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The 6,566-seat grandstand of the Commodore Munroe Stadium, named for Coconut Grove pioneer and boating enthusiast Ralph Munroe, was completed in 1963. Engineering work for the Stadium was done by Jack Meyer of Dignum Engineers and the Stadium was designed by Hilario Candela, then a 28 year old architect with the firm Pancoast, Ferendino, Skeels, Grafton and Burnham. Poured entirely in concrete, with a hyperbolic parabaloid roof structure, it consists of a dramatically cantilevered folded-plate roof supported by eight big slanted columns anchored in the ground through the grandstand.

During the period from 1963 to 1992 ... Read more -->http:/​/​www.​marinestadium.​org/​

Excellent Video from back in the day:
http:/​/​www.​youtube.​com/​watch?v=chLrqmuak7g
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