Monuments and Landmarks in Miami (Florida)

Miami Arena
American Airlines Arena
  • American Airlines Arena

    The American Airlines Arena is a sports and entertainment arena located in Downtown Miami, Florida along Biscayne Bay. It was constructed beginning in 1998 as a replacement for the Miami Arena and was designed by the architecture firms Arquitectonica and 360 Architecture. The Arena is home to the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. The American Airlines Arena is directly served by the Miami Metrorail at Government Center station via free transfers to Metromover Omni Loop, providing direct service to ...
Miami Orange Bowl
  • Miami Orange Bowl

    The Miami Orange Bowl was an outdoor athletic stadium in the southeastern United States, located in Miami, Florida, west of downtown in Little Havana. Considered a landmark, it was the home stadium for the Miami Hurricanes college football team, and the professional Miami Dolphins for their first 21 seasons, until the opening of Joe Robbie Stadium (now Hard Rock Stadium) in nearby Miami Gardens in 1987. The stadium was the temporary home of the FIU Golden Panthers while its FIU ...
Miami Beach Convention Center
  • Miami Beach Convention Center

    The Miami Beach Convention Center (originally the Miami Beach Exhibition Hall) is a convention center located in Miami Beach, Florida. Opening in 1958, the venue is composed of four exhibition halls, two ballrooms and a concert venue.
Key Biscayne
  • Key Biscayne

    Key Biscayne (Spanish: Cayo Vizcaíno) is an island located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, between the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay. It is the southernmost of the barrier islands along the Atlantic coast of Florida, and lies south of Miami Beach and southeast of Miami. The key is connected to Miami via the Rickenbacker Causeway, originally built in 1947. The northern portion of Key Biscayne is home to Crandon Park, a county park. The middle section of the island consists ...
1111 Lincoln Road
  • 1111 Lincoln Road

    1111 Lincoln Road is a parking garage in the South Beach section of Miami Beach, Florida, designed by the internationally known Swiss architectural firm of Herzog & de Meuron. It is located at the western end of the Lincoln Road Mall at the intersection with Alton Road, and can house some 300 cars. Since its opening in 2010, it has attracted considerable interest because its unique appearance is different from more traditional parking garage designs.
Bayfront Park Miami
  • Bayfront Park Miami

    301 N. Biscayne Blvd 33132 Miami FL United States
    Bayfront Park Management Trust is a limited agency of the City of Miami. The Trust manages two downtown waterfront parks—Bayfront Park and Museum Park. Bayfront Park Redesigned in the early 1980s by Isamu Noguchi*, Bayfront Park is a 32-acre site located in the epicenter of downtown Miami on Biscayne Bay. It is bounded on the north by Bayside Marketplace (an open-air festival style mall that attracts 23 million people per year), on the south by InterContinental Hotel, and on the west by ...
Miami Marine Stadium
  • Miami Marine Stadium

    The Miami Marine Stadium is a marine stadium on Virginia Key, Miami, Florida, United States. The facility, built and completed in 1963 on land donated to the City of Miami from the Matheson family, is the first stadium purpose-built for powerboat racing in the United States.
Knight Center Complex
  • Knight Center Complex

    The James L. Knight Center Complex is a contemporary entertainment and convention complex located in Downtown Miami, Florida. Located within the Miami Central Business District, the venue opened in 1982. The complex is named after famed newspaper publisher, James L. Knight. Since its opening, the complex has hosted many business, entertainment and political events. Annually, it hosts Miami Dade College graduation ceremonies. It also hosted Miss Universe in 1984 and 1985, Miss USA in 1986 and Miss Teen USA in ...
Wynwood Arts District, Miami, Florida
Mandarin Oriental, Miami
  • Mandarin Oriental, Miami

    Mandarin Oriental, Miami is a hotel located on Brickell Key in Miami, Florida, overlooking Biscayne Bay. The 326-room waterfront hotel opened in November 2000 and is managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. In addition to the 295 guestrooms and 31 suites, the hotel operates the restaurants Azul, La Mar by Gaston Acurio, and MO Bar + Lounge. Additional hotel features include a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star spa, private beach, sushi and pool bar, and events facilities.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
  • Four Seasons Hotel Miami

    The Four Seasons Hotel and Tower, also known as the Four Seasons Hotel Miami, is a 70-story, 789 feet (240 m) skyscraper in Miami, Florida, United States. Located in Downtown Miami's Brickell Financial District, it is the second tallest building in Miami as well as in Florida. The tower contains a Four Seasons Hotel property, office space and several residential condominium units on the upper floors. The building was planned by Gary Edward Handel & Associates and Bermello Ajamil & Partners, ...
Grove Isle
  • Grove Isle

    Grove Isle is a 20-acre island lying off the north-east coast of Miami's Coconut Grove neighborhood. Three waterfront hi-rise residences have been built on the island which are complemented by a resort hotel, restaurants, marina, club amenities and services.
Eden Roc Miami Beach Hotel
  • Eden Roc Miami Beach Hotel

    The Eden Roc Miami Beach Resort is a resort hotel at 4525 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach, Florida. The building contains the Nobu Hotel Miami Beach. It was designed by Morris Lapidus, in the Miami Modern style, and was completed in 1955-56. Notable guests include politicians and actors. Renovated in 2008, the hotel has 631 guest rooms, including 96 suites. It was built on the site of the Warner Estate following litigation over development rights to the site and to ...
Brickell Key
  • Brickell Key

    Brickell Key is a man-made island off the mainland Brickell neighborhood of Miami, Florida, United States. Also called Claughton Island, the neighborhood is just east of Downtown Miami and the Miami River.
Cathedral of Saint Mary (Miami)
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary (Miami)

    The Cathedral of Saint Mary is the seat of the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami. The cathedral is named for Mary, mother of Jesus, and is located at 7525 N.W. 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida. Archbishop Thomas Gerard Wenski is the Archbishop of Miami. Fr. Marino serves as the Cathedral's Rector.
Joe's Stone Crab
  • Joe's Stone Crab

    Joe's Stone Crab, also known as Joe's Stone Crabs, is an American restaurant in Miami Beach, Florida. The restaurant was opened in 1913, by Joe Weiss, who began his Miami Beach career by cooking at Smith's Casino beginning in 1913. Joe's is the top buyer of Florida stone crab claws, and it plays a significant role in the industry, influencing the wholesale price and financing many crabbers. Even though stone crabs are their most famous dish now, fish was served, rather ...
Bayside Marketplace
  • Bayside Marketplace

    Bayside Marketplace is a marketplace in Downtown Miami, Florida. It is located between the Bayfront Park to the South end, and the American Airlines Arena to the North. As Bayside's name suggests, it wraps along the banks of the bay wall
Royal Palm Hotel (Miami)
  • Royal Palm Hotel (Miami)

    The Royal Palm Hotel was a large resort hotel built by railroad magnate Henry Flagler in Miami, Florida. Opened on January 16, 1897, the Royal Palm Hotel was one of the first hotels in the Miami area. It sat on the north bank of the Miami River where it overlooked Biscayne Bay. Five stories tall with a sixth-floor salon, the Royal Palm Hotel featured the city's first electric lights, elevators and swimming pool. Almost thirty years later, The Royal Palm ...
Flamingo Hotel, Miami Beach
  • Flamingo Hotel, Miami Beach

    The Flamingo Hotel overlooked Biscayne Bay on the west side of the newly formed city of Miami Beach, Florida until the 1950s, when it was torn down to make room for the new Morton Towers development, which is now known as the Flamingo South Beach.
The Temple House
  • The Temple House

    The Temple House is the largest single family residence in Miami's South Beach. The Temple House was designed by L. Murray Dixon. It has received international coverage including The New York Times, HGTV, The Sunday Times in Europe, VIP Guide, CBS, Christies Great Estates, Luxury Real Estate and International Herald Tribune. The Temple House is also the main venue for One Direction's Best Song Ever music video and Lumidee's music video Crazy featuring Pitbull.
  • Miami MLS stadium

    The Miami MLS stadium is a proposed 25,000 seat soccer-specific stadium to be built in Miami, Florida for the yet-to-be-named Major League Soccer expansion franchise in Miami. While the location of the stadium is yet to be finalized, the team's ownership group led by David Beckham has expressed a desire to build on the Miami waterfront; other locations elsewhere in Miami have been offered as fallbacks. Shortly after the team was announced in March 2014, the group presented a plan to ...
  • Miami Open (tennis)

    The Miami Open, also known as the Miami Masters, is an annual tennis tournament for men and women held in Key Biscayne, Florida, an island town just off the coast of Miami. The tournament is an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the men's tour and a Premier Mandatory event on the women's tour, played on hard courts at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park. The event is held annually in March. The tournament has had multiple sponsorships in its ...
Miami City Hall
  • Miami City Hall

    Miami City Hall is the local government headquarters for the City of Miami, Florida. It is located in the former Pan American Terminal Building on Dinner Key, which was constructed in 1934 for the former International Pan American Airport. The old Pan American Airlines terminal building has served as the Miami City Hall since 1954. An earlier city hall, located elsewhere, designed by Walter De Garmo was demolished. The terminal building/city hall was added to the U.S. National Register of ...
701 Brickell Avenue
  • 701 Brickell Avenue

    701 Brickell Avenue, is an office skyscraper in the Brickell district of Miami, Florida, United States. It is located on Brickell Avenue in the northern Brickell Financial District, just three blocks from Biscayne Bay. The tower was built in 1986 and opened as the Lincoln Center, it held that title until 2004. It currently goes by its address, which is 701 Brickell, because there was already a building in Miami at the time that claimed the Bank of America appellation, ...
Brickell Arch
  • Brickell Arch

    Brickell Arch is an office skyscraper in Brickell in Downtown Miami, Florida, United States. It was designed by the architectural firm of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC (KPF). The 505-foot (168 meter), 36-story building is located on the southern end of Brickell Avenue in the Financial District. On April 18, 2012, the AIA's Florida Chapter placed the building on its list of Florida Architecture: 100 Years. 100 Places. Brickell Arch features a concave parabola design on its front glass façade, loosely ...
The Congress Building
  • The Congress Building

    The Congress Building, or simply the Congress Building, is a historic skyscraper in Downtown Miami, Florida, United States. It is located at the address of 111 Northeast 2nd Avenue. The Congress Building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 14, 1985, and is locally identified a historic site in the Downtown Miami Development of Regional Impact (DRI). The Congress Building was formerly office space until 1999, when it was restored and converted to apartments. At street ...
Riverfront (Miami)
  • Riverfront (Miami)

    The Riverfront is an urban development in Downtown Miami, Florida, United States. The complex is located on the north bank of the Miami River in Miami's Central Business District. The complex contains three main towers, "Mint" and "The Ivy" and "Wind." The taller of the three, Mint, is currently the 6th-tallest building in Miami and Florida. It has 55 floors and rises 631 feet (192 m).
  • Star Island (Miami Beach)

    Star Island is a neighborhood of South Beach in the city of Miami Beach on a man-made island in Biscayne Bay, Florida, United States. The island is south of the Venetian Islands and just east of Palm and Hibiscus islands.
Brickell Bayview Center
  • Brickell Bayview Center

    Brickell Bayview Center, also known as the Brickell City Tower, is a skyscraper in the Brickell financial district of Miami, Florida, USA, at 80 SW 8th Street. The building is about 330 feet (100 m) with 30 floors. Completed in 1986, the floor-to-ceiling glass facade building once stood alone on the western side of Brickell, which at the time was home to mostly office towers and older low-rise residential buildings. After two residential high-rise building booms, the first in the ...
  • Cameo Theater

    The Cameo Theatre was built in 1936 and is located at 1445 Washington Avenue in Miami Beach, Florida. The Cameo has a long history and was a major venue for punk and hardcore acts beginning in 1985 when Richard Shelter struck a deal with Cameo owner Zori Hayon to book shows there. According to the Miami New Times, Richard Shelter's first Cameo event was held in July 1985 and featured D.O.A. In an interview with Roger Deering, Kristy O'Brien describes the ...
  • 2012 Sony Ericsson Open

    The 2012 Sony Ericsson Open (also known as 2012 Miami Masters), a men's and women's tennis tournament, was held from March 19 to April 1, 2012. It was the 28th edition of the Miami Masters event and played on outdoor hard courts at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park in Miami. The tournament was a part of 2012 ATP World Tour and 2012 WTA Tour, classified as ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and Premier Mandatory event respectively.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas House
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas House

    The Marjory Stoneman Douglas House is a historic house at 3744 Stewart Avenue in Miami, Florida. Built in 1926, it was the lifelong home of environmentalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998), who was nationally known for her efforts to preserve the Everglades of southern Florida. The house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2015.
Aviation Building
  • Aviation Building

    The Aviation Building, also known as the Fritz Hotel, was a building located in Miami, Florida, United States. The building stood from 1927 to the mid-1970s when it was torn down and replaced. The address of the building was 3240 NW 27th Avenue which was 16 blocks east of the east end of runway 9/27 at Miami International Airport. The building was used for a number of purposes, none of which was a hotel.
  • Switchboard of Miami

    Switchboard of Miami, Inc., commonly referred to as Switchboard, was a private, nonprofit and registered 501(c)(3) organization located in Miami, Florida, United States that provides Miami-Dade County with comprehensive telephone counseling and referral services to thousands of social service programs. Crisis hotlines managed by the organization are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The organization also offers counseling services and prevention programs, such as initiatives aimed at assisting high-risk youth and their families ...
  • Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

    The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis is a spinal cord injury research center and a designated Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. It was co-founded in 1985 by Barth A. Green, M.D. and NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti after Buoniconti's son, Marc, sustained a spinal cord injury during a college football game. Today, The Miami Project’s international team is housed in the Lois Pope LIFE Center and includes more than 250 scientists, ...
  • Miracle Marketplace

    Miracle Marketplace is a shopping mall in Miami, United States, which opened in March 1989. It is located at 3301 Coral Way (S.W. 22 Street), just a few blocks east of Douglas Road (S.W. 37 Avenue), east of Coral Gables.
  • Metropolitan Miami (development)

    Metropolitan Miami is a mixed-use development consisting of three completed skyscrapers, a fourth uncompleted building, and a lifestyle center in the central business district of Downtown Miami, Florida. The first phase was completed in 2008 with Met 1, a condo tower, and was followed by Met 2—which includes the Wells Fargo Center and JW Marriott Marquis Miami—in 2010. The third phase of the complex, Met 3 and Met Square, are currently under construction. The Met Square site (between Met 1 and ...
  • Coconut Grove Convention Center

    The Coconut Grove Convention Center (also known as the Coconut Grove Expo Center), formerly the Dinner Key Auditorium, was an indoor arena in Miami, Florida. It originally had been built as a hangar at International Pan American Airport in Dinner Key. It is famous for being where Jim Morrison of The Doors was arrested for exposing himself in 1969. It hosted some games of the ABA's The Floridians from 1968-1972. The arena held 6,900 people.
Crandon Park
  • Crandon Park

    10473 Key Biscayne FL United States
    4 mi from Miami
    Crandon Park is a 808acre urban park in metropolitan Miami, occupying the northern part of Key Biscayne. It is connected to mainland Miami via the Rickenbacker Causeway.HistoryThe land Crandon Park occupies was once part of the largest coconut plantation in the United States, operated by William John Matheson and his heirs. In 1940 the Matheson family donated 808.8 acres (327.3 hectares) of their land to Dade County (now Miami-Dade County) for a public park. In return, county commissioner Charles H. ...