Articles by Casey Piket

Bentley Estate on August 24, 1962

Bentley Estate on Star Island

By the early 1920s, Miami and Miami Beach began to experience a population explosion based on the promise of beautiful year-round weather and the opulence of the tropics. This promise…



An-Nell Apartments in 2022

An-Nell Hotel on Miami Beach

On June 15, 2022, the South Florida local news stations led their evening broadcast with a story about a building on Miami Beach that had to be evacuated due to…



Edwards Apartments at 953 Collins Avenue

Hotel Evans on Miami Beach

There were many hotels constructed on Miami Beach during the mid to late 1930s at a time when South Florida was beginning to show signs of recovery after experiencing economic…