Considered by many to be the most dynamic, fastest growing and sexiest city in the country, Miami is more popular than ever before. Yet it is a city that is not only changing but evolving, never rewriting the past but only adding to its illustrious heritage. And this is the real beauty of Miami.
The chic Surf Club and the lively Faena Hotel did not replace the emblematic Raleigh of the 1940s or the Ritz Carlton of the 1950s, but rather complemented them. Classics like Joe's Stone Crab continue to serve their signature dishes to sold-out crowds every night, while new establishments with well-known chefs attract. The iconic Art Deco architecture is still very much in evidence, while the modern Perez Art Museum, designed by Herzog & de Meuron, stands in stark contrast. The city is rich in art and culture year-round, from the international art at The Bass to the street art of Wynwood Walls. Each December, the city is taken over by the global cultural elite for Art Basel Miami Beach, a fair that attracts more than 80,000 visitors who come for the memorable art, such as Maurizio Cattelan's show "Comedian," and the lavish festivities held each evening.
Fun is known for its nightlife and is always a focal point of life in Miami. Yachts and pleasure boats line the marinas, lively beaches offer front row seats to a parade of bronzed revelers, and bladers and bikers ride along the boardwalks along the beach. Miami has become the center for all things chic, fiery and colorful. Miami Beach takes readers on a tour of this bold and wondrous metropolis.
Title: Miami Beach
Publisher: Assouline books
Size: 248 x 330 x 38 mm
Size: 304 pages
Weight: 6601 grams