Alfred I. duPont Building. One of the first skyscrapers in Miami, the Alfred I. duPont Building was constructed on the site of the demolished Hotel Halcyon from 1937 to 1939. This October 28, paranormal investigator Marlene Pellicer will lead a tour of the duPont, hosted by Exile Books in partnership with Lemon Yellow and the Downtown Development Authority. The tour will be accompanied by the release of a zine made with heat-sensitive paper designed for documentation of supernatural encounters.
For Melissa and Quincy the serendipitous nature of their “chance” encounters certainly seems more fatalistic than random. One may go even further by saying their eventual coming together as husband and wife was altogether guided by a hire power… Having initially met in the school dining hall, Quincy was immediately drawn to Melissa who sat in preparation for exams.
The beginning and end of this report on the use of drones to take wedding photos was filmed in the Alfred I. DuPont building, which is described as “a historic location which is a popular venue for people to have weddings”. The high ceiling of the DuPont building allows the drone to have plenty of room to move around and to get a great overhead view that couples are reporting “they must have” for their wedding album.
This advertisement for the expensive and fancy Elysée O Boticário perfume filmed entirely in and outside the Alfred I. DuPont building depict an elegant woman walking into a grandiose bank and into the vault. She opens her safe deposit box and withdraws a bottle of the perfume, which emphasizes its high value and quality.
The bank teller booths and vault of the Alfred I. DuPont building serve as the location for several masked men taking hostages in a Finnish advertisement for Elisa Saunalahti Huoleton 4G phone service. The luxurious walls of the building accentuate the high quality of the service being advertised.
“The performance culminated with a group of 18 students walking into the audience and leading guests in a dance and music parade across the red-carpeted street to the Dupont Building for dinner and dancing. The cocktail reception took place in the building’s north ballroom, where more actors, dancers, writers, musicians, and cinematographers staged vignette performances representing their artistic discipline.”
“In 2001 the mezzanine level began its utilization as a special events venue. With opulent brass gates and soaring 30-foot ceilings, the venue has quickly become a highly sought-after event space for enterprising clientele looking for Miami style and glamour. With 22,000 square feet of space, complete with teller windows, bank vaults and ballrooms, this repurposed building can offer a unique vibe to your next corporate event.“
Though they met in Caracas, Venezuela, Astrid Alves and Andy Gilon dated for a year before Astrid was accepted to a master’s degree program in North Carolina. Already deeply in love, they decided to make it work. Their three year long-distance relationship was worth the wait with their extravagant and romantic wedding reception held in the Alfred J. DuPont building’s south ballroom.
Filmmakers and film enthusiasts alike danced, toasted, and had laughed with friends to celebrate the 33rd annual Miami International Film Festival. The beautiful Alfred I. DuPont building served as the perfect venue for this festive occasion, with a live mariachi band and cake.