Saturday, May 30, 2015

Miami's changing skyline

Miami's skyline...a century of change.

"On the Miami River"
circa 1900
via the Library of Congress.
(Click all images to enlarge)

1910 - "Biscayne Bay through the cocoanut trees"

1908 - looking east on 12th Street (now Flagler Street) at Avenue D
Miami Avenue) in downtown Miami. On the right is E.L. Brady,
Grocers and CW Schmid's
Restaurant, "regular meals and ala carte."

Detail of previous photograph showing grocery 
store delivery wagon.

Skyline, 1939.

Skyline photograhed from Watson Island, late 70's or early 80's.

Skyline from Watson Island, mid-80's.

Present day I-395 eastbound near Biscayne Blvd.

Skyline as seen from Miami Beach, New Years Eve - 2009.

by Matt Sherman via Flickr.

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