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DASH Students design homeless housing solutions

Whenever we hear something about positive about one of our DawnTown family, we like to make sure to spread the word.  We’ve mentioned Eric Hankin before, a founding member of our Board, an educator, an architect, and overall great person. … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk to step down as Dean at The University of Miami

Architect, urban designer, town planner, co-founder of the New Urbanism movement, educator, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk holds many distinct titles but there is one that she will be shedding from her impressive resume.  Come July 1st, Plater-Zyberk will be stepping down from … Continue reading

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Miami Beach Architect/Preservationist Leader Dies at 66

Image courtesey of Marice Cohn Band / Miami Herald “Les Beilinson grew up in Miami Beach during its post-World War II glory years. Later, as an architect, he became a leader of the movement to preserve the city’s Art Deco … Continue reading

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Haiti’s New Cathedral / Zaha’s New Building

  No, no, no, no, no.  Zaha is not building a new cathedral in Haiti so don’t let the title of this post confuse you.  Our friends at Archinect have posted not one, but TWO stories relating to Miami today, … Continue reading

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Miami Herald building loses the battle for historic preservation status

The long debate and struggle over the designation of The Miami Herald building has ended.  For some preservationists in the community, the decision is unfortunately not in their favor.  A vote of 5-3 by Miami’s historic preservation board ruled against … Continue reading

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Miami’s Museum Park shrinks in size

Andres Viglucci of the Miami Herald reports that the plan to turn Bicentennial Park into a world class, waterfront park (similar to Millennium Park in Chicago) has been reduced drastically due to financial reasons.  Basically, the city has gone from $128 dollar … Continue reading

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South Florida’s Best Block Contest announced

   Before we tell you what the next latest and greatest DawnTown Competition is going to be, we want you to become aware about another one happening in the area.  It’s called South Florida’s Best Block Contest which is being … Continue reading

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Genting Project shrinks in scale

The Resorts World project received news that the gambling component of their hotel has been denied.  The project headed up by the Genting Group and designed by local architecture firm, Arquitectonica, are now in the process of downsizing the program … Continue reading

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Read the Miami Herald Today

Andres Viglucci is the Miami Herald’s veteran reporter on urban affairs in this city, and a frequent supporter of DawnTown.  In the newspaper today, he writes a great article about the revival of Flagler Street, Miami’s first main street in … Continue reading

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Miami Marlins Stadium Tour | Wed., Feb. 29, 2012 – Miami Herald

Miami Marlins Stadium Tour | Wed., Feb. 29, 2012 – Miami Herald. Click on the link above for a tour of the Miami Marlins new stadium.  Images are from the Miami Herald.

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