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Back of Santa Maria Condo Clubhouse in 2016

Brickell’s Millionaire Row – Santa Maria

The parcel of land located at 1643 Brickell Avenue may be the most historic plot located along the former Millionaire Row in Brickell. The Santa Maria lot sits atop what is considered high ground in Miami. The former home sites…


Homewood in 1920

Brickell’s Millionaire Row – Homewood

Following the sale of his home and office in 1916, Dr. James Jackson moved his family to 300 Boulevard in downtown Miami. The street was later renamed to Biscayne Boulevard, but the Jackson family moved to the Brickell Neighborhood long…


Avenue D and Twelfth Street (Miami Avenue & Flagler Street) in 1913

Miami Avenue & Flagler Street in 1913

The photograph features a view at the corner of Avenue D and Twelfth Street in 1913. The photographer stood in the middle of the western side of the intersection facing east. If the street names don’t sound familiar, it is…


Row of Royal Palm Cottages in downtown Miami

Flagler’s Royal Palm Cottages in Downtown Miami

While the Royal Palm Hotel was being constructed in downtown Miami in the summer of 1896, Henry Flagler made a visit to Miami to inspect the progress of his grand hotel. During this visit, he noticed that his workers were…


Palm Court at 1597 Brickell Avenue

Brickell’s Millionaire Row – Palm Court

William W Wheeler was a self-made man from St. Joseph, Missouri. He represented the possibilities of the Gilded Age. Rising from very humble beginnings, Wheeler worked his way from bookkeeper to president of what was considered the largest mercantile company…