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Formerly a sparsely settled area, Opa-Locka was born from the vision of Glenn Curtiss in 1926. Curtiss, together with the architect Bernhardt Miller, designed a One Thousand and One Nights-themed city, which now holds one of the largest collections of Moorish Revival architecture in the Western Hemisphere, with twenty buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Alex Van Mecl, Founder of Discover Opa-Locka leads a walking tour of Opa-Locka, exploring the city's unique architectural heritage and its fascinating history and culture.

MOAD programs are made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners. They are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts. The Miami Herald is a media sponsor of MOAD's programming.

Miami Dade College is an equal access/ equal opportunity institution which does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran's status, ethnicity, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or genetic information. To obtain additional information about the College's equal access and equal opportunity policies, procedures, and practices, please contact the College's Equity Officer: Cindy Lau Evans, Director, Office of Equal Opportunity Programs and ADA Coordinator at (305) 237-2577 (Voice) or 711 (Relay Service). 11011 SW 104 St., Room 1102-01; Miami, FL 33176. EquityOff@mdc.edu

This event is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required.

 

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