Tuesday January 16, 2007

MaEx links to Beth Dunlop’s writeup of the unappealing new South Beach lifeguard stands. Here is the one I photographed last year, and here they are under construction.

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  1. b.a.c.    Tue Jan 16, 10:43 AM #  

    got a link to the old lifeguard stands?



  2. alesh    Tue Jan 16, 12:11 PM #  

    There are zillions of them on flickr, but maybe someone has a link to a particularly iconic set?



  3. j-j    Tue Jan 16, 05:07 PM #  

    Hey dudes! Just read the Herald piece- it has pictures of the old ones on a slide section



  4. alesh    Tue Jan 16, 06:21 PM #  

    Try this: flickr search for ‘lifeguard, miami’. I also found two sets, but neither is quite what I had in mind, and they mix old and new. Ah well…



  5. Blingtown    Mon Jan 22, 05:23 PM #  

    There are two good designs that won the design competition from a couple of years ago and they are ready-to-roll. The problem is that public works in the city is locked into these designs as the perfect compromise between lifeguard needs, (many of them are complaining), and hurricane survivablity. So, it will be difficult to adapt the designs from the competition.