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"Miami is a spectrum of dazzle..." Down Town Tip by la_beba

Down Town, Miami: 21 reviews and 39 photos

Miami is a spectrum of dazzle and activity, where all the jazzy colors of ritzy living meet the cool pastels of one of Florida's original vacation hot spots. Beginning as a small second-rate tourist town at the turn of the century, Miami boomed in the 1920s and has grown and added to its diversity ever since. Miami had its own 'Little Broadway' in the 1920s, was a center for the Art Deco movement in the 30s and 40s, thrived as a military base in World War II, and has since grown to be both a Latin American center and a sleek metropolitan community. There are literally millions of ways to spend your time in Miami. But if you are inclined to sightsee, the Art Deco District contains over 800 buildings in this distinct architectural style, and Ocean Drive is known for its bustling activity and sidewalk cafes.

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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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