“An icon of ’50s elegance” has been reburnished in Miami, said Scott Vogel in The Washington Post. The Eden Roc hotel, designed by Morris Lapidus, first opened in 1956. Situated right beside another Lapidus hotel, the legendary Fountainebleau, it helped define an era of high-end sun worshipping. Over the decades the design gem became run-down, but now “the Eden Roc is back with a vengeance.” As part of the $180 million renovation, its “old Miami” look has been spruced up with new marble and Brazilian rosewood. A Wi-Fi network covers the beach and one classic restaurant sits “just 12 feet from the ocean.”
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
- Why all drugs should be legal. (Yes, even heroin.)
- What would a U.S.-Russia war look like?
- Here's the schedule very successful people follow every day
- 7 ideas from ancient thinkers that will improve your modern life
- Why you should really take a nap this afternoon, according to science
- The weird obsession that's ruining the GOP
- Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan is another sign of life in the GOP
- The big, gaping hole in the liberal policy arsenal
- Are there too many good shows on television?
- How to trim $500 from your monthly spending
Subscribe to the Week