Melbourne’s Lost Treasures, By Jennifer Zegel



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Eastern Florida State College Interior Design Students and members of the community holding up the
“This Place Matters” slogan from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in front of the Green Gables House.

About the author:
Jen Zegel, NCIDQ, is a professional design consultant with a human factors point of view shaped by her commercial real estate planning & building operations background.  She formerly taught History of Design and more at Brevard Community College.  She is the 2014 Chair of the Melbourne Historic Preservation Board and this article is based on a public presentation made as part of the board’s Community Outreach Lecture Series.

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