stored off-campus. Please contact Special Collections at asc.library@miami.edu with the boxes you are interested in prior to your visit, and allow up to one week for delivery of materials.

Use Restrictions: This collection is open for use.

Preferred Citation: Joseph Middlebrooks Papers, Special Collections, University of Miami libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: This collection was processed by Julia Cardenas, Reymond Sanchez, and Nazir Crump under supervision of Yvette Yurubi, 2017.


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[Series I],
[Series II: Oversized Architectural Plans],
[All]

Series II: Oversized Architectural PlansAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Opa Locka 76 Police StationAdd to your cart.
Item 2: 191 Opa Locka TrainAdd to your cart.
Item 3: AirParkAdd to your cart.
Item 4: 304 (9-1-99)Add to your cart.
Item 5: 89D City Hall RenovationAdd to your cart.
Item 6: 89D Opa Locka City Hall OriginalsAdd to your cart.
Item 7: 304 (2-1-98)Add to your cart.
Item 8: 304 (8-1-99)Add to your cart.
Item 9: Opa-Locka AirealsAdd to your cart.
Item 10: 304 Regional Service CenterAdd to your cart.
Item 11: 191 Opa-Locka TrainStationAdd to your cart.
Item 12: Opa Locka 75 Air ParkAdd to your cart.
Item 13: 15 Opa Locka HotelAdd to your cart.
Item 14: 191Add to your cart.
Item 15: 191 Opa Locka before RobertoAdd to your cart.
Item 16: 191 (2015)Add to your cart.
Item 17: Air Park Opa Locka 75Add to your cart.
Item 18: 191 Opa Locka Train Photo DrawingsAdd to your cart.
Item 19: 191 Opa Locka Train Station RestorationAdd to your cart.
Item 20: Opa Locka Train Station 100% Phase 1Add to your cart.
Item 21: Opa Locka Train Station 100% Phase 2Add to your cart.
Item 22: 191 (191)Add to your cart.
Item 23: 191Add to your cart.
Item 24: 191 Opa Locka Construction SetAdd to your cart.
Item 25: Opa Locka Construction Set Phase 3Add to your cart.
Item 26: 191 Opa Locka Train Station Opa Locka, FlAdd to your cart.
Item 27: 191Add to your cart.
Item 28: Opa Locka Train Station before RobertoAdd to your cart.
Item 29: Opa Locka Train Station 19001-191Add to your cart.
Item 30: 191Add to your cart.
Item 31: 304 (11/20/99) Regional Service CenterAdd to your cart.
Item 32: Opa Locka City Hall Copy of Building OriginalAdd to your cart.
Item 33: 304 Regional Service Center (4/6/98)Add to your cart.
Item 34: 89A Opa Locka City Hall RenovationAdd to your cart.
Item 35: Opa Locka Air Park 75Add to your cart.
Item 36: Design Deye Final (5-1998)Add to your cart.
Item 37: 145 Opa Locka City Hall InteriorsAdd to your cart.
Item 38: 304 Regional Service (11/20/98)Add to your cart.
Item 39: 89D Opa Locka City Hall OriginalsAdd to your cart.

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