MIAMI (CBSMiami) — South Floridians payed their final respects to the famed architect Zaha Hadid who died last week in Miami.READ MORE: Seminoles Suspend Sports Betting After Court Rulings
Locals bowed their heads Wednesday morning outside of her iconic residential tower under construction in Downtown Miami – One Thousand Museum.
It all happened at 8:08 a.m. in conjunction with Hadid’s London funeral being held at the same time (1:08 p.m. London time.)
During the ceremony there was also 60 seconds of silence led by a local Imam to honor Hadid and her love for Miami.READ MORE: 23rd Annual 'A Home For The Holidays At The Grove' Comes To CBS On Sunday, December 5th
All this as a banner picturing Hadid waved in the background saying, “Her legacy lives on.” Flowers and candles also adorned the outside area of the construction site.
Hadid died following a heart attack on March 31st in a Miami hospital where they were treating her for bronchitis. Known for her works around the world, Iraqi-born, British Hadid was the first woman to win the Pritzker award – the highest award in architecture.
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