Project: The Barnacle State Historic Site
National Register of Historic Places
Location: Coconut Grove, Florida
The Barnacle State Historic Site was the home of Mr. Ralph Middleton Monroe, one of Miami-Dade County’s most influential pioneers. The site contains two of the oldest structures in Dade County. The Main House, a two story Vernacular Bungalow Style, concrete and wood frame structure with clay tile roof built in 1891 and The Boat House, a two story wood frame structure with hexagon cement fiber roof shingles built in 1887.
The Barnacle State Historic Site received a Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal agency. The program is managed by” Heritage Preservation” based in Washington D.C. who contracted William B Medellin Architect P.A. to perform an Architectural Assessment of the existing conditions.