Miami Shores Historic Preservation, Education and Advocacy:

Patrizia Bonaduce

Patrizia Bonaduce was recognized for her preservation work in the village of Miami Shores. She has become a guardian of the Village’s history, a beacon of preservation, and a catalyst for community pride. As Chair of the Miami Shores Historic Preservation Board, her dedication ignited a passion for historic preservation throughout the village. Under her leadership, what was once a minimally active entity transformed into a dynamic force, advocating for the protection of Miami Shores’ architectural treasures. Her work inspired many residents, the Brockway Memorial Library, and the Miami Shores Community Church to seek historic designation for their properties, ensuring the protection of their legacy. Through public events and outreach, she invited all residents to celebrate their shared past, uniting the community in appreciation of its architectural heritage.