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SE Second Avenue in Downtown Miami

SE Second Avenue in Downtown Miami
Cover: SE Second Avenue in 1947. This article features two photos of a similar northbound...

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Aquila in Brickell

Aquila in Brickell
Cover: Aquila in Brickell in 2020 On April 30, 1986, the 33-story Lincoln Tower reached...

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SE First Street in 1935

SE First Street in 1935
Figure 1: Similar vantage of SE First Street in 1935 and 2020 A street once...

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Brickell’s SE Thirteenth Street in 1952

Brickell’s SE Thirteenth Street in 1952
Figure 1: Same vantage in 1952 & 2020 This photograph was shot at the end...

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Overtown Residences & Miami Post in 1935

Overtown Residences & Miami Post in 1935
Cover: Overtown Duplex Complex on December 31, 1935 The featured photograph is of a row...

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Relaxing in Royal Palm Park in 1920

Relaxing in Royal Palm Park in 1920
Cover: Royal Palm Park in 1920 Royal Palm Park represented many things for Miami residents...

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Avenue 3 in Downtown Miami

Avenue 3 in Downtown Miami
Cover: Avenue A in early 1900s. Avenue 3 is a short street long on historic...

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Hahn Building in Downtown Miami

Hahn Building in Downtown Miami
Cover: Hahn Building in 2018 The Hahn Building is an historically designated structure located at...

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Mouth of the Miami River in 1925

Mouth of the Miami River in 1925
Aerial of Miami River in 1925 This featured photo provides a glimpse of the mouth...

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Oxford Hotel on North Miami Avenue

Oxford Hotel on North Miami Avenue
Cover: Oxford Hotel in Ullendorff Building on February 24, 1946. The featured photo is of...

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South Bayshore Drive in 1925

South Bayshore Drive in 1925
Cover: South Bayshore Drive looking south in 1925 The featured photograph provides a glimpse of...

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Frazure House on Biscayne Blvd in 1917

Frazure House on Biscayne Blvd in 1917
Cover: Frazure House on Biscayne Blvd in 1917 Anton Hulman was a successful businessman from...

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Avenue D Looking North in 1896

Avenue D Looking North in 1896
Cover: Avenue D in 1896. The featured photo looks north on Avenue D in 1896...

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Holleman Park Methodist Church

Holleman Park Methodist Church
Figure 1: Holleman Park Methodist Church in January of 1953 As one drives west on...

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NE First Street Looking in East in 1920

NE First Street Looking in East in 1920
Figure 1: NE First Street looking East in 1920 The featured photo was taken in...

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Northeast First Street in 1924

Northeast First Street in 1924
Cover: NE First Street & NE Third Avenue in 1924 looking southwest. The photograph of...

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Bayfront Park Bandshell in 1928

Bayfront Park Bandshell in 1928
Bandshell in Bayfront Park in 1928 Less than two years after the opening of Bayfront...

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Royal Palm Hotel from Brickell Point

Royal Palm Hotel from Brickell Point
Figure 1: Royal Palm Hotel from Brickell Point in 1900. The photograph featured in this...

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Paul George Tours for 30 Years

Paul George Tours for 30 Years
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTPLRUI0onU Paul George and HistoryMiami have been partnered for the past thirty years to provide...

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Olympia Theater Property in 1904

Olympia Theater Property in 1904
Cover: Future location of Olympia Theater in 1904. The center of the photograph features the...

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Construction on Biscayne Blvd in 1925

Construction on Biscayne Blvd in 1925
North Bay Shore Drive in 1925. It was common for the Miami News Metropolis to...

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Coconut Grove Boat Tour by HistoryMiami

Coconut Grove Boat Tour by HistoryMiami
HistoryMiami offered a new boat tour of Coconut Grove on Sunday, August 27, 2017. The...

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Brickell’s Homewood in Ali Movie in 1977

Brickell’s Homewood in Ali Movie in 1977
Dr. James Jackson’s Brickell home was featured in a movie entitled “The Greatest”. The movie...

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Fort Dallas Park Subdivsion in 1910s

Fort Dallas Park Subdivsion in 1910s
Fort Dallas Park Subdivision The cover photo is of the Fort Dallas Park subdivision in...

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La Casa Reposada

La Casa Reposada
Cover: La Casa Reposada in June, 2017 A beautiful home with fascinating history. The video...

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S&S Diner After History Tour in 1986

S&S Diner After History Tour in 1986
Cover: S&S Diner in 1986 The cover photo is a picture of attendees of a...

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SW Second Ave Bridge in 2000

SW Second Ave Bridge in 2000
Cover: SW Second Ave Bridge looking south in 2000. The cover photo is a picture...

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Whitey Bulger Arrested in Miami Beach in 1955

Whitey Bulger Arrested in Miami Beach in 1955
James "Whitey" Bulger mug shot. The featured photo is a mug shot of James “Whitey”...

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Homes on Brickell Avenue in 1910s

Homes on Brickell Avenue in 1910s
Featured: Homes being built on the west side of 1400 block of Brickell Avenue. The...

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Aerial View of Omni Mall in Early 1980s

Aerial View of Omni Mall in Early 1980s
Aerial View of Omni Mall in Early 1980s The featured photo is an aerial view...

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Extension of SE First Street in 1925

Extension of SE First Street in 1925
Figure 1: SE First Street in 1925 In preparation for the opening of the newly...

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Entrance to Castlereagh Apartments

Entrance to Castlereagh Apartments
Cover: Front entrance to Castlereagh Apartments in 1951. The cover photo is a picture of...

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Ocean Ranch Hotel Pool in 1960s

Ocean Ranch Hotel Pool in 1960s
Cover: Ocean Ranch Hotel pool in 1960s The featured photo is a post card of...

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Aerial View from Miami Daily News Tower in 1930

Aerial View from Miami Daily News Tower in 1930
Cover: Looking North from Miami Daily News Tower in 1930 The featured photo was taken...

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Edna Rickmers Home Prior to First Presbyterian

Edna Rickmers Home Prior to First Presbyterian
Cover: Home of Edna Rickmers in mid-1940s Prior to the First Presbyterian Church, the lot...

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Demolition of Brickell Mansion in 1958

Demolition of Brickell Mansion in 1958
Brickell Mansion demolished in 1958 On Wednesday, February 26, 1958, one of the many iconic...

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First Poured Concrete Home in Miami

First Poured Concrete Home in Miami
Cover: Waddell home in 1915 The first poured concrete home in the City of Miami...

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George Merrick’s Office on Flagler Street

George Merrick’s Office on Flagler Street
Cover: Merrick Building at 158 Flagler Street in 1921 At the time that George Merrick...

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Miami Museum Projects Making Progress

Miami Museum Projects Making Progress
1000 Museum Condos on April 24th, 2016 Despite setbacks for both the Frost Science Museum...

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First Passenger Train Arrives in Miami

First Passenger Train Arrives in Miami
FEC Locomotive #12 to Miami on April 22, 1896 On April 22, 1896, the first...

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Jackson Home & Office Being Moved in 1916

Jackson Home & Office Being Moved in 1916
Figure 1: Dr. Jackson office and home on Twelfth Street on August 16th, 1916. Courtesy...

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Easter Parade on Flagler Street

Easter Parade on Flagler Street
Easter Parade on Flagler Street Happy Easter!! The photograph depicts an Easter Sunday Parade on...

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Mystery of the Miami Circle

Mystery of the Miami Circle
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7Vf8ECRoBE This BBC documentary provides the story of the discovery of the Miami Circle. The...

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Al Capone’s Miami, Paradise or Purgatory?

Al Capone’s Miami, Paradise or Purgatory?
Al Capone's Miami December 25, 2015 A new book on Al Capone’s time in Miami...

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Photographs of Miami Beach by Andy Sweet (1970s)

Photographs of Miami Beach by Andy Sweet (1970s)
Andy Sweet December 19th, 2015 Andy Sweet was a Miami Beach native resident who had...

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Miami Beach Fabulous 50s Documentary

Miami Beach Fabulous 50s Documentary
December 11th, 2015 Great documentary of life in Miami Beach during the 1950s. The Beach...

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1950 US Senate Florida Election – Smathers v Pepper

1950 US Senate Florida Election – Smathers v Pepper
George Smathers casting vote in 1950 November 14th, 2015 In the middle of the Twentieth...

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Gesu Catholic School in Downtown Miami

Gesu Catholic School in Downtown Miami
Gesu Catholic School This month’s Picture Story in the Biscayne Times features Gesu Catholic Church....

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Cuban Missile Crisis in October of 1962

Cuban Missile Crisis in October of 1962
Miami News Headline on October 23rd, 1962 October 14th, 2015 October 14th, 1962 began a...

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Booklet of 1926 Hurricane in South Florida

Booklet of 1926 Hurricane in South Florida
1926 Hurricane Booklet September 19th, 2015 Beginning on September 17th and continuing on September 18th,...

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Purvis Young – Miami’s Original Street Artist

Purvis Young – Miami’s Original Street Artist
Purvis Young at work October 23rd, 2015 Purvis Young was using the streets of Miami...

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Overtown and Good Bread Alley

Overtown and Good Bread Alley
A short video on You Tube reflecting on the early days of Overtown when it...

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The Way We Worked in Miami – Pinecrest Gardens

The Way We Worked in Miami – Pinecrest Gardens
Lecture given by Dr. Paul George at Pinecrest Gardens discussing 100 years of Miami History...

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