Organization

Miami Shipbuilding Corporation Administrative Building in 1943.

Miami “Vice” Shipyard

When the Latitude on the River office and condominium complex was completed in 2007, it began a new chapter for a parcel of land with a long and storied history. The parcel came full circle when it was once again…


Elks Lodge in Downtown Miami in 1912

History of Miami Elks Lodge 948

Although the club does not meet in its original location, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (B.P.O.E.) #948 is one of the oldest fraternal organizations in Miami. The organization is referred to as the “Elks Lodge”. The club currently…


Regal Beer bottling at Miami plant in 1967

Regal Beer of Miami

The Twenty First Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified on December 5, 1933. It reversed the Eighteenth Amendment and, once again, legalized the sale and distribution of alcohol. People all over the United States hoisted their favorite alcoholic…


Miami Police Department in 1950

Miami Police Department in 1950

It has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Sometimes that thousand words knit together to tell the story of a family. Beth Fox shared a panoramic photo of the 1950 police department posed in front of…


Miami Trolley Stop in 1921

History of the Trolley in Miami

There has been a lot of discussion by city commissioners around re-instituting trolley service to provide mass transit to under served areas in Miami-Dade County. While this idea could alleviate a growing problem of urban congestion, it certainly is not…