NBWW will be architect on three Miami Beach projects

Miami /
Feb.February 02, 2015 02:06 PM

Coral Gables-based Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates (NBWW) announced Monday that it will be the lead architect for the historic restoration and renovation of three new Miami Beach projects from South of Fifth to North Collins Avenue.

The projects include Kimpton’s The Angler’s Hotel, the North Tower of The Fontainebleau Miami Beach and The Versailles, located in the new Faena District.

“The historic architecture of Miami Beach is what defines the city’s spirit,” NBWW partner, Don F. Wolfe, Jr. said in a press release. “We are honored to continuously be tasked with restoring these iconic properties, while infusing them with textures and finishes for the 21st century and beyond in the hopes that generations to come will marvel in Miami Beach’s architectural splendor.”

The renovation to Kimpton’s The Angler’s Hotel, at 660 Washington Avenue, mimics the original 1930s Art Deco structure and site while adding a tinge of modernity. The NBWW team plans on expanding the hotel’s existing five-story, 45-room building with a new tower that will include a grand arrival lobby and lobby bar, lush landscaping, a 7,000-square-foot rooftop pool deck, 1,400-square-feet of meeting space and 84 additional guest rooms, according to the press release. The hotel’s existing restaurant, 660 at The Angler’s, will also be updated to reflect the new vision for the property.

The Fontainebleau Miami Beach, originally designed in the 1950s by famed architect Morris Lapidus, underwent a $1 billion renovation by NBWW in 2008. The firm has been asked to make updates to the Miami Beach property again and will be adding a two-story, all-glass rooftop addition to the North Tower, featuring nine one- and two-bedroom suites — complete with private rooftop gardens, outdoor spa pools and ocean views.

The Versailles Hotel was originally designed in the late 1930s by architect and pioneer of Miami Beach Art Deco Roy France. The 12-story building will be now be renovated by NBWW as a luxury residential condo tower situated in the Faena District. According to a press release, interior designer Studio Sofield will assist in the design of the grand lobby and 22 custom luxury residences. The structure was last renovated in the 1950s, but the firm wants to make sure it maintains its original Art Deco design from the 1930s, including its original plaster ceilings, stone columns and glass corner windows to offer more natural light.

NBWW was also the lead architect for the recently opened The EDITION Miami Beach — originally the 1950s Seville Hotel — owned and developed by Marriott International and Ian Schrager. — Kristina Puga


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