OLA, a ‘Mango Gang’ South Florida Mainstay, Reopens at the Gates Hotel

OLA, the South Florida mainstay that served creative latin cuisine at the Sanctuary Hotel for fourteen years, until it was damaged by Hurricane Irma in 2017, has just reopened at South Beach’s Gates Hotel after moving around for a few years. Always a happening place at the Sanctuary, the restaurant hopes to continue its success with a new executive chef, Chris Castro.

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Hedonistic Bachelor Pad and Fashion Studio in Coconut Grove is Asking $2M

Although a good real estate listing makes you feel like you could live there, a lot of the fun of exploring real estate listings is guessing at the lives of the people who currently live there. This house is a great example. It’s a three building compound in the center of Coconut Grove, surrounded by a concrete wall, with a two-story fashion studio attached. Oh, and there are two outside showers big enough to share with a few friends.

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Co-Living Space ‘The Collective’ Coming to Wynwood

Co-living, that new trend that’s kind of like living in a WeWork, or a really fancy college dorm, is coming to Miami. Today, the co-living chain The Collective, which has locations in London and New York, just announced their next new outpost, in Wynwood. Many details, including the design, the groundbreaking date, and how tall the place will be (from 8 to 12 stories) appear to still be in the works, however.

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Brand New Georgian Townhouse in Coral Gables is Asking a Grand $2.39 Million

In Miami, townhouses used to be considered a little, well, bleh. Why have a narrow, skinny thing, when you can spread out with a big, circular driveway, and a lagoon style pool? Well, things change, and there are a lot of very nice townhouses around Miami, like this fabulous, three-story number that feels straight out of… London. It has four bedrooms, five baths, and a roomy 3,781 square feet. Oh, and it’s on the end of a block of new equally new townhouses, so you’ve got views in three directions. Naff? Nahhhh. This joint’s classy.

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Arquitectonica’s Iconic First Building, the Babylon, is Being Demolished Now

Spaghetti western star Francisco Martinez-Celeiro, also known as George Martin, has gotten his way. One of Miami-based firm Arquitectonica’s first buildings, the Babylon, built in 1982, is being demolished by Mr. Celeiro, its longtime owner. The Biscayne Times says demolition is expected to be completed by July, but just walk past it, and the Babylon, once an icon of postmodernist architecture in Miami, is already a sad sight.

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Midcentury Split-Level With Kidney-Bean-Shaped Pool in Miami Shores Wants $1.185 Million

Built in 1954, this split-level mid-century ranch house has been redone while preserving some of the 1950s flair that made it unique. The 3,360 square foot place, with four bedrooms, and four and a half baths, is listed for $1.185 million, which, after the cost of the renovation, is just a little bit above the $835,000 the owner spent on the place in 2014. It’s a buyer’s market people!

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