Miami Daily News Tower in 1925.

Miami News Freedom Tower

The Miami News/Freedom Tower is one of the area’s most iconic buildings. It is a National Landmark property, the highest status accorded to a historic building or site, and is a stately structure, sheathed in a Spanish Plateresque style, hovering…

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News

Rum Bags on Ship During Prohibition.

Seizure of Illegal Contraband in 1927

On July 13, 1927, a Miami News headline reported that a seizure of $250,000 in illegal contraband was poured into the gulf-stream as part of a crackdown during prohibition. The first paragraph of the article read: “Federal, city and county…

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Frazure House on Biscayne Blvd in 1917

Frazure House on Biscayne Blvd in 1917

Anton Hulman was a successful businessman from Terre Haute, Indiana, when he purchased his retirement home on The Boulevard in the late 1890s. This residence was located at 1100 Boulevard in today’s downtown Miami on the southwest corner of Biscayne…

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