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Skinner Miami Celebrates Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries

Jane Prentiss, Director of 20th Century Design

May 29th Consignment Day

From Coral Gables, which is celebrating its 90th Birthday this year, to the Art Deco district in Miami Beach and the quirky MiMo / Biscayne Boulevard stretching north of downtown, South Florida is rich with the history of 20th Century design. On Friday, May 29th, Skinner’s Miami office will host a 20th Century Design Consignment Day from 10AM to 3PM. On hand will be Jane Prentiss, Director of 20th Century Design Department at Skinner.… Read More

A Visit to the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Florida

Landscaping by William Lyman Phillips at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

As much of the Northeast is still waiting for the warmth of spring to encourage the tulips and hyacinths to bloom, thought I would share some Florida flora. The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, located in Coral Gables, is a unique, American treasure and a favorite destination for locals and tourists alike.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is named after one of the most famous plant explorers in history, David Fairchild (1869-1954).… Read More

Welcome to Coral Gables! Our Grand Opening Party

Known as “The City Beautiful,” Coral Gables “stands out as a rare pearl in South Florida.” Founded in 1899 by George Merrick, a Massachusetts native, Coral Gables exhibits the design aesthetics of enlightened urban planning from the turn of the last century.  Wide, palm-lined avenues, beautiful public green spaces, and monumental buildings combine with the Mediterranean Revival style inspired by cities like Seville and Cartagena.… Read More

Skinner Names April Matteini, GG, Regional Director for Florida

Internationally Renowned Auction House Expands with Florida Office in Coral Gables

BOSTON, MA – January 7, 2014 Skinner, Inc. has named April L. Matteini as the regional director for Florida. In this role, Matteini will be responsible for developing new business, providing appraisal services, and managing client relations with individuals, fiduciaries, not-for-profit organizations, and museums in Florida and the Southeastern United States.… Read More