Addison Cairns Mizner (December 12, 1872 – February 5, 1933) was an American resort architect whose Mediterranean Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival style interpretations left an indelible stamp on South Florida, where it continues to inspire architects and land developers. In the 1920s Mizner was the best-known and most-discussed living American architect. Mizner was the visionary behind development of Boca Raton, Florida.
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... The Via Mizner is a historic site in Palm Beach, Florida ... Via Mizner meanders approximately eighty-five yards and connects Palm Beach’s premier shopping street, Worth Avenue, to Peruvian Avenue, one city block to the north ... The Via was created by the eccentric, visionary architect, Addison Mizner in 1923 after he had completed the Everglades Club (1918), his first major project in Palm Beach, Florida ...
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“If you steal from one author, its plagiarism; if you steal from many, its research.”
—Wilson Mizner (18761933)
“The Tragi-Comedy, which is the Product of the English Theatre, is one of the most monstrous Inventions that ever entered into a Poets Thoughts. An Author might as well think of weaving the Adventures of Aeneas and Hudibras into one Poem, as of writing such a motly [sic] Piece of Mirth and Sorrow.”
—Joseph Addison (16721719)