Miami Marine Stadium As It Stands

July 6th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_339" align="alignright" width="300"] Miami Marine Stadium. Photo by Sean McGaughan, courtesy Curbed Miami[/caption] One thing Miami Marine Stadium doesn't need: A coat of paint! This week the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Friends of Miami Marine Stadium organized a tour of the MiMo monument, led by the Stadium's architect, Hilario Candela Read More...

Nola Apartments

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=42] Nola Apartments is a two story wood frame structure with gable-end roofs and a valid example of Florida Vernacular architecture from the beginning of the 20th century.

Essex House Hotel

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=40] Essex House Hotel was designed by Henry Hohauser and built in 1938. It features Art Deco style architecture with key features such as porthole windows, eyebrows on windows and neon lighting.

Sherbrooke Hotel

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=39] Sherbrooke Hotel is an Art Deco structure with a wraparound façade with eyebrows on windows and neon lighting.

Espanola Way

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=38] Espanola Way is a journey into the Mediterranean Revival style of architecture. The street was built by Francis F. Whitman in 1922 as "Whitman's Spanish Colony” and now has an atmosphere that creates a pedestrian bohemian retail experience.

Delano Hotel

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=37] Designed by famed architect Robert Swartburg, the Delano was built in 1947 by Rob and Rose Schwartz. The then four-winged art-deco tower of the Delano was the tallest building in Miami, dwarfing the Miami News & Metropolis (Freedom Tower) built in 1925 in downtown Miami and rising majestically above the sand and surf of Miami Beach Read More...

Crescent Hotel

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=36] Crescent Hotel  has elaborate stucco work showcasing the lines and curves of the Art Deco Style.

Carlyle Hotel

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=35] Carlyle Hotel is a distinguished example of the Art Deco style.  Designed by architects Kiehnel and Elliott and completed construction in the late 1930’s.

Casa Casuarina

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=34] Casa Casuarina was designed by Alden Freeman. Construction completed in 1930. The three story structure is in Mediterranean Revival style of architecture with an interior courtyard.

Breakwater Hotel

July 4th, 2013

[nggallery id=33] Breakwater Hotel was designed by Anton Skislewicz and completed construction in 1939. The Art Deco lines that make this building iconic are the nautical references like the cruise-like central tower and the eyebrows on windows and neon lighting.