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….



Collins Bridge in 1912

Work Began on Collins Bridge in 1912

On July 22, 1912, work began on the Collins bridge to connect Miami to the future Miami Beach. John Collins used material extracted while digging the Collins Canal as fill for the roadbed. However, several obstacles slowed the project to…


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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….