Pictured above: East elevation. Photograph by Walter Smalling, Jr., March 1980/Reproduction Number: HABS, FL, 13-MIAM, 16-1/LOC
VAV!/June 24, 2013
The southern end of Miami Beach features Miami Beach's Art Deco Historic District which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The District holds a fabulous collection of Art Deco architecture, among the largest and the most famous globally, featuring small hotels, apartment and impressive structures erected between the 1920s and early 1940s.Mediterranean, Streamline Moderne and Art Deco are found in the District .
Following World War II, a plethora of larger and more flamboyant hotels and structures were built as Miami Beach expanded ever onward to the north.