I was reading the other day that as the Florida Chapter of The American Institute of Architects celebrates its centennial, it will also recognize the 100 most noteworthy buildings across the state. What I found most interesting is that Miami – a city once criticized for a lack of art and culture – is home to more than 20% of the organization’s selections – 22 buildings that have captivated and encapsulated our region through the years.
Submitted by Alisha Marks on Wed, 03/28/2012 - 6:14pm
Over the past year, downtown Miami has filled with new residents, retailers and restaurants -- all reasons for promoters of the once-deserted area to cheer. Then the Miami Heat added two new stars in LeBron James and Chris Bosh to its lineup, and the cheering turned to a full-on celebration.