Program Details

Los Edificios: The Architecture of Cuba

Instructor
Sylvia Gurinsky
FPL11082
Video Catch-up
Available

Course Description

From the era of Spanish colonialism to the Castro era, Cuba's architecture has often been a product of who controlled the country. Yet, many structures have set new standards. Join Sylvia Gurinsky for a look at Cuba's most memorable buildings, including military structures, American-built landmarks and more. This is a PowerPoint presentation.

About the Instructor

  • A native South Floridian, Sylvia Gurinsky is a local history educator and guide for Context Travel, Flamingo Gardens, the Miami-Dade County Women's Park, and various local universities. She co-hosts the television series "Roadside Florida," produced by the Lynn & Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives. A graduate of Florida International University, she worked for WPLG-Channel 10, "the Jewish Journal," and History Miami Museum. Her honors have included two Florida Associated Press Awards for Editorial Writing and a Peter Jennings Project Fellowship for Journalists and the Constitution at the National Constitution Center.