Please Note: Masks are required for all visitors as well as social distancing. Those who have a temperature or do not feel well should not visit, for the safety of others.

Preserve. Protect. Promote. since 1976

Miami Design Preservation League is a not-for-profit preservation and arts organization which preserves, protects, and promotes the architectural, cultural, social, and environmental integrity of Miami Beach and the surrounding areas.

Official Art Deco
Walking Tours

Art Deco
Welcome Center

Where to go and what to do in Miami Beach and surrounding areas

Open Friday – Monday 9am-5pm

Art Deco

Open Friday – Monday
10am – 5pm

Recent Blog Articles

Byron Carlyle Theatre

The Byron Carlyle Theater is a cultural and historical landmark in the North Beach area of Miami Beach. It was designed by famous MiMo architect

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A Pastel Paradise

Come back in time with us to Ocean Drive in 1989 and hear directly from MDPL co-founder Leonard Horowitz in this rare documentary that has

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Official Art Deco Gift Shop

Our Gift Shop is now available exclusively online. The physical shop is closed due to COVID-19.

Original Art Deco Weekend® posters, t-shirts, books, cards, vintage items, jewelry, memorabilia, and one-of-a-kind art

Introducing our new Art Deco Non-Medical Face Mask. Reusable and Washable. Show your Art Deco pride and support the MDPL. Preorder online!

Latest Archive Posts

Lost & Found

Watch the Premiere episode of our new online series!

Art Deco

First held in 1977, our annual festival helped spark the Miami Beach arts and culture renaissance

Center for Resiliency & Sustainability

Education, advocacy, and research focused on resiliency of historic resources and communities

What would Miami Beach be like without Historic Art Deco, Mediterranean, and MiMo buildings?

Join Us: Become a Member

Help MDPL remain independent and sustain our mission to preserve, protect, and promote. Annual memberships start at $50 and include free walking tours and more.

Generous Support Provided by

Barbara Baer Capitman Legacy Sponsor

Leonard Horowitz Premier Sponsor

Media Sponsors

Municipal Support

Health & Wellness Program Sponsor

What Our Visitors Say

This tour was everything it promised and more. It gave us a fantastic overview of the history of Miami Beach and was very informative.


The staff who work here are great! So helpful and will give you the scoop on where to go and if public transportation is available.


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