Artsy South Florida Architecture Wins Praise

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Top Florida Buildings
The Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Architects celebrated its 100th birthday with a list of the top architectural buildings in the state. Of those 100, 22 South Florida buildings made it on the list.
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Gumenick Chapel at Temple Israel of Greater Miami
The Sophie & Nathan Gumenick Chapel at Temple Israel of Greater Miami was designed by Kenneth Treister in 1967. Inspired by Gaudi, Treister designed the furnishings for the chapel in addition to the building and interiors. (Source: aiafltop100.org)
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Plymouth Congregational Church
Plymouth Congregational Church in Coconut Grove was designed by Clinton MacKenzie in 1916.
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Vizcaya
Vizcaya was initiated by James Deering in 1916 and was intended to appear as an Italian estate that had stood for 400 years. (Source: aiafltop100.org)
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Atlantis Miami
The most famous feature of the Atlantis Building is the sky court, a multi-story void cut through the building and populated with symbols of leisure such as a whirlpool, palm tree and a red spiral stair framed by a wavy yellow wall. (Source: aiafltop100.org)
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The Ralph Middleton Munroe Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key was the first purpose-built venue for powerboat racing in the United States. (Source: marinestadium.org)
Miami Marine Stadium
The Ralph Middleton Munroe Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key was the first purpose-built venue for powerboat racing in the United States. (Source: marinestadium.org)
The Ralph Middleton Munroe Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key was the first purpose-built venue for powerboat racing in the United States. (Source: marinestadium.org)
The Freedom Tower
The Freedom Tower
The Freedom Tower in Downtown Miami was built in 1925 and was home of The Miami News & Metropolis. It later served as a symbol of freedom for Cubans who fled the oppressive regime of Fidel Castro.
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Bacardi Building
Painted murals decorate the Bacardi Building on Biscayne Boulevard.
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Everglades Suite- Biltmore Hotel
The Everglades Suite, in the tower of the Biltmore Hotel, in Coral Gables, has had many famous guests. It is the entire 13th floor and has two bedrooms, a kitchen and fireplace. (Source: aiafltop100.org)
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1111 Lincoln Road Parking Garage
The Lincoln Road parking garage located at 1111 Lincoln Road designed by Herzog & DeMeuron in 2009. (Source: The Miami Herald)
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