Miami in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Art Deco Tower
Location. 25° 47.24′ N, 80° 11.362′ W. Marker is in Miami, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Marker is at the intersection of Biscayne Boulevard (U.S. 1) and Northeast 13th Street, on the left when traveling north on Biscayne Boulevard. Touch for map. The tower's location is now known as the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, where it sits in-between and detached from the facility's two main buildings, which lie on either side of Biscayne Boulevard. The tower overlooks the Parker and Vann Thomson Plaza for the Arts, an outdoor performance space, and is visible
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miami City Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Port of Miami (approx. half a mile away); The Tower of Snow (approx. half a mile away); Tequesta (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gesu Catholic Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Menendez on Biscayne Bay (approx. 0.8 miles away); Great Miami Hurricane of 1926 (was approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Dade County (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miami.
More about this marker. The plaque is mounted outside the tower's main doors, facing towards the street corner.
Regarding The Art Deco Tower. The tower (more widely known as the Sears Tower or the Carnival Tower) and the four-story department store once attached to it were the first known use of Art Deco architecture in the county, pre-dating the noted Art Deco districts in nearby Miami Beach. Listed with the National Register
Also see . . . Sears, Roebuck and Company Department Store (Miami, Florida). article on Wikipedia (Submitted on March 24, 2013, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2013, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 24, 2013, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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