Walgreens is known for their architecturally interesting stores that dot Miami Beach, but inside those stores look, well, pretty much like a regular Walgreens. For their latest planned expansion on the island, the drugstore chain is hoping to move into an historically protected structure, the Bon Ai ... More >>
When Andre Frings returned to his South Beach apartment from a trip to New York last December, his jaw dropped at what had happened to the historic building next door. The 1926 art deco edifice was completely gutted, the graceful façade gone. Frings suspected the developer had broken the Beach's hi ... More >>
Marc Buoniconti is a hero here in Miami. His father, Nick Buoniconti, played on the legendary '72 team that went 17-0. After Marc's own career was cut short in 1985 when he was paralyzed while playing football for The Citadel, he and his father raised $350 million to start the University of Miami ... More >>
With news that Bacardi will soon be moving to blander headquarters in blander Coral Gables, preservationists are making a preemptive move to ensure their iconic buildings in midtown Miami are protected with landmark status, even though neither is old enough to typically qualify. The Historic Preserv ... More >>
Destroying age and beauty on Miami Beach
From the issue of August 17, 2000
Cynics say that to explore the depths of South Florida culture, all you have to do is scratch the surface. Dade County archaeologist Bob Carr digs deeper and knows better.