Postcard of Brickell Bay Drive in 1950s

Brickell Bay Drive in 1950s

Brickell Bay Drive is one of the many busy roads within the Brickell neighborhood. It is lined with high rises and construction cranes. It is also congested with automobile and pedestrian traffic on most days. The cover photo is a…



Hotel Miami

Hotel Miami Burned Down in 1899

On November 12, 1899, the Hotel Miami burned to the ground, along with several other businesses including the Miami Metropolis. This was the second major fire in Miami’s brief history. The Hotel Miami was less than three years old when…


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Ocean Ranch Hotel pool in 1960s

Ocean Ranch Hotel Pool in 1960s

The featured photo is a post card of the Ocean Ranch Hotel pool in the 1960s. The pool was part of an annex to the original hotel which can be seen in the background behind the neon sign displaying the…