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The Carlyle, Miami

The Carlyle, Miami

The Carlyle is another iconic landmark in South Beach. Its façade remains virtually unchanged since the original building was completed in 1941. The Carlyle frequently serves as a backdrop in Hollywood movies - you may have seen it in Scarface, The Birdcage, Random Hearts, Bad Boys and more.

The design of The Carlyle combines contemporary architecture with rounded edges and a stand-out paint scheme that catches everyone's attention. It was a natural fit for being the place of the gay nightclub in the movie The Birdcage.

A short walk from Gianni Versace’s former mansion, this historic building was designed by the late German architect Richard Kiehnel and opened its door as a hotel in 1941. The Carlyle is now a private residential building with condos available for vacation rental.

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Sight Name: The Carlyle
Sight Location: Miami, USA
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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