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Miami Beach Architectural District

Miami Beach Architectural District
Miami Beach Architectural District is located in Miami
Location Miami Beach, Florida
Area 5,750 acres (2,330 ha)
NRHP Reference # 79000667[1]
Added to NRHP May 14, 1979

The Miami Beach Architectural District (also known as Old Miami Beach Historic District, and the more popular term, Miami Art Deco District) is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on May 14, 1979) located in the South Beach neighborhood of Miami Beach, Florida. The area was well known as the district, that Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace resided in a mansion in Ocean Drive. It is bounded[2] by the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Sixth Street to the south, Alton Road to the west, the Collins Canal and Dade Boulevard to the north. It contains 960 historic buildings.


  • Historical significance 1
  • Notable Architects 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Historical significance

In 1989, it was listed in A Guide to Florida's Historic Architecture, published by the University of Florida Press.[3]

Notable Architects


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ Miami Beach Architectural District, FL - Google Maps
  3. ^ A Guide to Florida's Historic Architecture, 1989, Gainesville: University of Florida Press, p. 145, ISBN 0-8130-0941-3

External links

  • National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary: Florida Historic Places - Miami Beach Architectural District
  • Miami Beach Art Deco Architects & Architecture
  • Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. FL-322, "Miami Beach Art Deco Historic District, Miami, Miami-Dade County, FL", 81 photos, 2 color transparencies, 5 photo caption pages
  • Miami Beach Architectural District, FL - Google Maps

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