Reality star's Star Island home may be approved for demolition

Published On: Mar 11 2013 02:16:22 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 05 2013 02:28:45 PM EST

A South Florida reality TV star may get approval to tear down her Star Island home.

PHOTOS: Take a look at the Star Island home

Bravo's "Real Housewives of Miami" star, Lisa Hochstein and her husband and plastic surgeon, Leonard Hochstein will attend a hearing Tuesday, March 5, with Miami Beach's Design Review Board. The meeting will determine whether they can begin tearing down their 1920s home and start construction on a new home.

READ: Design Review Board memo concerning 42 Star Island Drive

Preservationists have been fighting to prevent the demolition of the 88-year-old house and have been attempting to get the board to deem the property a historic landmark.

The Miami Design Preservation League can appeal the decision if the board rules the Hochteins can begin bulldozing their home.


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