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Last Call to Save The Senator!

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1988 Flyer “LAST CALL TO SAVE THE SENATOR!” at Miami Beach City Hall on Convention Center Drive on June 1st. BE THERE TO WITNESS THE FINAL MEETING….Join us at our monthly Happy Hour at the Strand Restaurant (671 Washington Ave.) following the Commission Meeting. Picture of Barbara Baer Capitman being escorted by police off the front of the Senator Hotel at 1201 Collins Avenue on October 12, 1988 for protesting its demolition. Sadly, the razing of the Senator started that same day. How many out there have memories of this historical time in South Beach’s history?

Barbara Baer Capitman being escorted by the police off the porch of The Senator the day of demolition.
Photograph of The Senator Hotel in 1987; courtesy of Wilson McPhert while on holiday from Australia.

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