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Miami Beach Municipal Auditorium

 
 
Miami Beach Municipal Auditorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 25, 2019
1. Miami Beach Municipal Auditorium Marker
Inscription.  

Miami Beach Municipal Auditorium
1950 1951
Dedicated to the memory of the men and women of our community who have served their country in peace and in war to preserve our American heritage of democracy.

This building is tangible evidence of twenty-five years of devoted service by Claude A. Renshaw, City Manager of the City of Miami Beach, through whose inspiration and planning our city achieved its outstanding growth and prosperity, and this auditorium grew from a dream to a reality.
Harold Turk, Mayor

Councilmen
William Burbridge ∙ D. Lee Powell ∙ Marcie Liberman ∙ Maurice Klein ∙ Melvin J. Richard ∙ Burnett Roth ∙Herbert A. Frink ∙ Ralph C. Pole ∙ Louis F. Snedigar ∙ Morris N. Lipp, City Engineer ∙ C.W. Thomlinson, City Clerk ∙ Ben J. Shepard, City Attorney

Architects
Russell T. Pancoast & Associates – Henry Honauser – L. Murray Dixon

Contractors
L. & M. Miller Co. – Zaret Construction Corp.
 
Erected 1951.
 
Location.
An additional 1976 marker for the Miami Beach Theater of the Performing Arts image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 25, 2019
2. An additional 1976 marker for the Miami Beach Theater of the Performing Arts
25° 47.581′ N, 80° 7.963′ W. Marker is in Miami Beach, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Memorial is on Jackie Gleason Drive south of Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Miami Beach FL 33139, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jackie Gleason (a few steps from this marker); First Church on Miami Beach (approx. 0.2 miles away); Simón Bolívar (approx. 0.3 miles away); José Martí (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carlos J. Finlay (approx. 0.3 miles away); Melvin J. Richard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Egyptian Filling Station (approx. half a mile away); Barbara Baer Capitman (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miami Beach.
 
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Miami Beach Municipal Auditorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 25, 2019
3. Miami Beach Municipal Auditorium Marker
The marker is towards the right of the entrance to the building, now the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater. The Jackie Gleason artwork and marker can also be seen in this view, towards the left.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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