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Brickell Apartments in 1956

Historic Brickell Avenue Tour

This tour will tell the story of the Brickell Avenue corridor from the Miami River to Fourteenth Street. The tour will begin inside the historic Dr. James Jackson surgical center, which is now the office of Dade Heritage Trust. You will learn about Miami’s pioneer physician and how his home and surgical center was moved from downtown Miami to Southside (aka Brickell), in 1916.

History of Miami City Cemetery – Part 2 of 2

The Miami City Cemetery contains many interesting sections.  A Catholic section lies near the front of the northern half of the graveyard and contains the remains of many members of Gesu Catholic Church, known earlier as the Church of the…


Vanishing Miami Exhibit Opening

Native Miami photographer, Larry Shane, explores the Magic City’s iconic buildings and venues that have both been lost and those that are still here today to treasure. Larry is a Miami native who has been documenting landmarks, iconic places and…

Postcard of Brickell Bay Drive in 1950s

Brickell Bay Drive in 1950s

Brickell Bay Drive is one of the many busy roads within the Brickell neighborhood. It is lined with high rises and construction cranes. It is also congested with automobile and pedestrian traffic on most days. The cover photo is a…

Point View Homes

DHT Brickell Tour South Photos

Dade Heritage Trust has begun a series of Brickell neighborhood walking tours to bring awareness to a neighborhood that has changed dramatically in the last couple of decades. The area once known as South Miami or Southside, was the home…