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The Miami Club in 1911

Short History of The Miami Club

In the first decade of the last century, many of Miami’s downtown business leaders felt the need to establish an organization to promote the virtues of living and doing business in Miami. Although less than fifteen years old in 1909,…

Downtown Miami History Walking Tour

It was Miami’s first upscale residential section of town. Located on an avenue that spans only two-blocks, it was given the nickname ‘Short Street’. It was originally called Avenue A, but with revised street naming system in 1920, it became…

NE First Avenue in 1920

Meetup: Historic Buildings in Downtown Miami

The meetup on Thursday, October 24th will take place at the historic Security Building in downtown Miami. Today it is the home of We Work and is one many historic downtown buildings that is part of a national historic district for downtown Miami. The meetup will go from 6:00pm – 8:00pm EDT.

Elvis performs at historic Olympia Theater

Elvis Performs at Olympia Theater in 1956

If he were still alive today, Elvis Presley would have turned 81 years of age on January 8th, 2016. While everyone is familiar with the story of Elvis’ ascent to the King of Rock and Roll, not many are aware…

Flagler Street

Town Hall Meeting – Flagler Streetscape Beautification Project

Join us for a Town Hall Meeting on the Flagler Street Beautification Project. Learn the historical significance of Flagler Street, view graphic renderings and physical hardscape mockups, and study the phasing map – detailing project phases with an anticipated construction schedule.