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NE First Avenue in 1920

Meetup: Historic Buildings in Downtown Miami

The 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.


Soldiers marching on Royal Palm Park in 1898.

Miami and the Spanish American War – Part 2 of 3

As noted in part one of this series, Miami finally secured a military training camp in June of 1898 as fighting continued in Cuba between the United States and Spain over the issue of Cuban independence. The work of the…


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…