Plans For Miami Beach Holocaust Memorial Expansion Submitted For Design Review

An expansion of the Miami Beach Holocaust Memorial has been submitted for review by the city’s Design Review Board.

Miami Beach voters approved the expansion in a November referendum, with 80% voting in favor.

Arquitectonica’s Ray Fort is overseeing design of the new building, which features a series of circular forms.

The new 7,000 square foot building would house an interactive exhibit where visitors could ask questions and receive answers from pre-recorded interviews with survivors, using advanced technology.

The one-story building would also have a reception area, two exhibition spaces, and a flex classroom.

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation would operate the new exhibit in collaboration with the University of Southern California’s Shoah Foundation.

A surface parking lot is being replaced for the new building.

The DRB meeting is scheduled for February 1.

 

The original renderings:

 

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Anonymous
18 days ago

Perfect scale and tastefully done

never forget

Azarius
18 days ago

Push the Approval button

Anonymous
18 days ago

Never forget the anti semitic democrats

Anonymous
18 days ago

^
You mean, like the way you “anti American history” republicans wanna forget?

Anonymous
18 days ago

This is really beautiful. Sure wish something like this would replace that parking lot in front of FTX Arena……would look stunning next to the Freedom tower and with MWC rising behind it.

Anonymous
18 days ago

End prejudice and discrimination towards others.

Anonymous
18 days ago

A buddy of mine from jersey who is Jewish came to town and I showed him the hand at night and he really liked it 😀

Anonymous
18 days ago

Beautiful

Anonymous
18 days ago

Great design and great scale for that location

Anonymous
18 days ago

I saw the interactive technology on tv, it’s like living history.

Anonymous
18 days ago

I visited once…very powerful and somber place.

Gary Troy
17 days ago

Thank you for your support on this matter! Recently I attended a fundraiser in Denver with the CEO of Yad Vashem who lives in Israel. The man was released from a concentration camp when he was 8 years old. One of his messages, “If you don’t respect history, history will repeat itself.” Yad Vashem is Israel’s official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.

Anonymous
17 days ago

Surfside should have a memorial like this. This will be great for families of Holocaust victims and survivors.

Anonymous
12 days ago

The design resembles NOTHING to the holocaust. Every holocaust museum building around the world is designed to make you feel humbled. Not some kindergarten circles.

Anonymous
17 days ago

Deny

Anonymous
18 days ago

The design is trash much like everything else Arquitectonica does, this design responds to absolutely nothing in terms of context. This is nothing more than an extruded bubble diagram….

Anonymous
18 days ago

I like bubbles…..

Anonymous
18 days ago

Arquitectonica should be banned, along with Melo, whoever designed and supervised construction of the train stations and joe carollo.