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Buildings reflecting the past..... { Explored }

Feb 16, 2009 #187 on Explore


I love the old restored buildings that reflect our past history...if anyone knows the name of this building in Miami I would love to know the name..thanks..I would guess the age at in around the 1920's....


thanks I think I just found the name of it...if I am incorrect please feel free to correct me...found this over the internet..what a great tool :=))


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Flagler First, is the most notable and expansive in the area. It involves the restoration for the historic First National Bank...Flagler Street and N.E. 1st street and 1st Ave has good examples of vintage or restored urbanism.


One of downtown Miami’s earliest buildings, this Greek temple-style structure built of gold-colored brick, unusual material for Miami, was accented with classic columns capped by corinthian capitals.


Flagler First has been carefully renovated to provide distinctive condominium homes. While sharing the site of the original First National Bank of Miami, it reflects the original splendor of a unique period in Florida history — the land boom of the 1920s.


After restoring this building to its original historic grandeur, residents of Flagler First will occupy one of Miami’s most beautiful landmarks, at the center of a city buzzing with vitality.

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