Security Building on NE First Avenue

Security Building in Downtown Miami

Since its opening, the Security Building has seen more than its share of change. While the building’s name and tenants have turned over often through the years, its architecture and history remind us of a special time in Miami’s past….



Coconut Grove residents in 1886

Coconut Grove Pioneer Kirk Munroe

Explorer, author and adventurer are three words to describe Coconut Grove pioneer Kirk Munroe. He traveled the world and wrote stories based on his experiences. He arrived and settled in Coconut Grove ten years prior to Miami incorporating as a…


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Ali in backyard of Homewood.

Brickell’s Homewood in Ali Movie in 1977

Dr. James Jackson’s Brickell home was featured in a movie entitled “The Greatest”. The movie was about Muhammad Ali’s life and starred the boxer as himself. Ernest Borgnine starred as Angelo Dundee and James Earl Jones starred as Malcolm X….