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Morningside’s Historic Laura Cushman House Hits the Market for $6 Million

The historic Morningside house known locally as the home where Laura Cushman, the founder of the nearby private Cushman School, lived just hit the market six days ago for a very nice six million dollars, having last sold way back in 2007 for a comparatively modest two million.

Miami’s Historic Cuban Consulate, Villa Paula, Has Reopened As An Event Venue

The historic Villa Paula, used off and on by its owners as an art gallery over the years, appears to have been turned into an event venue, with a brand-spankin' new website, and even had somewhat of a debut, hosting an industry night about a week ago, with various hospitality and event industry vendors who had booths and everything.

Little Alfred Browning Parker House in the Grove is For Sale For $2 Million

A simple but adorable, and very sensitively renovated, house by iconic subtropical modernist architect Alfred Browning Parker has been on the market for about four months in Coconut Grove for just over two million dollars.

Miami’s Iconic Coppertone Girl Building is For Sale

In the heart of Miami's Upper East Side, a.k.a. the MiMo District, or Miami Modern District, an iconic sign depicting an adorable, bare-bottomed toddler, her bathing suit being yanked down by a little doggie, and no bathing suit top in existence, graces a swinging midcentury building.

Post-Modernist Coconut Grove House From the ’70s Has Been Updated Really Nicely

Faced in minimal black slats of, probably, wood, with a gleaming all-white interior, this three-story palazzo set in the heart of the hammock in Coconut Grove channels the aesthetic of a Charles Gwathmey beach house.

Prolific Floridian Architect Max Strang Has Released A Second Monograph of His Work

Architect Max Strang, known for his luxurious subtropical modernist homes, has released the second monograph of his work, this time featuring how many of his designs have been inspired by the Sarasota School of Architecture.

A Deep Dive Into the Renderings, Floor Plans, and Details of The Solar-Powered Residences at 1428 Brickell

The Residences at 1428 Brickell were officially unveiled last week by development firm Ytech with a bunch of generally similar posts dropping on various real estate and business news outlets around South Florida, based on a press release emailed to everyone by the developer's public relations team slightly earlier that day, just like countless unveilings have done before.

Whimsical Selfie-Ready Seating Capsule Sculptures Coming To The Design District This Fall

Debuting in November, in time for this year's incarnation of Art Basel Miami Beach, the Design District is getting a set of "larger-than-life seating capsules with colorful, shaggy surfaces," a floating dome that looks like a disco ball, and "brightly hued wind chimes, hundreds of which will be hung like melody making ornaments," all by Miami-based architect Germane Barnes.

Competition Asks Us To Imagine What Floating Affordable Housing in Biscayne Bay Might Look Like

An architectural ideas competition is looking for proposals that explore the idea of floating affordable housing in Biscayne Bay, to address the dual issues of climate change and housing affordability in South Florida. The competition brief overlooks the many complications that would make something like this extremely difficult if not impossible to build, not the least of which is environmental concerns, but focusing on these main problems it hopes to find some innovative solutions.

Miami’s Homeless Are Getting A Tiny House Village On A Stunning Island Paradise

The City of Miami Commission made a surprise decision Thursday afternoon to approve a controversial pilot program that could add tiny houses for the homeless to picturesque Virginia Key.

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