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Paramount Miami Worldcenter Getting Closer To Completion - Photos & Video

Paramount Miami Worldcenter

Paramount Miami Worldcenter

The 60 story Paramount Miami Worldcenter in Downtown Miami is getting closer to completion as the crane has been removed from the building giving a clean look at the tower without any obstructions.

When we last looked at Paramount Miami Worldcenter in August 2018, the 641 foot tower just topped off. A year ago, construction was reaching the 45th floor.

Across the street in the 27 acre Miami Worldcenter is the rental tower Caoba and was completed in January.

Previous construction photos of Paramount Miami Worldcenter can be viewed here.

March 2019 Construction Video

TBT - Inside The Abandoned Coconut Grove Playhouse - Photos & Video

TBT - Inside The Abandoned Coconut Grove Playhouse - Photos & Video

Built in 1926, and located at the corner of Main Highway and Charles Street, The Coconut Grove Playhouse opened 90 years ago on January 1, 1927, with a D.W. Griffith production of Satan of Sorrows that was attended by over 1,500 people. The building was originally named the Coconut Grove Theatre.

The Coconut Grove Theatre was built by Miami locals Irving J. Thomas and Fin L. Pierce as movie theater for the Paramount Enterprises Chain and the largest in Miami. The theater was designed by architect Richard Kiehnel of Kiehnel and Elliot to resemble a Spanish Rococo Palace in the style of Mediterranean Revival. The building originally had seven stores on the ground level, ten offices on the second floor and the third floor were apartments. It had the latest Wurlitzer pipe organ and had a very modern amenity at the time - air conditioning. 

Before the theater opened, Irving J. Thomas and Fin L. Pierce sold the building to Paramount Enterprises and the theater thrived until the Great Depression of the 1930s hit and attendance dropped significantly. The Coconut Grove Theatre eventually closed in the mid-1930s until it was used to train Air Force Navigators during World War II.

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Brickell Flatiron Top Off Video

After reaching the 64th floor a few weeks ago, Brickell Flatiron had the official top off party on Friday February 1, 2019.

Brickell Flatiron is expected to be completed in July/August of this year.

Previous construction photos of Brickell Flatiron can be viewed here.

TBT - Pablo Escobar's Miami Beach House - Photos & Video

TBT -  Pablo Escobar's Miami Beach House - Photos & Video

A pink black tiled house located at 5860 North Bay Road on Miami Beach is set to be demolished on January 19, 2016. The house was once owned by notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar who purchased the house on March 21, 1980 for $765,500.

The 7,336 square foot house was built in 1948 and has 4 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms on a lot size of 33,041 square feet. A 2,061 square foot addition was added to the house in 1992.

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