MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami Marine Stadium is now on the National Park Service’s national register of historic places.READ MORE: Parkland first responder weighs in on Uvalde massacre: ‘It’s gut wrenching’
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The stadium opened in 1963 as the result of a partnership between Cuban-American architect Hilario Candela and engineer Jack Meyer.
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It was used for sporting and entertainment events until 1992, when it closed because of Hurricane Andrew.