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Miami Design Preservation League is pleased to make a selection of archival photos, documents, and collectibles available online. Please see below for our most recent posts. Keep this page in your bookmarks and come back to see the latest postings of history, memorabilia, and more! Our archives are interactive and we encourage discussion in the comments section of each post. Stay tuned as we work on new updates and features. 

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The Hampton Hotel

The Hampton Hotel located at the corner of Lincoln Road and Michigan Avenue is a 3-story building in the Art Deco style with Mediterranean Revival

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The Nemo Hotel

The Nemo Hotel at 100 Collins Ave was considered to be a Mediterranean Revival gem that was built in 1921 by New Yorkers Sam Magrid,

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The Strand Restaurant

The Strand Restaurant located at 671 Washington Avenue was the keystone in 1986 to revitalizing dark Washington Ave, years before Micky Wolfson bought the Washington Avenue

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The Neron Hotel

The Neron Hotel previously located at 1110 Drexel Avenue, was a fine example of the Art Deco/Streamline Moderne architecture built by architect Henry Hohauser in

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Beach Fashions of 1940

This excerpt comes from a March 4th, 1940, archival Life magazine article entitled, “Miami & Miami Beach; Biggest U.S. winter resort has biggest boom” “All

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