If at first you don't succeed, try again ... and again.
After finding success with the original Gansevoort in NYC, the father and son team of William and Michael Achenbaum opened the mid-beach mega hotel as the Gansevoort South in 2008. In 2010, the duo lost control of the property when it was bought up by Credit Suisse. Then last year the bank sold the property to Starwood Capital. The new owners rebranded the hotel as the Perry, but that appears to have been only a temporary move.
Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.