Versace http://wlrn.org en Now Sold, Will The Former Versace Mansion In South Beach Be Preserved? http://wlrn.org/post/now-sold-will-former-versace-mansion-south-beach-be-preserved <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">On July </span>15<span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 17px;">,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">1997 Gianni Versace left for the morning paper at just before 9 a.m. Nearly everyone in Miami and a great deal of people across the world know the story.</span></p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 12:13:25 +0000 Nathaniel Sandler 22196 at http://wlrn.org Now Sold, Will The Former Versace Mansion In South Beach Be Preserved? Former Versace Mansion In Miami Beach Auctioned For $41.5M http://wlrn.org/post/former-versace-mansion-miami-beach-auctioned-415m <p>The former Versace mansion fetched a top bid of $41.5 million from a group that included New York’s Nakash family, which controls Jordache Enterprises, at a court-ordered bankruptcy auction Tuesday.</p><p>After the auction, Joe Nakash, the winning bidder and owner of the Victory Hotel next door, said he plans to ask for the right to use the Versace name and operate the mansion as a hotel in conjunction with the Victor.</p><p>Lamar P. Fisher of Fisher Auction Co. conducted the auction Tuesday morning inside the ornate 10-bedroom, 11-bath mansion.</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:03:40 +0000 Martha Brannigan 20734 at http://wlrn.org Former Versace Mansion In Miami Beach Auctioned For $41.5M