39 Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Sustain Building in Virginia Key, Florida

In 2013, the Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Sustain Building opened on the campus of the University of Miami’s Marine Technology and Life Sciences complex on Virginia Key, Florida. Inside is a wind-wave surge simulator that can generate the effects of a category 5 hurricane in three dimensions. Its benefactor was the founder of the Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Company. He was also an avid sports fisherman. In 1953 he caught a 1,560 pound black marlin off the coast of Peru that still holds the record.

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4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149-1031

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