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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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Floating Stage Awards Ceremony

This brief video shows the Floating Stage Design Contest Awards Ceremony, which was held on May 2, 2011. 175 people attended the event and all 90 entries were displayed. The evening featured presentations by Hilario Candela, architect of the Marine Stadium, Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, keynote spaeker Frank E. Sanchis III, DIrector of U.S. Programs for the World Monuments Fund, and Joachim Perez, Executive Director of DawnTown, the group that administered the contest. It was a terrific evening!

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Floating Stage Design Competition VIdeo

This charming video was done by Pink Cloud Design, the runner up in the Floating Stage Design Contest hosted by Dawntown and Friends of Miami Marine Stadium in 2011.

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WLRN/Miami Herald Radio, February 21, 2011
Interview by reporter Chris DiMattei with Joachim Perez, Executive Director of Dawntown and Don Worth, Co-Founder of Friends of Marine Stadium on the Floating Stage Design Contest.

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Wolfson Archives, Historical Footage of Marine Stadium

This remarkable film clip comes from the MDC Archives/Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Images.

Included are silent films of (6 minutes, 20 seconds total)

-Ceremony upon completion of construction (1963)

-Opening night, December 27, 1963

-Shots of a Pops Concert at night at the Marine Stadium

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Friends of Marine Stadium TV
On July 22, the City of Miami celebrated its 114 birthday party. The Miami Downtown Partnership hosted a party for the City at American Airlines Waterfront Arena.

Twelve charities were named beneficiaries of the event-including Friends of Marine Stadium.

Pamela D'Amelio and Marta-Beth Nordstorm of "It's Your Red Carpet TV" documented the event for us. This video includes intreviews with Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, former Miami Heat player Tim Hardaway, and supporters of Friends of Marine Stadium.

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Architectural Record, August, 2010
This video, which was placed on the website of Architectural Record, features an interview with architect Hilario Candela and current footage of the Marine Stadium.

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Boat Racing at Mami Marine Stadium
Miami Marine Stadium has long and proud history of boat racing. We thank Don Winer, who raced boats at the Marine Stadium for the videos below. Don has been an important part of our effort to restore the Marine Stadium. Copy and paste these links into your browser to see exciting boat racing act the Stadium. The photo is of the LeMans 225, circa 1965 at the Stadium.

Brief compilation - Most, but not all in MMS.

1971 Eastern Divisional Championships - Miami -
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Part 2
Part 3

1969 Eastern Divisional Championships

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Part 2

Part 3

1965-1968 Miami Marine Stadium Classic




Mike Gordon 100 - Miami Marine Stadium - Fifth Annual

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Tony Goldman Video
Tony Goldman is widely recognized as the developer who, more than any other, re-invented South Beach from a declining neighborhood to the thriving global success story that it is. The company he founded, Goldman Properties, has also successfully turned around neighborhoods in Soho, Philadelphia, Boston, and now the Wynwood Arts District in Miami. He is widely regarded as one of the most visionary and creative developers in the United States.

in this nine minute video, Tony shares his thoughts about the potential of the Miami Marine Stadium. We are thrilled to have Tony's support and see his terrific, creative ideas for the Stadium.

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University of Miami Television
Colleen Dourney, a student in broadcast journalism at the University of Miami, has produced the attached video about the Marine Stadium for the University Television station. The spot features interviews with Hilario Candela and U of Miami Architecture Professor Jorge Hernandez and highlights the significant role played by the spring, 2009 Preservation Studio at the University of Miami. Copy and paste the link below into your browser to see the spot.


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Marine Stadium on TV Show Miami Vice
Miami Vice is widely considered to be one of the most visually interesting television shows of all time-and a show that played a significant role in the revival of the popularity of Miami.

Click on the link below to see a whole episode and scroll to the time segment 28:30 to see the Marine Stadium at night, lit up like a large, concrete ghost.

We have received lots of interest from movie and television location scouts about the Stadium. Its strong visual appeal and uniqueness makes it a great icon-and advertisement-for Miami.

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Mike Gordon 100 Boat Race
Over the years, the Marine Stadium was a major hub for boat racing. This video features the Mike Gordon 100, which featured 100 laps of racing and was sponsored by (who else) Mike Gordon, owner of Miami's well known Seafood Restaurant.

The video was taken by Don Winer, a former boat racer and Head of Committee for this event. Don is a very active member of Friends of Marine Stadium.

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Comcast Newsmakers TV Interview
Girl Scout Hannah Imberman, assisted by her friend Kira Feldman, is compiling a book of personal memories and stories about the Marine Stadium to be called If Seats Could Talk.

In this link, Hannah and Kira are interviewed on the regional TV on Comcast Newsmakers.

Their project is very important-and it is a great way to assist our efforts to restore the Marine Stadium. You can submit your memory to Hannah (just a paragraph or two) to Hannah at ifseatscouldtalk@gmail.com

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Marine Stadium placed on 11 Most Endangered List
Watch a video from The Miami Herald. Interviews at the Marine Stadium site with Jorge Hernandez and Hilario Candela.

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National Trust For Historic Preservation Video

On April 28, 2009, the National Trust designated the Marine Stadium as one of "11 Endangered Historic Places" in the United States.

A big thanks to Monk Terry of the Miami Rowing Club for his terrific job as commentator on this video. Walter Cronkite could not have done it better.

And a shout out to the Belen School crew for their great rowing-and their shout out at the end of the video.

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WJFF Radio Interview
WJFF Radio is an NPR affiliated radio station based in the Catskills, New York. The Marine Stadium was featured on producer Ron Bernthal's award winning winning weekly program "Lost and Saved". Interview with Don Worth.
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Clambake-Elvis Presley; "Where's Chico?"
The 1967 movie "Clambake" starring Elvis Presley was shot at the Miami Marine Stadium. You won't see the Stadium in this trailer-but you'll see familiar territory.

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Jimmy Buffett Performs at Marine Stadium
Watch the Video! Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes, performance date 1985.

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Resurrecting Miami Marine Stadium
An original feature from Plumtv.com, includes interviews Stadium shots and interviews with architect Hilario Candela and Becky Roper Matkov, Executive Director of Dade Heritage Trust.

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Marine Stadium on Natonal Public Radio
A segment on National Public Radio on the Stadium. Our first national press!

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