Citation of Merit
The Docomomo US Board of Directors awards a Citation of Merit to the Friends of Miami Marine Stadium in Miami, Florida. The Board of Directors notes the project is an exemplary model of successful advocacy using multiple channels: social media, public events, fundraisers, newsletters, and collaboration of local boards, preservation groups in addition to public and private partnerships.
The Board of Directors notes the organization’s funding of an engineering study concluding the stadium could be restored demonstrating an exemplary depth of due diligence in establishing the case for its preservation. Designed in 1963 by Hilario Candela and host to hundreds of boat races and floating concerts, Miami Marine Stadium was closed after Hurricane Andrew in 1992.
Friends of Miami Marine Stadium