Miami Beach’s Deauville Hotel, Made Famous By The Beatles, Poised For A Comeback – CBS Miami

MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – “Here come the Beatles, here they come!” 7,000 faint-hearted followers greeted the Fab Four on the MIA tarmac again in 1964. 

“He kissed my hand, kissed my hand!” one adoring fan shouted. 

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The Beatles, who say they’d by no means seen palm bushes earlier than touchdown in Miami, ultimately made their approach to the world-famous Deauville Hotel for an unforgettable look on The Ed Sullivan Show, the place they carried out, amongst a number of songs, “Saw Her Standing There.” 

But, barely standing now, the world well-known Deauville Hotel, the place the Beatles performed that February night time in Miami Beach, worn over time, shuttered 5 years in the past – {an electrical} hearth lastly an excessive amount of for its present homeowners. 

“There was an electrical fire that caused it to be abandoned, and its been neglected ever since,” stated David Winker, an legal professional for the Miami Design Preservation League. 

Leaving a bitter word for therefore many in Miami Beach — till now.

“We’re excited that there’s now someone else taking over the stewardship. We remain committed to preserving our history,” added Winker. 

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Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber simply introduced Dolphins proprietor and actual property developer Stephen Ross is teaming up with world-famous architect Frank Gehry, who designed Miami’s New World Symphony, to reimagine and rebuild the Deauville.

“Much like the new world symphony, which is also another frank Gehary building, what’s amazing is it will become an iconic area of the city, a cultural area of the city,” added Gelber. 

But, one which Winker and the Miami Design Preservation League insist must be preserved, regardless of engineering reviews that suggest the Deauville’s demolition. 

“It has to be demolished,” stated Gelber. 

Winker added, “We disagree, and we have a peer report that says that’s just not true, it’s really a matter of cost.”

A battle the Miami Design Preservation League says it should proceed to battle.

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Just having fun with, for now, that the way forward for the Deauville would possibly as soon as once more quickly seem like its wealthy previous.

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