Anchor Chain Fence

Simpson Park along Fifteenth Road in 1935

Walking Tour: Brickell Bay Drive to Simpson Park

This walking tour will show and describe one of the Brickell Avenue neighborhood’s upscale subdivisions. When the area south of the Miami River was called “Southside”, the Point View subdivision was the place for the wealthy to purchase their winter homes. Hear the stories and learn about the families the made Point View their home.


Anchor Chain Fence in 1930s

Anchor Chain Fence on Brickell Avenue

One of the Southside neighborhood’s most popular tourist attractions was an anchor chain fence along Brickell Avenue and SE Fourteenth Street. This fence caught the attention of sightseers and tourists during its time enveloping the Brickell Avenue corner from 1917…