Miami Beach Getting Another Parking Garage Designed by a Star Architect, This Time Zaha Hadid
The new garage will be in the area of Collins Park, near the Miami City Ballet, Bass Museum, and public library.
|Hadid's London Aquatics Center|
"This is a great opportunity for the City of Miami Beach to expand its commitment to leading-edge architectural design," Mayor Matti Bower said in a statement. "Even our parking garages are more than a group of parking spaces. Some have become destinations within themselves and have attained individual iconic status. Every building can be a work of art. We are pleased to work with Ms. Hadid and we are delighted with her contemporary and brilliant design for our newest parking garage."
No word on when the city and Hadid expect to begin construction on the project.
Despite the city's reputation for attracting star parking-garage designers, people who use valet will still snicker at you for parking your car by the hour.
Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.