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Boca Rococo: How Addison Mizner Invented Florida's Gold Coast

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The rollicking tale of the artist, adventurer, and visionary whose innovative architecture transformed Palm Beach and whose dramatic rise and fall mirrors the larger-than-life excesses of the 1920s.

Addison Mizner’s Mediterranean-style mansions—with their stucco walls, tiled roofs, and Moorish accents—are much-admired Florida icons. In Boca Rococo, renowned author and biog
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Hardcover, 304 pages
Published October 23rd 2001 by Clarkson Potter
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Addison Mizner was a fascinating (and flawed) character. If you're interested in architectural history or social history or Florida for that matter, this book might interest you. Frank Lloyd Wright once said that many architects have imagination, but only Mizner had the courage to let it out of its cage.

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