Olive Brickell

Former William Brickell III residence at 631 Brickell Avenue in 1950s

William Brickell III Residence in 1958

By the mid-1950s, a lot of the fine residences lining Brickell Avenue had begun to disappear in the name of progress. The neighborhood was evolving from single family residences to mid-rise commercial and apartment buildings during the growth period in…

Saints Peter & Paul Church

Saints Peter & Paul Church in the Roads Neighborhood

With its Romanesque flourishes, grey brick walls, and Celtic cross rising above a picturesque bell tower, Saints Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church appears to be a structure out of time and place.  The eclectic neighborhood hosting it lies just…