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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Famed Interior Designer Jean-Louis Deniot Sells Fab Midcentury Pad on Flamingo Drive for $7.5M

Jean-Louis Deniot, an internationally known interior designer who has been listed on Architectural Digest’s list of the world’s one hundred best interior designers and architects, just sold his renovated mid-century rancher on Miami Beach’s Flamingo Drive for $7.5M. Mr. Deniot has worked on a few local projects in Miami, including the interiors of the Elysee condo tower, which is currently under construction in Edgewater.

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Hole-In-The-Wall La Sandwicherie is a South Beach Institution

So many South Beach joints can seem, well, insanely touristy. From the sidewalk cafes with their gigantic cocktails on Ocean Drive, to the overpriced, underwhelming restaurants of Lincoln Road, it’s easy to write off the whole neighborhood as one giant gastronomic Times Square. There are some real winners that have been around forever, however, and they still haven’t sold out like many South Beach hot spots.

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Starchitect-Designed Courtyard Townhouse Just Off Lincoln Road Asks $3M

Off a narrow pedestrian alley off busy Lincoln Road, hidden behind 1111, the high-design parking garage famous for showing how beautiful parking garages could be, nestles a little hidden colony of courtyard townhouses sitting atop a few shops, cafes, and a fancy Japanese Peruvian restaurant. One of houses, designed by starchitect firm Herzog & de Meuron, who also did the rest of the 1111 complex, is on the market for $2.999 million.

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