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Marine Stadium Named to World Monuments Fund 2010 Watch List
The Marine Stadium has been named to the World Monuments Fund 2010 Watch List along with other sites such as Macchu Picchu and the Center Cities of Buenos Aires and Old Jerusalem.

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Natonal Trust Interview with Marine Stadium Photographer Jay Koeningsberg

This post in the National Trust For Historic Preservation blog is an interview with Marine Stadium photographer Jay Koenigsberg. Jay's remarkable high dynamic range photographs are on display at the Historic National Hotel during Art Basel, 2012


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Spirit of Progress

The Spirit of Progress is the Journal of the Art Deco and Modernism Society, an international organization dedicated to historic preservation. This excellent story neatly encapsulates our effort to save the Marine Stadium.


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Key Biscayne Islander, August 16, 2012

Here is a feature length article in the Key Biscayne Islander about the potential of the Marine Stadium. Key Biscayne is very important to our Marine Stadium effort. It is our "front yard, and we continue to work closely with the Village of Key Biscayne to make sure that the redevelopment of the Stadium is an amenity for the Village.

SInce we started our initiative, we have gotten terrific press from The Islander.


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Extreme Makeover Miami: Marine Stadium Needs $30 Million tTo Be The Awesomest Venue Ever

Article in Salty Eggs Blog, a South Florida blog of Politics and The Arts about the Miami Marine Stadium. Very well written!


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Abandoned Stadium

This article interviews one of the Parkour Athletes who partcipated in the incredible video of the Marine Stadium that was produced by the World Freerunning Parkour Federation.


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A Visit To Graffiti Filled Miami Stadium

Here is an impressionistic piece about an impromptu visit to Miami Marine Stadium by Tom Falco, blogger and author of The Coconut Grove Grapevine.


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A study of the architectural forms of the Marine Stadium

The formal name of this thesis is "Form, Use and Sustainability: A Geometric and Structural Feasibility Study of Hypar Shells". It was written by Nathan Brown as partial requirement for his Bachelor of Science of Engineering at Princeton University.

This remarkable paper traces the history of concrete shapes similar to the Marine Stadium-and then provides a very in depth analysis of the Marine Stadium itself.


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Brickell Reporter, May 2012

Article entitled "Because of Friends, Miami Marine Stadium gets Second Chance".

 

This article compares the restoration of the Marine Stadium with the construction of The Marlins Stadium. A solid endorsement by an important community newspaper!


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Neglected Marine Structures

The Miami Marine Stadium continues to attract worldwide attention for its architecture and engineering. Here is an article-written by two engineers in Croatia, comparing the Marine Stadium to a torpedo launch station in Rijeka, Croatia.


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Biscayne Times, April 2012

An article about the passage of the Marine Stadium Memorandum of Understanding by the Miami City Commission.


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Atlantic Magazine-Place Matters, March 8, 2012

Article "The Death ad Life(?) of the Miami Marine Stadium. A story featuring Marine Stadium architect Hilario Candela.


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From The Brink-Miami Sunpost

This is a well written cover story about thhe status of the Marine Stadium initiative.


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Herald High Line Article, February 18, 2012

On February 17, Robert Hammand, Co-Founder of New York's famed High Line, and Phil Aarons, Founding Chair, came to Miami to deliver a presentation on behalf of Friends of Miami Marine Stadium entitled "The High LIne-New York's Park In The Sky: Lessons For Miami Marine Stadium. The High Line-an elevated freight railway running through lower Manhattan, has been turned into a public park and is an enormous success. We believe that the restoration of the Marine Stadium can be a similar success.

 

This artcile discusses both initiatives and describes Robert's first visit to the Marine Stadium.


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Biscayne Bay Tribune, February 2012

As part of our community outreach effort, we constantly seek out local press. This excellent article in The Biscayne Bay Tribune provides an accurate and up to date review of our efforts to restore the Marine Stadium


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Miami Herald Editorial, January 27, 2012

This is The Herald's 7th favorable editorial about our efforts to restore the Marine Stadium. While the editorial is favorable, we should note that Friends of Miami Marine Stadium was formed not just to restore the Stadium, but to have it operate for the benefit of the community.   We take this responsibility very seriously.


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Architectural Record, January 26, 2012

An article by David Sokol entitled "Revival On The Horizon For Historic Miami Marine Stadium"; explains our proposal to develop the Stadium


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Governing Web Magazine, December 9, 2011

Up to date description of efforts of Friends of Miami Marine Stadium to work out a development plan with the City of Miami.


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Miami Herald, December 3, 2011

The Miami Marine Stadium is the basis for a video installation displayed during Art Basel. We expect that once the Marine Stadium is up and running, it will host major art events for Art Basel.


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The Shells of Miami Marine Staduim

The formal title of this paper is "The Shells of the Miami Marine Stadium: Synergy Between Form, Force and Environment". The principal author of this paper was Sigrid Adriaenssens, An Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at Princeton Univesity. It was written for the 7th International Conference on Computational Mechanics for Spatial Structures, to be held in Sarajevo and is part of the Proceedings of IASS-IACM 2012. For more information, go to the website (http://www.gf.unsa.ba/iass-iacm-2012/

 

While the paper is technical it explains-in layman's terms- why the roof of the Marine Stadium works so well to create a very comfortable viewing experience.


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Forum Journal, Fall, 2011

Forum Journal is the quarterly publication of the National Trust For Historic Preservation. This article, which was the cover story for the magazine, was written by Co-Founder of Friends of Miami Marine Stadium Jorge Hernandez and makes the case for the exceptional significance of the Marine Stadium.


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