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De La Cruz Collection Contemporary ArtSpace
23 NE 41st St, Miami, FL
(305) 576-6112 ‎ ·

The De La Cruz Contemporary Art Space--definitely worth a visit--"One of the best things about the De La Cruz Contemporary Art Space is that it is never static. Opened in 2009 in a specially built 300,000-square-foot building in the Design District, the light and airy space became the latest addition to Miami’s public exhibition halls founded and run by major private collectors. Carlos and Rosa de la Cruz had been acquiring art for a quarter of a century and showing it to the public at their house, but they decided to move some of it to a more accessible place that would also serve as an educational center, an arts center that would never sit still. So along with highlighting works from the permanent collection, there are a variety of changing exhibits, a project room set aside for solo shows from local and international artists, and lectures. . . ." Read more here:

Ian Schrager and the $34M Miami Condo Mansion in Sky

March 8 (Bloomberg) -- Ian Schrager, chairman and chief executive officer of Ian Schrager Co., talks about the sale for $34 million of two unfinished penthouse condominiums at the Edition in Miami Beach, a project Schrager is developing with Marriot International Inc. Schrager speaks with Betty Liu on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)


Billionaires Club Grows as do High-End Home Prices

Around the world, a growing number of billionaires are purchasing homes at record prices, and reports suggest that the luxury-buying ballet is likely poised for a sustained performance.

Billionaires’ Club Grows as do High-End Home Prices - ". . . . London, Miami and New York came to epitomize the so-called safe-haven market in 2012. Even with burgeoning demand from the wealthy for property — as a safer and potentially more profitable investment than stock markets and other financial instruments — the number of “desirable locations remains virtually static,” Knight Frank said. So buyers continue to focus on these few “key hubs.” . . . . "

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Erwin Harris, Miami businessman and adventurer, dies at 91

". . . . Besides his professional endeavors, Harris pursued his passion for archeology and art. He studied the Silk Road and traveled many times for archaeological expeditions through Central Asia and China, once witnessing the massacre of student protestors in Tiananmen Square in 1989. “We always speculated whether his activities found him in the right places at wrong times or the wrong places at the right times,” Terri said. “Whatever it was, he was there.” Harris was a founder and former president of Friends of Art, a support group for the Lowe Museum at the University of Miami and a board member of the Miami Art Center. . . ."
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Wealth Without Borders: up-and-coming Miami

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BBC - Changing Fortunes - Wealth Without Borders: "To be wealthy is to be mobile. And with so many international super rich now able to move around the globe at will, certain destinations are proving a magnet. The super rich are becoming more and more transient, drawn to global megacities such as London and New York. We ask new London residents like Zhu Mingming why. The episode analyses the attraction of London, fast becoming the number one city for the itinerant mega-rich, and its up-and-coming rivals such as Miami."

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