Frank Lloyd Wright Thought Miami’s Architecture Was “Horrible.”

Frank Lloyd Wright, probably the most important American architect ever, did not like Miami. He visited in 1955 and thought the natural environment was beautiful, but he was not afraid to share is opinions about the buildings that occupied it.

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What Do You Think of the Bright Orange Walls in this $28M Miami Beach Mansion?

Built in 2016, this big contemporary mansion mixes the Miami Beach aesthetic with some architectural variety, including bright neon orange accent walls sprinkled throughout. Although the house might look like a race car that’s about to take a dip in the bay, the interior designer should get a lot of credit for working with what they had and actually making the interiors pretty gorgeous.

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116 Year Old Bungalow on the Upper East Side Lists for $850,000

Built circa 1903, this house in Miami’s Upper East Side is a whopping 116 years old. By Miami standards, that’s practically ancient. It’s located in the vicinity of Lemon City, one of South Florida’s settlements, which predates the founding of Miami itself. The brokerbabble also claims the house is on “Miami’s oldest intact turn-of-the-century street,” which is rather debatable.

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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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