Monday, September 1, 2014

South Beach Art Deco Hotels by L. Murray Dixon

South Beach hotels designed by L. Murray Dixon, Art Deco's forgotten master builder.

Senator Hotel, 1201 Collins Ave. (Built in 1939)
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Pelican planter, Senator Hotel. (1980. Via Library of Congress)

Raleigh Hotel pool (Built in 1940)

Raleigh Hotel, 1775 Collins Ave. 

Marlin Hotel, 1200 Collins Ave. (Built in 1939)

Marlin Hotel

Tudor Hotel, 1111 Collins Ave.  (Built in 1939)

Tiffany Hotel, 801 Collins Ave.  (Built in 1939)

Tiffany Hotel main entrance. (1980. Via Library of Congress)

Tiffany Hotel main entrance. (1980. Via Library of Congress)

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Winter bathing in Mami Beach - 1921

ORIGINAL CAPTION: Winter Bathing, Smith's Casino.
Miami [Beach] Feb. 6, 1921.

Photograph by William A. Fishbaugh.
via Library of Congress.
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Parking lot, Smith's Casino, Miami Beach. (1922)
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Miami Daily Metropolis, Dec. 23, 1922. 

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Jack's Place in Coconut Grove

Jack's Place Whiskey Bar, 3685 SW 37th Ave., Coconut Grove.
Undated photo.
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[via Flashback Miami]

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

All Good Roads Lead to Miami

Vintage Florida poster, (Unknown date)

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Newspaper ad for Eastern Airlines - 1958

From the Miami News, July 28, 1958.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

1927 newspaper ads from the Miami Daily News

From the Miami Daily News, Oct. 22, 1927.

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