1987

Curtiss Mansion designated as a local historic site under the City of Miami Springs History Preservation Ordinance

1998

Curtiss Mansion, Inc. (CMI) incorporated in the State of Florida and received not-for-profit status from the Internal Revenue Service
Mansion property donated to the City of Miami Springs by hotel chain, Sunburst Hospitality Corporation, Inc. of Maryland

2000

CMI entered into a management agreement with the City of Miami Springs

2001

Curtiss Mansion placed on the National Register of Historic Places
City of Miami Springs City Council approved plans for the City Bicycle Path, which allowed the Mansion to become a trailhead site on the path and seek associated funding
CMI secured pledges of $8 million for the restoration of the Mansion
CMI awarded a State of Florida grant of $300,000 for debris removal and structure stabilization
CMI hired RJ Heisenbottle & Associates to develop the initial schematics for the debris removal and stabilization of the Mansion, and then prepare the architectural and engineering drawings for the restoration of the Mansion according to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Historic Preservation
(July) First reading of Miami-Dade County resolution funding $5 million for Mansion restoration and was unanimously approved
(September 11) Terrorists attack on the United States
(September 26) Due to September 11 tragic events, the second reading of Miami-Dade County resolution for funding was denied and money was placed in the County’s Emergency Contingence Fund; additional pledges of $3 million from aviation-related businesses were also rescinded

2002-2010

CMI re-started fundraising efforts and raised over $4 million to begin the restoration of the Mansion

2004

CMI/City of Miami Springs awarded $1 million by the Metropolitan Planning Organization
CMI/City of Miami Springs awarded $1 million by Miami-Dade County General Obligation Bonds

2010

CMI/City of Miami Springs granted an additional $1 million from Miami-Dade County General Obligation Bonds due to efforts and support by Commissioner Rebeca Sosa
(March) Carivon Construction awarded the Mansion restoration contract
(April) Construction begins

2012

(April) The Curtiss Mansion reopens its doors to the public