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Small British Seaside Town Wants to be a Little More 'Miami'

The small British seaside town of Weston is thinking of painting the Art Deco buildings in its city center in bright colors inspired by Miami, and they might get some real Miamians to do it. After reading about the proposal in the Weston Mercury (via Curbed Miami), Kristian Toimil, a Miami resident and leader of HandsOn Miami, an organization which paints abandoned buildings, emailed the man behind the Weston project, town councilor and historian John Crockford-Hawley, to suggest a 'paint-swap' of sort.

More images of the potential transformation this way. >>