Miami Beach in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Miami Beach Municipal Auditorium
1950 - 1951
Dedicated to the memory of the men and women of our community who have served their country in peace and in war to preserve our American heritage of democracy.
This building is tangible evidence of twenty-five years of devoted service by Claude A. Renshaw, City Manager of the City of Miami Beach, through whose inspiration and planning our city achieved its outstanding growth and prosperity, and this auditorium grew from a dream to a reality.
Harold Turk, Mayor
William Burbridge ∙ D. Lee Powell ∙ Marcie Liberman ∙ Maurice Klein ∙ Melvin J. Richard ∙ Burnett Roth ∙Herbert A. Frink ∙ Ralph C. Pole ∙ Louis F. Snedigar ∙ Morris N. Lipp, City Engineer ∙ C.W. Thomlinson, City Clerk ∙ Ben J. Shepard, City Attorney
Russell T. Pancoast & Associates – Henry Honauser – L. Murray Dixon
L. & M. Miller Co. – Zaret Construction Corp.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Architecture Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1950.
Location. 25° 47.581′ N, 80° 7.963′ W. Marker is in Miami Beach, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Memorial is on Jackie Gleason Drive south of Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Miami Beach FL 33139, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jackie Gleason (a few steps from this marker); Lincoln Road Mall (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Church on Miami Beach (approx. 0.2 miles away); Simón Bolívar (approx. 0.3 miles away); José Martí (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carlos J. Finlay (approx. 0.3 miles away); Melvin J. Richard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Egyptian Filling Station (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miami Beach.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.