Lincoln Road Mall

Carl Fisher owned land from the ocean to the bay and had aspirations of building a great city of more than 75 blocks. He had a mansion built on the beach called the Shadows, and a hotel on the bay named the Flamingo, which opened on New Year’s Eve, 1920. He wanted to...

The Holocaust Memorial

One of the most jarring images in South Beach is of a human arm reaching into the heavens, its tattooed number clearly visible, emaciated figures climbing upon it, trying to escape some clearly horrific destiny. If you have found this arm, you have found Miami Beach’s...

Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant

Joe Weiss moved from New York to Miami Beach in 1913. Miami Beach was incorporated in 1915. For 80 years, Joe’s has been an integral part of the City. Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant and the city of Miami Beach grew up together enjoying good times and suffering through...

Versace Mansion

“Never in its history has the residence now known as The Villa by Barton G been described in ordinary terms. Built in 1930 by Charles Boulton and Alden Freeman, two life-long bachelors, one (Freeman) an eccentric millionaire and the other (Boulton) a younger landscape...