Publications by Allan Shulman
Miami Modern Metropolis: Paradise and Paradox in Midcentury Architecture and Planning, 2009
Allan Shulman, Editor. Bass Museum and Balcony Press.
AULA 3: Miami Tropical, 2002
Allan Shulman & Greg Castillo, Guest editors. Tulane University.
The Making of Miami Beach 1933-1942: The Architecture of Lawrence Murray Dixon, 2000
J.F. Lejeune & Allan Shulman. Rizzoli Press.
Ciudad City: Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, U.S.A., 2000
Jose Gelabert-Navia, J.F. Lejeune & Allan Shulman. Colegia Oficial de Arquitectos Vasco.
Miami Architecture: An AIA Guide, 2010
Allan Shulman, Randall Robinson Jr., & James F. Donnelly. University Press of Florida.
Television, radio, and video appearances
“Beach Stories,” Thalassa, France3 television, Frederic Wilner, producer. Featured speaker in this documentary segment on Miami Beach. Featuring S+A project Richard House and tour of Lincoln Road. 2014
Grant Project: Miami’s History, Architecture, and Preservation, Miami Dade College, Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives, January 29 2013
NBC National Nightly News segment about Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood, Fred Lusker, producer, Saturday, 18 December 2010
“My Miami: The Bacardi Building,” Architectural Record online video, May 2010
“Imagining a New Florida” WPBT Channel 2, Joyce Belloise and Jack Kelly, producers.Featured speaker in this documentary developed by the Florida Humanities Council, an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 2009
“Demolition of the Americana Hotel, Miami Beach” (working title), National Geographic Channel, Herrie ten Cate, Editor, October 2007
“Saving Art Deco:, Plum TV, Jonathan Vigliotti, interviewer, 30 August 2007
“Leisurama,” PBS: History Detectives, Lauderhill, Florida, Gwendolyn Wright, host, 2005: Season 3, Episode 10, 2005
Tropical Currents, Interview with Joseph Cooper, WLRN Radio, Miami, 2001
“An Architectural Tour of Lincoln Road" Bob Vila’s Home Again, Bob Vila, interviewer, 1994: Season 15, Episode 4
Essays and articles
“Building Bacardi: Architecture, Art & Identity,” Modern Magazine, November
“Building Bacardi: Architecture, Art & Identity,” October
“Miami’s Urban Frontier,” Cravings, March/April, pp. 59-63.
“Miami Grows Up,” Architectural Record, June
“Photography changes the way we experience and understand the city,” Invited contributor for Smithsonian Institution’s Photography Initiative, click! photography changes everything,
Allan Shulman contributed the following essays to Miami Modern Metropolis: Paradise and Paradox in Midcentury Architecture and Planning, Allan T. Shulman, editor (Glendale, CA: Balcony Press, 2009)
“Paradise & Paradox: Postwar Miami,” “The Tropical Home: Modernity and the Construction of Authenticity,” “Garden City of Enterprise: Sunshine State Industrial Park,” “Postwar Towns: Bal Harbour Village and Bay Harbor Islands” (with Jean Francois Lejeune), “Building Miami’s Library System” (with Jason Graham and Valerie Grassetti), “Garden Apartments: Community, Tranquility and Amenity” (with Karen Scheinberg), “Suburbs on Edge: Residential Palisades and Concrete Canyons,” “The Fontainebleau Hotel: Modernity, Decadence and the Iconography of Leisure,” “The Americana Hotel: Inventing an Hemispheric Modernism,” “Privileged Views and Underwater Antics: Swimming Pools, Diving Towers, and Cabana Colonies” (with Rocco Ceo), “Rufus Nims and the Fascination of the Concrete Home,” “Alfred Browning Parker’s Organic Florida Homes,” and “Igor Polevitzky’s Birdcage Houses”.
“The Impact of Architecture: Shaping Miami” Art Basel Miami Beach
Forward to Anthony Abbate, Subtropical Sustainable: A Context Sensitive Design Approach to Redevelopment in Broward County, Fort Lauderdale: Broward Community Design Collaborative at Florida Atlantic University,
“The Americana Hotel: Hemispheric Theming and Global Controversy,” Accent Miami: A Journal of Ideas, Arts & Commentary, Fall 2005: Issue 6, pp. 32-39, Non-profit cultural journal published quarterly.
“The Four Stages of Indoor - Outdoor Living” in “History of Urban Form and Space in Broward County,” County-wide Community Design Guidebook, Fort Lauderdale: Broward County Planning Department, 2005: pp. B-1.11
“Morris Lapidus and the Search for a Hemispheric Modernism,” AULA (Architecture & Urbanism in Las Americas) 3: Miami Tropical Allan T. Shulman & Castillo, Greg, Guest Editors New Orleans: Tulane University School of Architecture, 2002: pp. 48-59
“Miami Modern,” Beyond the Box: Mid-Century Modern Architecture in Miami and New York, New York: The Municipal Art Society of New York, Exhibition catalogue, D’Amico, Teri & Framberger, David, Editors.
“Paul Philippe Cret: Modern Classicism and Civic Art,”,The Modernism Magazine: 20th Century Art and Design, Winter 1998: vol. 1, no. 3
“Igor Polevitzky’s Vision of a Modern Florida,” The Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, Miami: Wolfson Foundation of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, 1997: Volume 23, pp. 334-359
“Miami Beach as Urban Assemblage,”The New City Coral Gables: University of Miami School of Architecture, 1997: Volume 3, pp. 26-49
Juried or refereed journal articles
“The Concrete Line: Miami’s Marine Passenger Terminals” and “The mixable one: two projects for Compañia Ron Bacardi, S.A.,” Annals of X Docomomo Brazil Seminar, Modern and International: Brutalist Connections 1955-75. Curitiba, 15-18 October 2013 [electronic device]/ Orgs.: Michelle Schneider Santos, Salvador Gnoato. Porto Alegre: PROPAR/UFRGS, 2013. [ISBN: 978-85-60188-14-7] (2013)
“Scholarly Evaluation for National Register Designation” published in Evaluating the Cultural Resources of the Recent Past in Florida, a white paper pursuant to a conference at the Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2010)
“Resort as Urban Foundation: the Construction of Miami Beach,” in Corona and Maffei Eds, Transformations of Urban Form: From Interpretations to Methodologies in Practice, ISUF 1999, Sixth International Seminar on Urban Form. Università degli studi di Firenze, Firenze: Alinea editrice s.r.l., 1999: pp. FK2.21-FK2.24 (1999)
Reviews and publications of academic works
Wheeler, Katherine J. “Drawn From Miami,” Exhibit review. Journal of Architectural Education, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture blog, February 19
Pucciarelli, Alexandra. “Miami Turns Up the Design Heat, The Miami Center for Architecture opens new space withinaugural exhibition, Drawn From Miami,” Architect’s Newspaper, February 6
Review of Miami Modern Metropolis in Planning Perspectives (international peer-reviewed journal of planning, architecture, and the environment published 8 times a year by Routledge), Volume 26, Issue 2, April 2011, pp 313-343
Review of Miami Modern Metropolis in Urban History (international refereed journal published quarterly by Cambridge University Press), Spring 2011 (accepted for publication).
Review of book Miami Modern Metropolis, Hector Fernando Burga, Berkeley Planning Journal, v. 23
Peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the Graduate School of City and Regional Planning at University of California, Berkeley.
Review of book Miami Modern Metropolis, Michelangelo Sabatino, Places (peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal of contemporary architecture, landscape, and urbanism; online only since Spring 2009)
Review of book Miami Modern Metropolis, Timothy Brittain-Catlin, The Architectural Review (monthly international architectural magazine published in London since 1896), August issue
Review of book Miami Modern Metropolis, Rob Steutville, New Urban News (journal focused on themes of New Urbanism; published eight times a year ), June 2010 issue
Review of book Miami Modern Metropolis, Stephen Sharpe, “Miami Retrospective,” Texas Architect (Official journal of the Texas Society of Architects), June
Allan Shulman featured in Mike Welton, “Miami Modern at the AIA Convention,” www.architectsandartisans.com (Online design magazine addressing topics of design and sustainability), 07 June
Review of book Miami Modern Metropolis, Mike Welton, “Miami’s Midcentury Moderns,” www.architectsandartisans.com (Online design magazine addressing topics of design and sustainability), 06 May
Review of book Miami Modern Metropolis, Terence Riley, “Miami Makes Its Own History,” The Architect’s Newspaper, May
Print and online publication with nationwide distribution, published bi-weekly.
Review of book Miami Modern Metropolis; Aaron Britt, “Miami Modern Metropolis,” www.Dwell.com, January
Review of exhibit Interama: Miami and the Pan-American Dream; Kevin Wynn, “View of the Future through the Eyes of the Past: Interama Exhibition Shows Vision of Miami,” www.miamiartzine.com, June
Review of exhibit Interama: Miami and the Pan-American Dream; David Rifkind, “Interama: Miami and the Pan-American Dream,” Cite,, Spring 2009, pp. 36-37
Review of exhibit Interama: Miami and the Pan-American Dream; Barbara Murdoch, “Interama Fair Recreated 50 Years Later,” I.D. Magazine, 20 June
Review of exhibit Promises of Paradise and book project Miami Modern Metropolis featured in Saxon Henry, “Behind the Facades,” The Modernism Magazine, Winter 2007: pp. 34-35
Review of exhibit Promises of Paradise featured in “MiMo Than Meets the Eye,” www.mediabistro.com, 17 December
Review of exhibit Promises of Paradise and book project Miami Modern Metropolis featured in Julie Taraska, “Miami Modern Metropolis,” Men’s Vogue, November 2007: p. 134
Review of exhibit Promises of Paradise featured in Eve M. Kahn, “A Show on Modernism, That Embattled Survivor,” The New York Times, 29 November
Preview of exhibit Promises of Paradise in Thomas Hine, “Miami Swank – and its Opposite,” Humanities, Volume 28/Number 6, November/December
Review of exhibit The Florida Home: Modern Living; “Architectural Style: Bauhaus Meets Post-WWII Practicality in These South Florida Houses,” Florida Home, Spring/Summer
Review of exhibit The Florida Home: Modern Living; “Miami Museum showcases generation of homes,” Travel Weekly, 20 September
Preview of book Miami Modern Metropolis in “Miami Modern,” Architect Magazine, July
Urban design works and studio at the Bauhaus-Dessau and Piestentz featured in Harald Bodenschatz, “New Urbanism and the European Perspective: Masterplan for the revitalization of Zschornewitz, Germany,” Rob Krier, Town Spaces: Contemporary Interpretations in Traditional Urbanism, Basel: Birkhaüser
Urban design works and studio at the Bauhaus-Dessau featured in Harald Kegler, “The New Town,” Bauhaus Dessau Industrielles Gartenreich II: Dessau-Bitterfield-Wittenberg, Berlin: Ex Pose / Dessau: Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau
Review of book and exhibit The Making of Miami Beach 1933-42, D’Architectures, Paris n°120/April 2002: p. 11
Review of exhibit Beyond the Box: Mid-Century Modern Architecture in Miami and New York; Julie Laskey, Grid, September 2002: vol. 60, no. 9
Review of exhibit The Making of Miami Beach 1933-42, Richard Longstreth, American Studies International, October 2001: vol. 39, no. 3
Review of book and exhibit The Making of Miami Beach 1933-42, Architektur Aktuell, Vienna, October 2001
Review of exhibit Beyond the Box: Mid-Century Modern Architecture in Miami and New York; Tom Austin, “Deco Fabulous: a new book showcases the architectural masterpieces that defined the look of South Beach,” Ocean Drive, October
Publication of student works (University of Miami Master of Architecture Suburb & Town Design) in Bauhaus Kolleg Pilot Phase, CD-ROM, Bauhaus: Dessau Foundation