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3d DCA Watch -- "Members Only" Historical Society Luncheon Edition!

The bunker was very busy this week, putting out a boring arbitration opinion and....well, that's about it.

So let's preview the exciting "Members Only" Historical Society luncheon:
On May 15, 2015, the Third District Court of Appeal Historical Society will hold its 2015 Members Only Biennial Luncheon with the Judges at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida.
Not a member?

Bunkerites, it's not too late to join!

Here's a taste of what you'll see:

First, a detailed presentation on the fascinating history of the construction of the bunker.

From its earliest origins:


 To its dazzling, breathtaking completion:


Pretty impressive, huh?

The Historical Society also digs deep into the bunker archives to find original artifacts and unretouched photographs of the original mechanical room/gym -- long before its many facelifts, remodeling, and multimillion dollar wholesale expansion and renovation.

Here it is in its original form:


And here is the bunker's new, modern completely redone state of the art exercise complex and juice bar emporium/mechanical room:


Gosh how time flies.

You won't want to miss this!!

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