Alfred I Dupont Building

Downtown Miami History Walking Tour

It was Miami’s first upscale residential section of town. Located on an avenue that spans only two-blocks, it was given the nickname ‘Short Street’. It was originally called Avenue A, but with revised street naming system in 1920, it became…


Halcyon Arcade on Flagler Street in 1935.

Halcyon Arcade on Flagler in 1935

The cover photo for this article is a street level view of the Halcyon Arcade #4 from Flagler Street in 1935. During the period that Thomas Peters owned the hotel and land around it (1914-1921), he built several arcades to…