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Closing of Boom, Bust, Boom: Downtown Miami Architecture

| May 18, 2015 | Calendar

The years following the First World War marked Miami’s first major period of expansion, spurred on by construction of the city’s first skyscrapers, including the Miami Daily News building, now Freedom Tower. The devastating 1926 hurricane dealt a major blow to the city's economic growth, amplified by the onset of the Great Depression. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the DuPont building, The Wolfsonian reflects upon this architectural legacy and its role in transforming a seaside town into a vibrant modern metropolis. This exhibition of interwar Downtown Miami architecture includes drawings, blueprints.

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