Posts Categorized: Historic Preservation

Historic Morningside House Tour- March 2nd

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Morningside is one of my favorite historic neighborhoods in Miami. You can check out some of the beautiful Morningside homes from my previous post. For more information about the Historic Morningside tour click here. Confirmed Food Trucks for the event: Ms Cheezious – Grilled cheese, etc. Moty’s Grill – Kosher/Mediterranean, Falafel, etc. Latin Burger and… Read more »

Historic Preservation as Art @ the Vagabond Motel

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Developer Avra Jain will unveil her latest work of art-The Vagabond Motel.  She has meticulously restored the motel to its original condition and Art Basel revelers will have an opportunity to wind down the week with poolside cocktails provided by Bacardi.  Come relieve the glory days of 1950’s Miami along Biscayne Boulevard in the MiMo… Read more »

Historic MiMo Bus Tour

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  MIMO BISCAYNE ASSOCIATION PRESENTS : A BUS TOUR OF THE HISTORIC MIMO DISTRICT AND A LITTLE BEYOND SATURDAY MORNING  NOVEMBER 23, 2013    10AM – 1PM PROGRAM: MEET AND PARK AT SOYKA’S/ 55 ST. STATION – INTRODUCTION TO THE MIMO DISTRICT- PRESENTATION BY JOHN BACHAY MIMO TOUR GUIDE AND PRESENTATION BY MARK SOYKA-DEVELOPER OF 55 ST. STATION… Read more »

Historic Preservation Watch: Vagabond Motel & Art Basel

Posted by & filed under Architecture, Arts, Development Pipeline, Historic Preservation, Hospitality, Urbanism.

Developer Avra Jain has her boys working six days a week in order to have the Vagabond Motel ready for Art Basel. Although guest rooms won’t be available until early 2014, the historic 1953 MiMo Motel will be ready to host an Art Basel exhibition and swank party- every room will host a different artist’s… Read more »

Historic Collins Avenue Mixed-Use Building Sells For $6.5 Million

Posted by & filed under Development Pipeline, Historic Preservation, Mixed-Use, Residential, Retail.

Aria Development Group has closed on the purchase of the historic 1929 London Arms building located at 727 Collins Avenue on South Beach. The 22,000 square foot building was purchased for $6.5 million in partnership with Wexford Capital.  According to Aria Development principal David Arditi he is looking to attract a fashion/clothing/apparel tenant to compliment… Read more »

Historic Buena Vista

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One of my favorite neighborhoods in Miami is historic Buena Vista. Located to the north of the Design District, it happens to be one of Miami’s oldest neighborhoods. According to Historicpreservationmiami.com “In the 1890s, Buena Vista was a small village whose founding and growth paralleled Miami’s. During the Land Boom of the 1920s, the area… Read more »