Snowden Estate in 1923

Snowden Mansion on Miami Beach in 1923

The setting was along 44th Street and Collins Avenue in 1923, looking north at the Snowden residence which was a landmark for the beginning of an opulent new residential area in the fledgling City of Miami Beach. The residence was…

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News

Watson Residence in Downtown Miami

Watson Residence in Downtown Miami

The headline in the Miami News read “Miami’s Oldest Home Sold”, with the byline adding “Once Fashionable Watson Home Shadowed by Skyscrapers.” The story ran in the July 31, 1935, issue of the News and told the story of the…

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Photos & Videos

Postcard of Avenue B in Early 1900s

Residential Avenue B in Downtown Miami

There was a time, early in the city’s history, when downtown Miami consisted of several upscale residential areas. This postcard highlights one of those quarters along Avenue B, or today’s SE Second Avenue, near where Henry Flagler constructed his flagship…

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