Jen Renzi -- Interior Design, 5/1/2001 12:00:00 AM
The Bass Museum of Art explores the architectural history of the region in The Making of Miami Beach, 1933–1942: The Architecture of Lawrence Murray Dixon. On view from May 2nd through September 2nd, the exhibit highlights Art Deco structures by Dixon, who designed 42 hotels in the city, as well as those of his contemporaries, including Morris Lapidus, Henry Hohauser, and Robert Law Weed. Renderings and vintage photos from the museum's collection will recount the development of Miami Beach, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The exhibit inaugurates the museum's newly expanded and renovated facilities, recently given a $8.4 million overhaul by Arata Isozaki. The Bass Museum, 2121 Park Avenue; call (305) 642-0723.