Addison Mizner

The Architect Whose Genius Defined Palm Beach


Book Description

In words and photographs, the story of visionary architect Addison Mizner

* Introduced the Mediterranean Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival styles to southern Florida
* Designed and developed the resort town of Boca Raton
* Designed the exquisite Everglades Club in Palm Beach

Addison Mizner transformed Palm Beach and South Florida with his visionary architecture. He designed, among many others, the landmark Everglades Club in Palm Beach and the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton. In this detailed biography, Stephen Perkins and James Caughman examine Mizner's life and origins, and explore how the events of his life influenced his marvelous architectural legacy.

About Perkins, Stephen

Jimmy Caughman is a cultural historian with a focus on furniture and the decorative arts. Jimmy has a B.A. in French Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and lives in Washington D.C. with his wife.
Stephen Perkins, AIA and ISHC, has thirty-five years of experience in the fields of international design and design management. Additionally, Perkins has served GSA as a Peer Professional in the Design Excellence program and advised Governors on urban policy for the 1992 Commission on the Future of the South.