Ralph Middleton Munroe Miami Marine Stadium
Built in 1963 by Pancoast, Ferendino, Grafton, Skeels and Burnham.
With its dramatically cantilevered, folded-plate concrete roof, the stadium demonstrates the incipient prowess of concrete construction in elaborating a civic tropical architecture. The facility was a fi rst of its kind when completed, and the simple palette of exposed concrete, block and stucco makes for an elegant sculptural object. Its cantilevered design placed the roof’s supporting posts well to the rear of the stands, allowing for unobstructed views from most seats. The location on Virginia Key provides a memorable location for waterborne events with Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline as a backdrop.
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