South Beach Lifeguard Tower Long Sleeve Shirt

$31.00

  • Unisex long sleeve t-shirt
    • T-shirt sizes: S – 2XL 
    • T-shirt colors: black and white 
    • Made of 100% fine ring-spun combed cotton for a soft, smooth tight knit; 4.3 oz. 
    • Fine cotton jersey is lightweight but durable. Use fabric care instructions. 
    • Unisex cut for both men and women. Check the size guide for the best fit. 
    • Set-in 1×1 baby rib collar 
    • Printed in the USA with eco-friendly water-based inks. 

    Check the size guide to determine the best fit

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Description

Not your ordinary lifeguard tower. Several of these colorful towers sprinkle the sands of South Beach, Florida.

After Hurricane Andrew, architect William Lane donated his design services to the city and created most the of lifeguard towers. The towers instantly became symbols of a revived Miami Beach. After renovating The Tides hotel, Ilija Mosscrop was commissioned to design the 10th Street “Bed” tower by Chris Blackwell, The Tides owner. Mosscrop collaborated with his father, Stuart, on the tower design. Two towers were the result of art competitions. Veteran lifeguard Hank Oppenborn of Ocean Rescue designed two more towers. Of course, lifeguards consider the Oppenborn towers the most ideal to work in.

On vacation, I captured this picture of the 10th Street Lifeguard Tower on South Beach. The colorful and elaborate lifeguard tower intrigued me, so I took a quick snap with my iPhone. Despite my love of the iPhone camera, the quality of its images surprises me. If I’d known the history behind the Miami Beach lifeguard towers, I would have gone on a documentary mission.

his image and design are subject to copyright laws and are the property of Carla Durham. No photograph or design may be reproduced, downloaded, copied, stored, manipulated, or used whole or in part of a derivative work without permission from Carla Durham. Use of any photos or text without the consent of Carla Durham will serve as a violation of copyright.

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Unisex Long Sleeve Shirts

South Beach Lifeguard Tower Long Sleeve Shirt

This sizing chart is approximate.

Chest:
Measure under arms around the fullest part of the chest. Be sure to keep tape level across back and comfortably loose.

InchesSMLXL2XL
Chest Width3740434751
Length2829303132

Size Chart

S M L XL 2XL
Chest (inches) 37 40 43 47 51
Front Length (inches) 28 29 30 31 32