Martinez family in 1955

Wynwood’s Little San Juan

The conclusion of World War II marked a time period of hope and change for America. The return of soldiers ...
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Curtiss planes lined up in Hialeah

Pioneer Aviator Hugh Robinson

When Hugh Robinson met Glenn Curtiss, it was more than just a chance meeting. It was the beginning of a ...
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Silver Bluff along South Bay Shore Drive

Short History of Silver Bluff

Platted in 1911 and incorporated in 1921, the town of Silver Bluff was independent for a short period of time ...
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George Merrick in 1926

George Merrick & Coral Gables

Coral Gables was more than just a master planned development erected during the building boom of the 1920s, it was ...
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Lynn Swan in Super Bowl X

Super Bowls Hosted in South Florida

As Miami prepares to host Super Bowl LIV, this podcast episode will reflect on the ten prior Super Bowls played ...
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El Jardin in 1920s

El Jardin in Coconut Grove

Once part of Coconut Grove’s Millionaire Row, El Jardin was originally the home of Pittsburgh industrialist John Bindley. The mansion ...
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Aerial of Dinner Key in 1925

Annexation of 1925

The annexation of towns and unincorporated areas of Dade County was a growth strategy for the City of Miami in ...
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Pine Tree Drive on February 18, 1926

Pine Tree Drive on Miami Beach

Pine Tree Drive on Miami Beach has been the focus of both city officials and preservationists in recent months. The ...
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Munroes at Biscayne Bay Yacht Club

Munroes of Coconut Grove

A surname very familiar to those who study Coconut Grove’s early history is Munroe. There were two unrelated families with ...
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Flagler Street in 1954

Downtown Theaters in Mid-Century Miami

In the middle decades of the last century, Miami’s downtown served as the center of activity for daily life for ...
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