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Miami. Still Vice, After All These Years.
“Tourist Season” — Carl Hiaasen
Henry Morrison Flagler
The Original Developer
Father & Son
Republican turned Democrat
Defeats Allen West in Ft. Pierce.
FLORIDA’S EAST COAST RAILROAD
Flagler’s Path To The Future
Many thought it a Folly.
St. Augustine — “The de Leon”
(1894) As a new arrival, who thought the barrier island (PALM BEACH) he discovered on his Florida East Coast Railroad’s trip to Miami.
The Seduction of Henry Morrison Flagler
Freeze Surviving Orange Branch of Peace and Florida Development.
To lure Flagler South, to Miami, before he lost the young man’s spirit that had taken him so far. Julia, who had lived in her house on the mouth of the Miami River, the spot where the river ran into Biscayne Bay, across from which there was another interesting barrier Island still covered with Pineapples and Cocoanut Palms.
COLLINS — FIRST BRIDGE TO MIAMI BEACH
THE BIG DREDGE / DREDGERY
“Dredging Up the Past”
Draining The Swamp — EVERGLADES
THE FLORIDA (SWAMP) LAND BOOM
“Cocoanuts” — Marx Brothers (pre-code) Movie
Marx Brothers (17MIN) Peacock Scene Compilation
CARL FISHER — “Mr. Miami Beach”
Built the first BRIDGE adventurous spirt, and be contentbecame too content with Palm Beach, and before he lost his young, adventurous fire.
WHITEHALL — His grand Lake-to-Sea Estate mostly African Americanshat had a village in the tropical island’s beach.
.as compared to the Venetian Pool, in Coral Gables, the upscale neighborhood, south of downtown Miami, west of US 1, the line between the Gables and the Coconut Grove Ghetto, before going deeper east into the jungle, under a canopy of Sea Grape … Fairchild Gardens (Chihuly Glass/Will Calhoun Drums)
Calhoun, also with Robert Redford at the Young Arts Foundation in its newest acquisition, the historic, old school Miami Bacardi Building that has sat in its distinguished place (address) on Biscayne Blvd for as long as I can remember,
New Times (arquitectonica) — Famous architcture firm failure to sell on 35th and Biscayne, before the Art Basel/Design District Explosion.
Years before, the neighborhood on the outskirts of Downtown Miami and Little Haiti.
Carl Juste/Pat Farrell — Educational/Cultural photographers.
Steve Pynes Architectural Tour
Florida’s Sistine Chapel
Ponce de Leon’s Landing
The Fountain of Youth
Florida’s Sistine Chapel
Ponce de Leon’s LandingFlorida’s History painted on a high Cypress Ceiling, a striking testament to Florida art, culture, and determination. A style at odds with the Dupont’s NYC-inspired, Art Deco look, but a style that could be no more revelatory, honest, and pure Florida.
While on the Miami Herald Staff [ 1993 ], contributed as a photographer, editor, and designer to the Herald’s Public Service Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of Hurricane Andrew.
Diversions was a 16-page, broad sheet, weekly section, made with the (“Best Of”) the Miami Herald’s previous week’s content, including that written for Tropic, the Herald’s critically acclaimed, and internationally praised Sunday magazine. Diversion was developed as a vehicle to deliver important public service messages to those Miami, Dade County, and South Florida residents who didn’t subscibe to the Miami Herald … significantly more than the two million, Sunday subscribers at the time. In the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew, Diversions more than showed its meddle, delivering entertainment and valuable, life-saving information, making Diversions and important public service of its own.
August 24, 1992 — For decades, travelers driving south on I95 were greeted as the entered Miami by the legendary Coppertone Girl, whose bathing suits bottoms were being tugged down by a cute, little dog, exposing her un-tanned bottom. The day after Hurricane Andrew had ripped through South Miami, the little girl was missing. OriginalNoise.Org