Coconut Grove

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On March 1, 1969, at the Dinner Key Auditorium (Dinner Key) in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami, The Doors gave the most controversial performance of their career, one that nearly "derailed the band". Morrison had recently attended a play (play (theatre)) by an experimental theater group, The Living Theatre, and was inspired by their "antagonistic" style of performance art. '''Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart''' is a Catholic college preparatory day school for girls founded in 1961 in the neighborhood of Coconut Grove in Miami, Florida. Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, a Catholic college preparatory school for women is part of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools founded by Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat.


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a tax haven for Hughes' huge personal fortune. Hughes was the sole trustee of HHMI and transferred all his stock of Hughes Aircraft to the institute, in effect turning the large defense contractor into a tax-exempt charity. For many years the Institute grappled with maintaining its non-profit status; the Internal Revenue Service challenged its "charitable" status which made it tax exempt. Partly in response to such claims, starting in the late 1950s it began funding 47


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), and the original Booker T. Washington High School (Booker T. Washington High School (Miami, Florida)), then the first high school educating black students south of Palm Beach (Palm Beach County, Florida). Community organizing and mobilization during the era, as such in actions of Reverend John Culmer, who advocated for better living conditions for lower class blacks living in abject squalor during the 1920s, led to the completion


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Inn), it was built in 1882, on the site of present-day Peacock Park, by English immigrants Isabella and Charles Peacock, who had been the owner of a wholesale meat business in London. Coconut Grove's first black (black people) settlement, in the 1880s, was established by Bahamian (The Bahamas) laborers who worked at the Peacock Inn. Joanne Hyppolite. ''Black Crossroads''. South Florida History, the magazine of the Historical Museum of Southern Florida. Volume 37, No 1, 2009, p. 13 The Barnacle Historic State Park is the oldest house in Miami-Dade County (Miami-Dade County, Florida) still standing in its original location. It was built in 1891 and was home to Ralph Middleton Munroe, also known as "The Commodore" for being the first commodore and founder of the Biscayne Bay Yacht Club, an American yacht designer and early resident of Coconut Grove. Formerly an independent city, Coconut Grove was annexed by the city of Miami in 1925. '''Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart''' is a Catholic college preparatory day school for girls founded in 1961 in the neighborhood of Coconut Grove in Miami, Florida. Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, a Catholic college preparatory school for women is part of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools founded by Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat.


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'''Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart''' is a Catholic college preparatory day school for girls founded in 1961 in the neighborhood of Coconut Grove in Miami, Florida. Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, a Catholic college preparatory school for women is part of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools founded by Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat.


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'''Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart''' is a Catholic college preparatory day school for girls founded in 1961 in the neighborhood of Coconut Grove in Miami, Florida. Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, a Catholic college preparatory school for women is part of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools founded by Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat.


unique architecture

is the oldest home in Miami-Dade County (Miami-Dade County, Florida) still standing in its original location and is situated on the shore of Biscayne Bay. The forest surrounding the home is tropical hardwood hammock and is the last of its kind in the area. The unique architecture includes period furniture and wide porches that afford magnificent views. * Peacock Park Kenneth Myers Bayside Park * David Kennedy Park * Merrie Christmas Park * Steele Park * Blanche Park * Elizabeth


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Preservation Serena City of Miami Historic Preservation Church Bryan filled lucrative speaking engagements, including playing the part of spokesman for George E. Merrick's new planned community Coral Gables (Coral Gables, Florida), addressing large crowds across a Venetian pool for an annual salary of over $100,000. George, Paul S. "Brokers, Binders & Builders: Greater


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Coconut Grove

'''Coconut Grove''' is the oldest modern (modern history) continuously-inhabited neighborhood (neighborhoods of Miami) of Miami, Florida in Miami-Dade County, United States. The neighborhood is roughly bound by North Prospect Drive to the south, LeJeune Road to the west, South Dixie Highway (US 1 (U.S. Route 1 in Florida)) and Rickenbacker Causeway to the north, and Biscayne Bay to the east. City of Miami official map It is south of the neighborhoods of Brickell and The Roads and east of Coral Gables (Coral Gables, Florida). The neighborhood's name has been sometimes spelled "Cocoanut Grove" but the definitive spelling "Coconut Grove" was established when the city was incorporated in 1919. Blackman, E. V. ''Miami and Dade County, Florida''. Washington, D.C.: Victor Rainbolt, 1921.

What is today referred to as Coconut Grove was formed in 1925 when the city of Miami annexed two areas of about equal size, the city of Coconut Grove and most of the town of Silver Bluff. Coconut Grove approximately corresponds to the same area as the 33133 ZIP Code although the ZIP Code includes parts of Coral Way (Coral Way, Miami, Florida) and Coral Gables USNaviguide.com and a small portion of ZIP Code 33129. The area is often referred to by locals as "'''The Grove.'''"

Coconut Grove is directly served by the Miami Metrorail (Metrorail (Miami)) at Coconut Grove (Coconut Grove (Metrorail station)) and Douglas Road (Douglas Road (Metrorail station)) stations.

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