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Apr
25
2014

SO SAD….ANOTHER OLD MIAMI HOME BITES THE DUST…7830 ERWIN ROAD KNOCKED DOWN

7830 Erwin Road 1

7830 Erwin Road BeforeDSC_0265

7830 Erwin Road now

Sometimes it is hard to say good by to old friends as we,as realtors, had to after we sold 7830 Erwin Road. The original house which was built in 1957 was designed by Marion Manley, one of the pioneer female vernacular architects. Her designs “incorporating local materials were functional, simplistic, and designed to withstand South Florida’s tropical climate”. Among her notable projects were several buildings at the University of Miami (the School of Architecture) and the Asolo Theater ¬†at the Ringling Museum in Sarasota. The house stood in a tropical paradise with mature and rare plantings on a 71,000 sf lot…

 

 

 

 

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