Vote underway to recognize Florida’s best new buildings

The Perez Art Museum, Miami. Image by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Perez Art Museum.

The Perez Art Museum, Miami. Image by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Perez Art Museum.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Floridians are being given a chance to recognize their favorite local buildings.

The Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Architects is holding the People’s Choice Architecture competition.

Online voting is underway through July 18. Buildings built in the past five years that contribute to the life and well-being of residents are eligible.

Among those already nominated are the new Perez Art Museum in Miami and the Perdido Key Fire Station and Community Center in Pensacola.

The Palm Beach Post reports the winners will be announced at the architecture group’s annual convention July 19 in Miami.

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Information from: The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post, http://www.pbpost.com

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The Perez Art Museum, Miami. Image by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Perez Art Museum.

The Perez Art Museum, Miami. Image by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Perez Art Museum.