CORAL GABLES (CBSMiami) – Two local music icons joined the National Trust for Historic Preservation Thursday night at the Coral Gables Museum all in the name of the Miami Marine Stadium.
Jimmy Buffet and Gloria Estefan, both musicians who once graced the Miami Marine Stadium’s stage, appeared at Thursday’s event which was called in honor of the stadium’s restoration.READ MORE: Residents Bubbling Up With Anger After Sunrise Utilities Department Sends Out Bloated Water Bills
The Miami Marine Stadium, considered a Modernist icon, was built in 1963 and deemed unsafe after Hurricane Andrew in 1992.All PostsREAD MORE: Pair Of South Florida Children Who Died A Couple Weeks Apart Have Saved 11 Lives Through Organ Donation
Both Buffet and Estefan were at the Coral Gables Museum in downtown Coral Gables from 6:30-10:30 p.m. The event was sold out.
The event was hosted by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which named the stadium a national treasure. Proceeds from the event will benefit the host’s work to restore the stadium, as well as the museum.
Guests enjoyed a brief performance by Buffet, while munching on appetizers, sipping on cocktails, and had a chance at winning items such as stadium seats signed by the Buffet and Estefan in a silent auction.MORE NEWS: Extremely Vulnerable To COVID? Complete A Medical Exemption Form & Visit New Federal Site At MDC’s North Campus