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Meetup: Historic Buildings in Downtown Miami

October 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

NE First Avenue in 1920

The Miami History Meetup on Thursday, October 24th will take place at the historic Security Building in downtown Miami. Today it is the home of We Work and is one many historic downtown buildings that is part of a national historic district for downtown Miami. The meetup will go from 6:00pm – 8:00pm EDT.

There will be a presentation on many of the buildings that are part of a national historic district. A lot of the iconic structures in the downtown area were built during the building boom of the 1920s. We are very fortunate to still have many of these building standing today. The presentation will include old photos of this district spanning from the 1910s through modern times.

WeWork Miami Security Building

WeWork Miami Security Building

The presentation will focus on buildings that reside on both Flagler Street and East First Avenue in the downtown district. Some of the buildings that will be showcased on Flagler Street are the Olympia Theater, Miami-Dade Courthouse, and the former Walgreens, Burdines (Macys), Biscayne buildings plus many others.

Buildings that will be discussed from East First Avenue, as well as the perpendicular north and south First Streets, will include the Shoreland Arcade, Siebold, Hahn, Watson, Meyer-Keyser, Langford, Security, Post Office, District Courthouse buildings, along with the Royalton Hotel, Gesu Church and many others.

Seating is limited and seats will sell quickly. The ticket price to attend the event is $25, but you can save $5 by purchasing your ticket by October 10, 2019 using the promotional code “early”. This event will sell out quickly, so please do not wait to purchase your ticket.

You can buy your ticket(s) by clicking on the following link to get to Eventbrite: http://www.miamihistoryevent.com

You will not be charged an Eventbrite fee for this event!! Look forward to seeing you on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 6pm!

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October 24, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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WeWork Security Building
117 NE First Avenue
Miami, FL 33131 United States
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(786) 220-0658