CitizenM Miami Worldcenter Submits Proposal For ‘Playful Toy’ Public Artwork

CitizenM Hotels is asking the city of Miami for approval of their plan for exterior artwork at their hotel planned for Miami Worldcenter.

Public artwork is a condition of the hotel’s approval by city planners.

Playful toy sculptures made of fiberglass are proposed as the artwork. The cost is budgeted at $260,000, with design by Samuel Borkson and Arturo Sandoval of FriendsWithYou.

Citizen Miami Worldcenter will include include 351 rooms in 12 stories, with a construction cost estimated by the company at $68 million. CitizenM has already purchased the site at Worldcenter’s Block F East.

Miami’s Art in Public Places Board is scheduled to review the proposal at a May 20 meeting.