Palms on Biscayne Blvd. Postcard

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Title

Palms on Biscayne Blvd. Postcard

Alternative Title

Palms on Biscayne Blvd. Postcard

Subject

Miami (Fla.)
Trees--Florida
Hotels--Florida

Description

A postcard depicting palm trees along Biscayne Boulevard in Downtown Miami, Florida. The most prominent building in this postcard is one of Miami's first skyscrapers, McAllister Hotel, located at 10 Biscayne Boulevard. Designed by Walter De Garmo (1876-1951), the hotel opened in 1917 and was considered the tallest building Miami until 1925. Next to the McAllister Hotel is the Columbus Hotel, which opened in 1926. Both hotels were demolished in 1989 and replaced with the Columbus Bazaar shopping arcade. 50 Biscayne later replaced the bazaar in 2007.

Creator

Curt Teich and Company

Source

Original 9 x 14 centimeter color postcard by Curt Teich and Company: Private Collection of Bob Van Horn.

Publisher

Gulf Stream Card and Distributing Company

Date Created

ca. 1930-1949

Contributor

Van Horn, Bob

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 9 x 14 centimeter color postcard by Curt Teich and Company.

Is Part Of

Miami Collection, Duval County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

267 KB

Medium

9 x 14 centimeter color postcard

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

McAllister Hotel, Downtown Miami, Florida
Columbus Hotel, Downtown Miami, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Curt Teich and Company and published by the Gulf Stream Card and Distributing Company.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Bob Van Horn and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

Nevins, Buddy. "The End Of An Era." The Sun Sentinel, January 6, 1988. http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/1988-01-06/features/8801020020_1_front-desk-biscayne-bay-buildings.
Semple, Kirk. "Dade's Greatest Hits." The Miami New Times, July 27, 1995. http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/dades-greatest-hits-6363582.

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  1. MC00008.pdf