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    Art Deco Nightclub District – South Beach

    Art deco actually began when the U.S. adopted various European architectural designs in the early 1900’s. In the 1920’s, art deco consisted primarily of skyscrapers built at the time in a classical variety of elaborate materials and themes based upon fountains, nude figures, and flowers. As people tended to become more conservative in their way […]

    Florida Marlins MLB baseball

    The Florida Marlins, a relatively new team in MLB history, arrived in Miami in 1993 after much negotiation between H. Wayne Huizenga, the owner of the Joe Robbie Stadium (JRS), the players, and MLB officials. After Huizenga’s purchase of the JRS (now the Dolphin Stadium), he continued to pursue the expansion of the National League […]

    Bank Atlantic Center

    The Bank Atlantic Center, previously known as Broward County Civic Arena, National Car Rental Arena, and Office Depot Center, is located in Sunrise, Florida, 37 miles north of Miami and 12 miles west of Ft Lauderdale. After H. Wayne Huizenga acquired the Florida Panthers hockey franchise in 1993, construction on the new arena began in […]

    South Beach – Miami Beach

    South Beach, or SoBe as it’s often called, is actually the southern section of the city of Miami Beach, which is divided into South, Mid, and North. Just as New York City has its uptown, midtown, and downtown, the lower 23 blocks of downtown Miami Beach is South Beach. The northern boundary along Dade Road […]

    American Airlines Arena triple-A

    The American Airlines Arena, home to the NBA Miami Heat and sometimes referred to as the triple-A, is located at 601 Biscayne Boulevard on 14 acres in downtown Miami. Micky Arison, owner of the NBA Miami Heat, contributed $50 million to the $175 million facility, built to replace the 10-year old Miami Arena, and the […]

    Florida Panthers NHL Hockey

    H. Wayne Huizenga acquired the Florida Panthers, often referred to as the Cats, as a professional ice hockey team franchise in 1993. Their first games were played in the old Miami Arena (replaced by the American Airlines Arena), and they now play in the Bank Atlantic Center. It was during this time, in 1995, that […]

    Miami Dolphins NFL Football

    The Miami Dolphins, currently owned by H. Wayne Huizenga, joined the league as a franchise expansion team in 1965 under owners Joe Robbie and Danny Thomas. They played their first game in the Orange Bowl in 1966, and in 1970 they became a part of the AFL-NFL merger, making them the oldest sports franchise in […]

    Miami Heat NBA Basketball

    The history of Miami Heat began in the mid-1980’s through the efforts of Zev Buffman, entertainment guru, Billy Cunningham, a head coach and NBA Hall of Famer, and Lewis Schaffel, a leading sports agent. The Heat joined the league expansion in 1988-1989 with three other teams, Orlando Magic, Minnesota Timberwolves, and the Charlotte Hornets. The […]

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