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This Huge Glass Block Is Replacing Bal Harbour's Beach Club

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Since the sale of the Bal Harbour Beach Club, Curbed has lamented the impending loss of Bal Harbour's grand lawn that was originally designed to connect the ocean to the bay. Now, the Beach Club's site is going to be built upon by developers who plan a large, blockish glass condo tower designed by Arquitectonica according to renderings from exMiami. Although the building doesn't shy away from its bigness, and it doesn't exactly scream architectural originality, the architecture does seem to acknowledge the triumphant nature of its location at the end of a great symmetrical lawn, and of Bal Harbour's grand and graceful urban design. And there's even a bit more lawn, with park benches.

· Bal Harbour Beach Club [exMiami]
· Bal Harbour Beach Club coverage [Curbed Miami]

Bal Harbour Beach Club

10201 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour, Florida