dr james jackson

Santa Lucia Steamer in 1899

Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1899

It is hard to imagine that a simple mosquito bite could lead to an epidemic that would quarantine an entire city for several months. If you live in South Florida, it is nearly impossible to avoid being bitten by the…


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…


Cover: Homewood at 1627 Brickell Avenue

Brickell’s Millionaire Row – Homewood

Following the sale of his home and office in 1916, Dr. James Jackson moved his family to 300 Boulevard in downtown Miami. The street was later renamed to Biscayne Boulevard, but the Jackson family moved to the Brickell Neighborhood long…