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Melvin Grossman

Died: 2003-11-10
Primary Profession: Architect
URL (bibliographic):
Notes & References: works completed chiefly in Florida
known for Miami Modern style (MIMO)

Caesars Palace has had a new architect for every new owner, it seems. In 1966, Jay Sarno hired Melvin Grossman to deliver a convex tower and a mix of statuary ranging from late Greek to Renaissance, ostensibly to approximate ancient Rome.

"Miami Beach Getting New Hotel." New York Times. 21 October 1962. [Online]. Accessed from on September 4, 2008. ASL File #: NAF MEL 2

"Melvin Grossman, architect, passed away Nov. 10, 2003. Mr. Grossman designed many high rises and hotels in Miami and elsewhere. Some of his noted work includes the Doral Country Club, Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and the Acapulco Princess Hotel in Mexico." accessed from: Chicago Tribune. Chicago, Ill.: Nov 13, 2003. pg. 12 ASL File#: NAF MEL 1

Nash, Eric Peter, and Randall C. Robinson. "MiMo :Miami Modern Revealed." San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2004. Arch Bk Stks NA735 M4 N37 2004.