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Venice in the Gables Art Initiative

The City of Coral Gables is celebrating the completion of the Downtown Miracle Mile and Giralda Streetscape Project with an exciting art project, Venice in the Gables.

Eight foot tall replicas of Venetian mooring posts (paline), resembling the picturesque canal posts for the gondolas of Venice, will grace the streets of downtown Coral Gables for a temporary exhibit inviting visitors and residents to interact with the new streetscape.

These posts have been designed and painted by artists, supported by sponsors, and made available at the end of the exhibit for purchase at a charitable auction. This community art project is just one of the many ways to encourage the public to explore our vibrant downtown area and contribute to the economic vitality of this pedestrian-friendly oasis.

Artworks will be on public display for a limited time and maps of Venice in the Gables can be picked up at City Hall, the Visitor’s Center at the Coral Gables Museum, and other locations throughout the City. Click here to read more about the project.

The Business Improvement District of Coral Gables is a proud sponsor of a Venetian paline post, Harlequin in Venice, painted by Ariel Celestino Hernandez.