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Giant Miami Studio Has a Dining Table That Seats Twenty, a Bed in The Corner, and a Futon

Here's a rather pretty space, on the top floor of the Bank, a small condo tower near the corner of Biscayne Boulevard and NE 79th Street that, as the name suggests, used to be a bank. Listed for $750,000 and the biggest penthouse in the building, it was probably once a normal 1,600-foot apartment... you know, with bedrooms and stuff, but at some point converted into just one big room. It's a huge studio.

Al Capone’s House in Question, And A Sexy New SoBe Hostel is Coming

The latest South Florida real estate news:

111-Year-Old Estate of Coconut Grove’s Founding Family Lists for $12.9M

With just over one acre of land on South Bayshore Drive, the rambling estate of John T. Peacock, a member of Coconut Grove's founding Peacock family, this 111-year-old historic pile is on an unusually large piece of land for a property in the heart of the Grove. Overlooking Kennedy Park, and an old sheltered inlet that practically ends at its front gate, the listing is asking for a healthy $12.9 million.

Onda Residences, Site of Former MiMo Apartment Building, Broke Ground Today

Onda Residences, a high-end luxury condominium being developed by CMC Group and Morabito Properties, had its ceremonial groundbreaking today, as one of the few in-person real estate events that are finally starting to happen these days. The building, which features 41 residences beginning at $1.8 million a pop, is on the former site of the Bay Harbour Continental, a MiMo residential building that was a gem of midcentury flair and which preservationists fought, unsuccessfully, to preserve.

Beach Voters Approve 2 AM Alcohol Sale Ban; A Snazzy New Swimming Hall of Fame

The latest South Florida real estate news:

Upscale Anti-Uber Rideshare Service Alto Launches In Miami

A new ridesharing service called Alto, which is only in a few cities so far (Houston, Dallas, L.A., and Miami to be precise) has recently launched in Miami.

Foster + Partners Designs Aventura Building; More Momentum For A Monorail

A roundup of the latest Miami real estate news:

Ludlam Trail Breaks Ground, Ocean Drive Reopening to Cars & Other News

And now a roundup of the latest South Florida real estate news from around the web:

Streamlined Moderne Miami Beach Mansion From Art Deco Era With Blah Updates Asks Almost $10M

When you take a spectacular piece of early modernist architecture, such as this streamlined moderne house on Pine Tree Drive by important Miami Beach architect Igor Polevitzkty, and give it some bland contemporary renovations that are supposed to "improve" it while blending in with the existing architecture, the results often leave something to be desired.