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Bay Harbor's MiMo Is 1 Of 11 Most Endangered Historic Sites

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For the National Trust for Historic Preservation's annual list of the country's 11 most endangered historic sites, guess what, the Miami Marine Stadium is no longer on it, but some more of Miami's midcentury modernism is: Bay Harbor's East Island.

The two-island town was founded by Shepard Broad and Benjamin N. Kane in 1947 (which is why the main drag Kane Concourse runs into Broad Causeway), and contains single family homes on the west island along with denser multi-family housing and a small business district on the east island, much of it developed in the 1950s. It became a hotbed of MiMo. With the well-to-do town's proximity to Bal Harbour and Surfside, new luxury development is threatening the collecting of midcentury mod architecture that proliferates here.
· America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places [Time]
· Bay Harbor Islands coverage [Curbed Miami]