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Miami History Podcast - Episode 15
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Miami History Podcast - Episode 15

This podcast episode discusses the history of a unique street in downtown Miami that was given the nickname of Short Street by early Miami pioneers. Its formal name was originally Avenue A, but given its span of only two-blocks, it was much shorter than the other avenues that were laid out during the incorporation of the city of Miami.

Short Street was the centerpiece of Miami’s first upscale residential area. Many early Miami pioneers built fine homes along the avenue and adjacent streets. However, by the mid-1910s, the area around Short Street began a slow conversion to a hotel and commercial center. The homes began to disappear slowly over time and the once prominent residential street was forgotten.

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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.