CNN Travel released today an online article describing six new spots for architecture lovers. Number one on that list is Miami’s very own New World Symphony on Miami Beach. For the entire article, click here. The excerpt can be read below:
New World Symphony (Miami Beach). The New World Symphony, which brought vitality to Miami Beach’s Lincoln Road when it moved into the Lincoln Theater many years ago, is having the same impact at its new location nearby. The symphony, which prepares graduates of major music schools for roles in leading orchestras around the world, hired architect Frank Gehry to design its $160 million New World Center campus in collaboration with symphony founder and artistic director Michael Tilson Thomas. The campus, which hosted its inaugural concert in January 2011, has an adjacent 2.5-acre public space designed by Dutch architecture firm West 8. Free and affordable events are often scheduled at the outdoor space.
For the architecture geek: Miami Beach is also attracting the world’s architects to its parking structures. Noted architect Zaha Hadid was recently selected to design a municipal garage. She follows on the heels of New World Center architect Gehry, Mexican architect Enrique Norten and Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, all with innovative parking garages in Miami Beach.