How a Grand Dame of Miami Real Estate Reshaped Her Adopted City

Few women have had as large of an impact on the growth of Miami since our city’s founding mother, Julia Tuttle. However, Alicia Cervera is one of those women. I recently interviewed her and her family for the Miami Herald. Check out that interview, here.

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Art Wynwood Coming to Miami Next Week

Art Wynwood, the premier winter contemporary art fair produced by Art Miami, will return for its ninth edition at Herald Plaza on Biscayne Bay in Downtown Miami. The fair will open on Thursday, February 13th with a VIP Preview benefitting the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) before opening to the public over Presidents Day Weekend – Friday, February 14th through Monday, February 17th, 2020. Over 50 international galleries presenting world-class blue chip, modern and contemporary artwork will be on view.

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Coconut Grove Med Revival on Land Once Owned By Howard Hughes Gets Price Reduction to $15M

Way back in 2012 on Curbed Miami, I wrote about this baronial med revival palazzo located in the gated compound of Hughes Cove, named after one-time owner Howard Hughes, with views looking over a private harbor to Biscayne Bay. The real estate market was emerging from the doldrums of the Great Recession, the house–built in 2003–was listed for $13 million, and things were looking up.

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Downtown West Palm Beach’s Only Waterfront Hotel is Opening in February 2020

West Palm Beach is getting a new design-y hotel called the Ben West Palm, slated for opening on February 13th 2020, the day before Valentine’s day. The 208 room hotel appears to be inspired by early Floridian history, with an interior design that evokes adventure and tropical escapism. While the public spaces are richly decorated, the guest room interiors will be light and airy, with cream-colored fabrics, leather headboards, and copper fixtures.

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