Articles by Casey Piket

Postcard of Flagler Street in 1912

Residential Flagler Street in 1912

Given that Flagler Street is the main thoroughfare through downtown Miami today, it is hard to fathom that it was once lined with beautiful Victorian-style homes occupied by some of the city’s prominent early pioneers. The eastern portion of Flagler,…


Mayflower Restaurant on Biscayne Blvd

Mayflower Restaurant on Biscayne Boulevard

The cover photo reveals a bustling Biscayne Boulevard during the post-World War II era of downtown Miami. The late 1940s and early 1950s represented a time of tremendous growth for South Florida, while the skyline along Biscayne boulevard was lined…