33154: The Story of Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Islands, Indian Creek Village and Surfside

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33154 is the zip code shared by four of the most beautiful, progressive and affluent communities in America. Their story, told by south Florida’s foremost historian, Seth Bramson, is the first and only history of the sun-filled enclaves of Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Islands, Indian Creek Village and Surfside.

Boulevard of Dreams: A Pictorial History of El Portal, Biscayne Park, Miami Shores, and North Miami

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Known as the Boulevard of Dreams, the intriguing communities from 87th Street, just north of Miami, to 151st Street, are bound together by history and the grand street of Biscayne Boulevard. Through insightful and nostalgic photography, Seth Bramson leads a tour of the Biscayne Country neighborhoods.

From Sandbar to Sophistication: The Story of Sunny Isles Beach

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Sunny Isles Beach is a picturesque seaside haven, midway between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. This collection of vintage and modern images commemorates the beauty and uniqueness of the past in Sunny Isles Beach and honors the city’s founders, developers and citizens.

The Curtiss-Bright Cities: Hialeah, Miami Springs & Opa Locka

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Glenn Curtiss, one of aviation’s greatest pioneers, played an equally important role with his business partner James H. Bright in founding three famous south Florida cities: Hialeah, Miami Springs and Opa Locka. Told here for the first time, this captivating story is one of daring entrepreneurship in the midst of the south Florida land boom of the early 1920s.

Speedway to Sunshine: The Story of the Florida East Coast Railway

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Speedway to Sunshine is the history of one of America's most exciting railroad lines, the Florida East Coast (FEC). It details how the FEC began and how it survived booms, busts, bankruptcy, sabotage, and hurricanes to become one of America's most admired rail lines.

Images of America - Coral Gables

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When Solomon Merrick moved his family from New England to a plot of land southwest of Miami in 1898, he had no idea that his son, George, would become the founder of one of America’s most fabled cities. When the senior Merrick died in 1911, George, who was working in New York, returned to the Miami area, establishing a major citrus and produce farm on his family’s land. Then he entered the booming Miami real estate market of the early 1920s, finally embarking on the building of a city.

Images of Rail - Florida East Coast Railway

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Florida East Coast Railway has been the speedway to America's playground for more than 110 years. FEC offered some of America's finest rail passenger service until 1968 and remains the freight lifeline of Florida's east coast. The railroad arrived on the shores of Biscayne Bay on April 15, 1896, and it reached Key West in January 1912.  FEC's operation is so precise and punctual, its roadbed and motive power so well maintained, that it is the benchmark for every other railroad in the country.

Images of America - Miami: The Magic City

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Miami sprang into existence on July 28, 1896, following the extension of the Florida East Coast Railway from West Palm Beach on April 15, 1896, and the publication of the soon-to-be city’s first newspaper, The Miami Metropolis, on May 15, 1896.  Nicknamed “the Magic City” by publicists working for railroad and hotel builder Henry Flagler, Miami has weathered yellow fever epidemics, and two World Wars to become one of the world’s great cities and the catalyst for the growth of the South Florida megalopolis.

Images of America - Miami Beach

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Miami Beach began its rise to the top of the world's resort scene when Carl Fisher arrived prior to 1920. The lure of "The World's Playground" was impossible to ignore for many, as hotels and restaurants flourished, even through the Great Depression. The images in this volume evoke poignant memories of Miami Beach's great past, almost inevitable downturn, and return to life with the discovery of South Beach and a renewed interest in art deco.

Historic Photos of Palm Beach County

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From its founding in 1909, to its status as “America’s Best Place to Live”, to its astounding popularity in the arts and entertainment industry, Palm Beach displayed an affluent taste and a progressive community spirit that formed the foundation of the city’s present-day prosperity and allure.

Historic Photos of Greater Miami

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Miami is an American city quintessentially founded upon change. From its birth to the present, Miami has consistently built and reshaped its appearance, ideals, and industry. Through changing fortunes, Miami has continued to grow and prosper by overcoming adversity and maintaining the strong, independent culture of its citizens.

The Plant System Of Railroads, Steamships & Hotels: The South's First Great Industrial Enterprise

(Gregg M. Turner & Seth H. Bramson)

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Henry Plant fashioned a chain of eight Florida hotels, an intertwined system of standard and narrow gauge railroads in four states, and several successful steamship lines. In 1902, the rail lines became the centerpiece of the Atlantic Coast Line in the south.

L’chaim! The History of the Jewish Community of Greater Miami

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Beginning with the arrival of Miami’s first Jewish settler, Isidor Cohen, in 1896, Bramson’s exciting story takes us through Miami’s early days to the present.  Bramson takes a historic look at the people and places that have made the Jewish impact on the area such an important part of the fabric of the community.

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Sunshine, Stone Crabs and Cheesecake: The Story of Miami Beach

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Nobody in the country can tell the Miami Beach story better than renowned local historian and six-decade-plus Miamian Seth H. Bramson. From the 1870 arrival of the Lums on an inhospitable mangrove sandbar to a modern-day hospitality mecca, enjoy this beachfront view of the people and places, booms and busts, reinventions and rebirths of one of the greatest resort cities on earth.

From Farms and Fields to the Future: The Incredible History of North Miami Beach

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Captain William Fulford first sailed into the MIami area from his duty in the Atlantic in 1890 and found an untamed wilderness of swamp marshes and mangroves awaiting his arrival.  He never left. Fulford found his higher ground on the banks of the Oleta River and a few decades later the remarkable story of North Miami Beach was well underway.

Hallandale Beach Florida: For More than Ninety Years Broward County’s City of Choice

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Beginning in 1897 with the arrival of Luther Halland, the story of Hallandale Beach is one of steady growth and enduring prosperity.  Hallandale became a town during the great Florida boom of the 1920’s and in 1947, when it’s boundaries expanded to the Atlantic Ocean, Hallandale Beach became a city.  Today, this quintessential South Florida community has grown to offer all the luxuries of a big city without losing any of it’s hometown charm.