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Building Boom of the 1920s
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Building Boom of the 1920s

There have been many building boom cycles in South Florida's history. However, none have been as memorable as the one that transformed the Miami skyline in the mid-1920s.

This podcast episode discusses Miami’s great building boom of the 1920s. The state of Florida attracted a lot of capital for real estate speculation during the roaring twenties and South Florida was the epicenter of this investment activity. While the boom peaked in the mid-1920s, the progression toward this crescendo began in latter part of the 1910s and early 1920s. It was decade when Miami evolved from a quiescent small southern city into one of the fastest growing metropolises in the country.

Tune into this week’s podcast episode to hear more about the stories and milestones of Miami’s great building boom. As we reflect on Miami’s growth spurt of a hundred years ago, the development of the Magic City during this era provided a lasting imprint on the Miami of today.

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Miami History
Miami History Podcast
The Miami History Podcast will cover topics on the people, places and events that have shaped Miami's 120+ year history as a city. The hosts are Miami historian Dr. Paul S. George and history blogger Casey Piket.