MiMo http://blog.wlrn.org en New Buildings Put Bay Harbor MiMo Architecture At Risk http://blog.wlrn.org/post/new-buildings-put-bay-harbor-mimo-architecture-risk <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bay Harbor’s East Island has been listed as one of the most endangered historic places in the country.</span></p><p>The island, which is home to one of the largest concentrations of Miami Modern architecture in the nation, joined 10 other endangered sites on a list compiled by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:58:41 +0000 Wilson Sayre 35207 at http://blog.wlrn.org New Buildings Put Bay Harbor MiMo Architecture At Risk Did This Architectural Photographer Capture Miami's First Hip Parking Garage? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/did-architectural-photographer-capture-miamis-first-hip-parking-garage <p>Last week, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/06/arts/design/ezra-stollers-photographs-at-yossi-milo-gallery.html">the New York Times' Michael Kimmelman reviewed a gallery exhibition of works by Ezra Stoller</a>, an influential architectural photographer who died in 2004 at age 89. His images of landmark mid-century modernist buildings often became as iconic as the buildings themselves, Kimmelman writes:</p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Arielle Castillo 9231 at http://blog.wlrn.org Did This Architectural Photographer Capture Miami's First Hip Parking Garage? How Burritos and Bourbon Are Saving One Historic MiMO Motel http://blog.wlrn.org/post/how-burritos-and-bourbon-are-saving-one-historic-mimo-motel <p>If you chowed down on a taco at one of South Florida's most popular fast-casual chains before 2012, pat yourself on the back for a minute for contributing to historic preservation.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Arielle Castillo 9076 at http://blog.wlrn.org How Burritos and Bourbon Are Saving One Historic MiMO Motel Who Really Designed This Super-Hip South Beach Hotel? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/who-really-designed-super-hip-south-beach-hotel <p>We love a good hyperlocal blog -- and the <a href="http://belleisleblog.wordpress.com/">Belle Isle Blog</a> does a comprehensive job of covering both the history and news of its neighborhood, a small island connected to South Beach. It's also the home of the relaxed but still super-hip Standard Hotel, which recently announced an expansion plan. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Arielle Castillo 9079 at http://blog.wlrn.org Who Really Designed This Super-Hip South Beach Hotel? Historic? Atrocious? Herald's Home Is Divisive http://blog.wlrn.org/post/historic-atrocious-heralds-home-divisive <p></p><p>The&nbsp;<em>Miami Herald's</em>&nbsp; headquarters on Biscayne Bay has been sold to a developer who wants to tear it down. Historic preservationists are working to stop the demolition, saying the hulking, boxy building is a prime example of Miami Modern architecture from the 50's and 60's. <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/11/27/166023478/battle-lines-drawn-over-old-miami-herald-building">NPR interviewed demolition proponents </a>— including &nbsp;some prominent architects — who say it's a clumsy building with no sense of style and not a "MiMo" design worth saving:</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 12:15:38 +0000 Rick Stone 5394 at http://blog.wlrn.org Historic? Atrocious? Herald's Home Is Divisive