Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Coral Gables Miracle Mile
In 1949, Albert H. Friedman of Ro'al Apparel Shop that he owned with his wife Rose, with "Jimmy" Baldi of J. Baldi Salon, and Carroll Seghers of Carroll's Jewelers established the Miracle Mile Merchants Association, often holding meetings in the rear of Ro'al at 348 Miracle Mile. The Association honored Mr. Friedman in 1980 for outstanding achievement in the establishment and promotion of Miracle Mile by officially declaring him "Mr. Miracle Mile." In 2005, the Coral Gables City Commission named the Downtown District in honor of George and Rebyl Zain and Albert H. Friedman.
Coral Gables Miracle Mile is composed of small boutiques in the heart of the Central Business District and is one of the few remaining developments of its type that has maintained its original purpose
Erected by City of Coral Gables.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1955.
Location. 25° 44.957′ N, 80° 15.701′ W. Marker is in Coral Gables, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Marker is on Miracle Mile (State Road 972) east of Southwest 42nd Avenue (State Road 953), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 348 Miracle Mile, Miami FL 33134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Edgar Merrick (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); George E. Merrick (about 600 feet away); City of Coral Gables (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Packing House of Coral Gables Plantation (approx. 0.6 miles away); U of M Opened Here (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Historic 1926 White Way Lights (approx. 0.7 miles away); Coral Gables Merrick House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Venetian Pool (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coral Gables.
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