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Chateau Miami at Petit Douy in 2020

Petit Douy in Brickell

At what was once the southern edge of the city of Miami, at the corner of Fifteenth Road and Brickell Avenue, stands a unique French chateau on an oolitic limestone ridge that is one of the highest points in Miami’s…


Morningside Park

Miami’s Morningside Neighborhood – Part 2 of 2

With the demise of the great real estate Boom of the mid-1920s, and the destructiveness of a hurricane following closely on its heels in 1926, Miami fell into an economic depression three years before the rest of the nation. While…


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,…


Street in Morningside Neighborhood

Miami’s Morningside Neighborhood – Part 1 of 2

Standing between Biscayne Bay and points west of Biscayne Boulevard from Northeast Fifty-Fifth Street to Sixtieth Street, the northern portion of the Morningside neighborhood is a textbook example of a neighborhood exhibiting resilience. During the 1960s and 70s, while residents…


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…