Miami in a Coco-nut (1131)
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Midwinter Street Scene in Tropical Miami

FIRST DAY
G ET ACQUAINTED WITH MIAMI-More
than 100 miles of smooth motor avenues
give an easy view of America's Tropic Wonder-
land City. Avenues, bordered with coconut and
royal palms, parked with tropical flowers and
shrubbery, beautiful homes and wonderful gar-
dens. Start from Royal Palm Park and drive
northward on Bay Shore drive, past yachts and
houseboats, the Municipal docks, where steam-
ships are unloading their cargoes from north-
ern ports, gulf cities, Nassau and the Bahamas.
Glimpsing the Causeway, you enter Miramar,
with its many beautiful homes, and on out the
Dixie Highway into the suburbs. Returning
through Buena Vista to the central business
section, you cross the Miami River, drive around
Point View, well named, into Brickell avenue
and along "Millionaire's Row," with its many
luxurious mansions, on to alluring Coconut Grove
and its beautiful estates and homes. Most any
road will bring you back through attractive
suburban sections to the Miami River; go either
direction to a bridge, cross and drive along the
other side. In the evening hear Pryor's world-
famous band in Royal Palm Park, underneath
the coconut pakns.



















World's Fastest Speed Boats Racing at Annual Regatta

SECOND DAY
ON WATER OF RAINBOW HUES-
Excursion boat or private launch,
as you prefer. On Biscayne Bay you will
view palatial yachts riding at anchor;
steamships, cargo laden; swift speed
boats skimming the surface, or sea planes
winging above you, going or returning
from Bimini, Nassau or Havana. You
get another view of the Causeway and the
islands beyond, the American Venice.
You get a magnificent view of Miami's changing
sky line. Seaward you see the fringe of keys,
with vistas where ocean vessels pass constantly.
Cape Florida, with its ancient lighthouse, is
twelve miles down the bay. En route you see
from the bay the beautiful estates you passed
yesterday by auto. A trip up the Miami River,
a never-forgotten voyage, to the Tropical Gar-
dens, the Alligator Farm; Musa Isle, both with
Seminole Indian villages amid wealth of tropical
growth. Miami's famous marine gardens, seen
through a llliag i4f. Ij-.. l-t.ln.ir needs a day
by itself, but m s, unique and i-tria e that it is
well worth the time spent in exploration.










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An Exciting Golf Match at Miami Country Club

THIRD DAY
C I.i',-nn SPORT CALLS TODAY-Eight
goll courses for your choosing and
you play with a zest never before experi-
enced under ideal but entirely "different"
surroundings. Miami Country Club links
but a few minutes distance, with a view of the
Miami River, amid palms and pines, with haz-
ards that are sporty. Up the Miami canal at
Hialeah are the ever popular Municipal links
and out the Tamiami Trail are the two courses
at Coral Gables amid fascinating Spanish en-
vironment. At Miami Beach are three courses,
near the ocean, with bowers of palms. If ten-
nis is your game, there are fifty courts awaiting
you. If bowling on the green, or roque, or
quoits, entice you, join the games in the city
parks. If you wish a canter astride a steed, go
to Hialeah or the Beach. Perhaps you wish to
see a fast game of polo at the Beach, or the
greyhound racing or horse racing at Hialeah.
Climax the day with a plunge in the pool at one
of the Beach Casinos or at the Royal Palm
Casino. Arrange a dinner party and dance
afterwards in a garden of palms or on a spa-
cious veranda.



















Surf-Bathing in If after ieve r older than Seventy-tu o Degrees

FOURTH DAY
DIP IN THE SURF-No matter what
r month you are here the ocean has
been inviting you every day since your
arrival. You cross the Million-Dollar
Causeway leading to the bathing beach.
For a thousand feet the clean sand slopes
gradually into deeper water. There is
ample length to the beach and thousands
dip in the surf at the same hour without
crowding. Coconut palms, huge multicolored
beach umbrellas, oriental canopies covering easy
chairs, spacious casinos with extensive pools
where champion swimmers perform, the gay
beach gowns of beautiful women, the lithe bath-
ing girls, give a setting which makes this the
most wonderful surf-bathing in the world.
Warmed by the Gulf Stream the ocean has a
winter temperature averaging 72 degrees. End
the afternoon by a motor drive along the ocean
and through Miami Beach. Visit the Aquarium,
and view the largest collection of tropical fish
in the world. At night enjoy a dinner at one
of the casinos and join in the dancing.


















One Day's Catch in This Fisherman's Paradise


FIFTH DAY
LT'S Go FISHING-Engage a boat with
I a skilled captain at the pier. On the
way out into the Gulf Stream you pass
along the reefs where the tigerish barra-
cuda, the king fish, and mackerel are
caught. In the Gulf Stream you catch
the leaping sailfish, the beautiful dolphin,
bonita and most any other variety. If it's
tarpon you seek, you make the trip far-
ther down the keys where the most fa-
mous fishing on the continent is yours.
In the bay and outside are grouper, trout, snap-
per, amber jack, pompano, and some of the
other 600 varieties found in these tropical wa-
ters. Amateur and veteran alike return with
big catches. It is an experience of a life-time.
If you prefer, hire a motor boat and fish in the
bay or take a line and wander out on Collins
Bridge or fish from the Causeway, where you
will have lots of company. Fresh-water fisher-
men drive out along some of the drainage canals
into the Everglades where black bass are plen-
tiful.



















Camp of Seminole Indians Near Miami

SIXTH DAY
T RIP TO THE EVERGLADES-You have
the choice of three routes. Along
the Miami canal, past moored houseboats,
by the Country club, through the Alla-
pattah truck gardens, to Hialeah, newest
city in filmland. Visit the 1Ii.inii moving
picture studios, see the stock and growing
crops on the Curtiss-Bright and other
ranches. Follow the canal a few miles farther
to the 150,000 acre plantation of the Pennsyl-
vania Sugar company, with its $1,500,000 mill
and refinery, and 5,000 acres in cane. Or go
west from Miami on the Tamiami Trail, motor-
ing through Coral Gables, suburb of Spanish
architecture, on past truck farms where you can
see some of the wonderful crops on this muck
soil, out for fifteen or twenty miles into the
Everglades. Or you can go southward from
Miami through the most extensive grapefruit,
orange, avocado and other tropical fruit section,
with vast acres of winter vegetables, driving 45
miles to Royal Palm State Park, a bird and fish
sanctuary, 4,000 acres of Everglades and ham-
mock land in a virgin condition.














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An Avetnu o! Graceful Royal Palms

SEVENTH DAY
TOLD'SS LARGEST SUNDAY SCHOOL
v CLASs-Every Sunday morning in
Royal Palm Park, underneath the palms,
William Jennings Bryan, teacher. Meets
early to permit you to participate later
with some one of fifty religious organiza-
tions which extend you an invitation. For the
afternoon we have saved for you a motor trip
you will never forget-through the beautiful
tropical estate, Villa Vizcaya, of James Deering,
the only place of its kind in America, and said
to have cost $5,000,000 to build. Its owner
generously opens it to the public Sunday after-
noons. See its tropical gardens, lagoons, Italian
Renaissance architecture. You will want to
continue your drive among the other beautiful
estates of Coconut Grove. There are miles of
smooth oiled highways that invite you through
this alluring tropical wonderland.
We have been able to outline only a few of
the many attractions and trips for your first
seven days in Miami. You can spend the next
seventy days delightfully, seeing new sights,
encountering new adventures, and enjoying our
wonderful climate.
Produced by The Record Company, St. Augustine, Fla., U. S. A.





HOTELS Name Cap'y Plan Rates per day Name Cap'y Plan Rates per day
Name Cap'y Plan Rates per day Hermitage (bachelor) 150 R $2.50 up tSunshlne Inn ...... 50 A $18.50wk.up
Abnerholm.......... 50 A 15.00 up Kamp-Kum-N-Go 140 R $1.00 up Ta-Mlami ......150 E $3.00-8.00
Alexandria.......... 75 E $2.50 up Kendon ............. 150 E $2.00 up United States....... 80 E $3.00 up
Al Fresco........... 70 E 1.00up Kentucky Home .... 200 A $9.00-15.wk. Urmey..............300 A 59 00 up
Alhambra...........160 R $5.00 up Leamington........ 200 E $3.00 up Villa D'Este......... 350 E $3.50-7.00
Almo............... 50 R 1.00 up Lenox .............. 60 E $1.00-3.00 Willard (bachelor).... 125 E $1.50 up
Alta Vita...........180 E $2.00 up *Lincoln ............100 A $10.00 up *Woflord ............ 300 A $8.00 up
Ambassador ........125 E $5.00 up McAllister........... 600 E $6.00 up A-American E-European R-Rooms only.
Arcade.............. 50 E $1.00 up McCrory............100 E $2.00 up *Located at Miami Beach.
Bayshore Lodge...... 60 E $1.50 up *Marlborough.........150 A $10.00 up tLocated at Coconut Grove.
Biscae ...........150 E 1.00-5.00 Martinique.......... 100 E 3.00 up
Bradford ............60 E $3.00-6.00 Miami .............. 100 E $3.50 up APARTMENTS-FURNISHED
tCamp Blecone ...... 60 A $35.00 wk. Miles Standish ...... 300 E $2.50 up Season Nov. to Apr., inclusive, unless specified
Central.............125 E $2.00 up Miramar............200 A $10.00-15.00 Name Apts. Rooms Rates-Season
*Charley's Hotel & Grill 50 A&E $2.50-5.00up *Nautilus ........... 400 A 515.00 up Algonquin .......... 23 3to4 $76-200mo.
Columbia Court...... 75 R $15.00wk.up Oaks................ 50 A $25.00wk.up*Alton Road......... 28 3 $1000
Congre............. 86 R $15.00wk.up Oxford. ............. 75 E 2.00 up Asbury Park.... .... 14 3&4 3400-650
Cortes............. .222 E $5.00 up *Pancoast..........240 A $10.00 up Avondale.... ....... 28 2&3 $300-750
Davis............... 75 R 1.00 up Paramount.......... 50 E $2.00-6.00 Bass...... ......... 10 3&4 5450-900
Dolphin.............. 105 E $3.00 up Park................ 125 E $2.50 up Bayshore ........... 12 4&5 $800-1200
El Commodoro ......450 E $3.50 up Pershing ........... 160 E $3.00 up Bay View.......... 16 2to4 $500-1000
tEl Dorado & Cottages 50 A $35.00wk.up Plaza .............. 300 A&E $7.00-3.00up Belfort ............ 20 2to4 $600-1200
Esmeralda........... 80 E $2.50 up Poinsettia ...........125 A $25.00wk.up Berni............... 18 3to5 $1000-1350
Fairfax Hotel & Ap'ts.150 E $2.50-6.50 Ritz .......... ..... 200 E 3.00 up Bet-Mar ............ 12 2to4 5500-700
Flagler..............200 E&A $2.00-7.00up Roberts............. 300 E $5.00 up Bluestone .......... 24 2to3 $300-400
*Flamingo............400 A $15.00 up Royal Palm......... 600 A $10.00 up Bon Air............. 8 4 $1200-1500
*Fleetwood...........700 A&E $15.00 up Royalton............ 75 R $3.00-10.00 Bon Haven.......... 8 2&3 $500-700
Frances............. 100 R $2.00 up Rutherford..........100 E $2.00 up Boulevard .......... 8 3 $400-650
Gralynn...............250 A $6.00 up San Carlos........... 100 E $2.00 up Brickell. ............. 24 2to6 $450-1250
Grand............. 50 E $2.50 up Savoy............... 120 E $1.50-3.50 Bulmer ............. 12 6&7 $1500-2000
Greystone. ..........100 E $3.00 up Security............ .200 E $4.00 up Carton Villa ......... 9 4 $775-850
Green Tree Inn......100 E $1.50 up Seminole ...........150 E $2.00 up Causeway........... 26 3&4 $450-550
Halcyon...............300 A $8.00 up Strand ..............150 E $3.00 up Chamberlin.......... 8 4&5 $500-1000







Name Apts. Rooms Rates-Season Name Apts. Rooms Rates-Season Name Apts. Rooms Rates-Season
Chapman .......... 10 2 $400-450 High White.......... 12 2to4 $150-250 Parkview............ 34 4to6 $450-800
Clara Ed............ 8 2 $400-450 Howlngton .......... 22 45 $225-250 IIPatanna.......... ... 8 4 $500-550
Clifford ............. 30 4 $400-500 Jarrett .............. 24 2to4 $400-550 Pinecrest. ........... 16 3&4 $375-450
Clyde Court......... 73 2to6 $575-1785 Johnson............. 45 2to5 $500-1500 Pine Ridge......... 8 3&4 $500-700
Columns............ 13 2&3 $70-175mo. Julia Tuttle.......... 44 lto3 $1000-2500 Ponce de Leon.......140 1&2 S800-1600
tColumns Court...... 34 2&3 $80-200mo. Kimbark............ 8 3&4 $600-800 Prince Edward Court. 26 2&3 $500-1000
Connecticut. ....... 32 1&2 $300-400 Kosing.............. 8 2 $450 Princlpla ............ 26 34 $500-800
Coronado............ 8 4 $1150-1250 Lafayette............ 17 2 $400-550 Quinn............... 12 3&4 $500-750
Crosel............... 19 1a2 $750-1200 Laura............... 10 2to4 $500-750 Rice................ 15 3a5 $450-1000
Dallas Park.......... 130 lto4 $600-3500 Lawrence Court...... 8 5 $750-850 Rio Vsta............ 8 2 $450
Dayton ............. 8 3&4 $450-600 1 Lincoln............. 24 2 $420-500 Riverside Park....... 8 3a4 $450-650
DeLeach............ 24 3&4 $400-600 Linton.............. 12 1 $30-40 mo. River View.......... 26 1&2 $450-650
Del Rio............. 30 4 $750-1250 Long................ 34 2 $600-1200 Rose ............... 17 2 $50 mo.
Dixie Highway....... 10 1&2 $40-75 mo. Luke................ 10 3a4 $350-700 Santa Marie......... 25 lto3 $80-200mo.
Don................ 29 2&3 $500-1000 Lyndale............. 8 3to4 $450-600 Saragossa .......... 23 2to5 $100-300mo.
tDorn............... 21 2&3 $400-600, McGirt.............. 8 2 $500-650 Songer .............. 8 4 $600-700
Draper........ ...... 16 2to4 $600-1000, Marion.............. 40 1&2 $40-75 mo. Southland........... 17 3 $450-600
Edgewater........... 8 4 $1200 Marshall............ 17 3 $400-500 tTemple Court........ 57 3to6 $600-1200
Eureka.............. 16 3 $250-275. Martna............. 36 7tol2 $700up Thomas-Rinn........ 8 4 $600
Field................ 21 2 $325-400 Maxwell............ 18 4 $850 Valencia............. 52 lto3 $300-950
Fink ............... 18 2to5 $375-700 tMerriam............ 48 lto3 $650-1200 Vendome............ 11 2to4 $450-700
Florida.............. 24 2to3 $500-600 Merwil.............. 33 2 50-100mo. Villa................ 8 4 $600
Fort Dallas.......... 18 2to4 $500-950 Monterey........... 9 4 $15-20 wk. Viola............... 10 3&4 $550-700
Fowler.............. 8 2 $500-600 1 Morrison ............ 8 4 $1150 Waldlmore.......... 19 2 $480-650
Fredora Court....... 24 3&4 $850-1500 New Gautier......... 24 3to5 $425-700 Walker.............. 13 2 $300-400
Goodsell Court....... 8 3 $600-800 Norvilla............ 26 3 $350-500 Wallace ............. 4 4 $750
Gourley ............ 40 lto3 $500-800 Oaklynn............. 12 4 400-600 Washngtonia........ 16 3 $420-550
Granada............ 56 3to7 $1050-3000 Ocean Drive ........ 12 2to4 $650-1250 Wayne.............. 12 34 $495-800
Harold............. 14 lto3 $350-750 Olmstead............ 12 5 $800 Williams ............ 16 2&4 $675-1200
Havemeyer High View 26 3to5 $500-1800 Opal................ 12 3 $400-550 Winton Court........ 12 2 $700-750
Helns ............... 34 4 $750-1000 Osceola ............. 8 1to4 $500-700
tHenrietta Towers......108 2to8 $250-600mo Ostend.............. 17 3to4 $650-1250 *Located at Miami Beach.
Herberta............ 8 3 $600-800 Palms............... 12 3 $700-800 !lLocated at Lemon City. tHotel rooms also.







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Flagler Street, Looking Tooward Biscayne Bay

dY ini, the WonderCity ofqZAmerica
Historical-When the Spanish explorers visited the mouth
of the Miami River more than 300 years ago they found on the
site where the city of Miami now stands an extensive Seminole
Indian village. It was upon this site that the U. S. govern-
ment in 1835, during the Seminole Indian war, built Fort
Dallas, a part of which is still standing. In April, 1896, Henry
M. Flagler built the Florida East Coast Railway to this point
and three months later the city was incorporated.
America's Fastest Growing City-Attention of country
attracted to Miami when U. S. census of 1920 showed a popu-
lation gain of 440 per cent, and Dade county a gain of 258 per
cent, records unequalled by any other city or county in the
nation. Present population 75,000, third city in Florida.
Location- Miami is the farthest south city on the main-
land of the U. S.-more than 500 miles south of Los Angeles
and 366 miles south of Jacksonville. Only large city in nation
located in subtropic zone.
Easy to Reach Miami-Nine trunk lines, north and west,
run trains direct to Jacksonville. Through trains direct to
Miami without change from Chicago, Boston and New York.
Through Pullman coaches direct without change to Miami from
Chicago, New York, Boston, St. Louis, Kansas City, Detroit,
Cleveland, and intermediate points. Frequent trains over the
Florida East Coast Railway from Jacksonville to Miami.
Direct Steamship Service-Passenger steamships direct to
Miami front New York City, Baltimore, Charleston, and New
Orleans. Other steamship lines to Jacksonville, thence to Mi-
ami by train or palatial motor bus. Steamship from New York
to Key West, thence to Miami via the scenic Overseas railroad
of the Florida East Coast Railway.
Motoring Through American Riviera-Millions of dol-
lars have been spent in improving the five nationally known
highways which converge into the Dixie Highway at or near Jack-
sonville. Then begins the most beautiful auto trip in America.
Along the ocean, beside wide rivers, whose banks are fringed




























Champion Swimmers Compete in Famous Roman Pools

with thick foliage, into the tropical zone of evergreen palms,
of perpetual flowers, and wonderful winter homes. A dustless
highway.
Entrancing Inland Water Route--From anywhere along
the Atlantic seaboard one may come to Miami in his own yacht
or houseboat. If seagoing craft, skirt the Florida coast; if a
smaller vessel, take the safe inland route from Jacksonville
south, through the Halifax and Indian rivers and connecting
canals into lovely Biscayne Bay, and then Miami.
Yacht Anchorage in Biscayne Bay-Miami's harbor is the
finest yacht anchorage in the world. Each season the most
palatial yachts and houseboats find anchorage here. During one
week last winter water craft valued at $15,000,000 were in Bis.
cayne Bay, among them the most palatial yachts in the world.
Miami's Distinctive Climate-Miami is in the subtropical
zone in same latitude as southern Egypt, south central India,
and Burmah. Annual mean temperature (U. S. Government
weather report), 75 .1. r..- Four winter months, 68.75; four
summer months, 81. ii.:t. -I temperature last twelve years, 92
degrees; lowest temperature in four years, 40 .1., Miami's
climate tempered throughout the year by T',. Vi... I from
Gulf Stream. No more than three hours' fog during entire year.
Surf-Bathing 365 Days in Year-Winter temperature of
sea at Miami, 72 degrees. Water varies from emerald green to
turquoise blue, with clean, firm, sloping beach. One large
salt-water pool at Miami and four at Miami Beach for still-
water swimming and diving.
Fishing That Satisfies--More than 600 varieties of fish in
waters about Miami and among Florida keys. Kings of the
game fish-tarpon, sailfish, merlin, tuna, barracuda, kingfish,
bonefish, amber jack, dolphin, bonita and sea trout-here in
abundance. Veteran or amateur is sure of a fine catch.
Cruising and Motorboating-South of Miami lie hundreds
of miles of protected cruising waters among coral islands, of
tropical verdure, .c -i,., i ,.." i1 -1 b ,- ...er marine gardens
of great beauty, .;.1 i. ., I r. *..i-ij changing hues.
For 'I. i yachts it is a short run of forty miles across the
Gulf -i.- ... to the Bahamas.





























Plant of Miami Commercial Moving Picture Studios

Forty-five Minutes to Foreign Countries-Miami is an
international airport with a large fleet of limousine seaplanes.
It is 45 min. to Bimini, Bahama Islands; 31 hrs. to Havana.
Cuba; 2 hrs. to Nassau. Palm Beach, up the coast, is only 45 min.
Eight Sporty Golf Courses-Four at Miami, three at
Miami Beach and another nearby. Bermuda grass greens,
scientific hazards, fine club 1.. I.. environment.
unlike that found elsewhere r ,: .. i. r. Midwinter
tournaments of world's professionals and champion amateurs.
Numerous Tennis Courts-Public courts in city parks.
Private courts at several hotels and at the Beach. All hard-
.... -, . ,.. 1, .I I T ,i, .. nts of nation'schampion players.
111all P'hl. I ild4- i. ;. ii conditions always favorable for
polo. Extensive stables in connection with fields at Miami
Beach. Best players and most expensive ponies in America her.
each season. Grandstand and autoparking spaces for spectators.
Excellent Hunting- Within a few hours of Miami are large
cleared areas abounding in quail. In Everglades wild turkey,
deer and other game.
Speed Boat Regatta-Fastest speed boats in America metet
on Biscayne Bay for supremacy at midwinter regatta.
Free Daily Concerts, Pryor's Band--Afternoons and
evenings, from December to April, in Royal Palm Park, under-
neath coconut palms, overlooking beautiful Biscayne Bay.
City Parks- Miami has 16 public parks, total area 104
acres. New 70-acre park, 4,225 feet along Biscayne Bay front,
now under construction. Cost above $2,000,000.
Schools and Consers al iri 11 I school. junior high
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Fifty Religious Organizations-Splendid churches, capa-
ble pastors, excellent music, well-equipped plants, total church
property valuation, 86,000,000.
Million-Dollar Causeway-Two-way, double automobile
concourse, with electric trolley, and pedestrian walk, crosses Bis-
cayne Bay and connects Miami with Miami Beach. It is 3i2 miles
S .. '1 000,000. This engineering marvel was opened 1920.
Slh.llplpll Facilities- liamni has numerous modern and




























Miami Jockey Club's Races Attract World's Fastest Horses
metropolitan stores. Fashion's newest models. especially latest
lodes in summer wear for men a. I ... .., 1. :. .
Second Financial City in I lid.i--, 'i... .
banks. Deposits, April, 1924, $46,233,256, a i r capital deposit
of $767, one of the highest in the country. I I. largest saving-
ba --' r ,ti, in Fl- rida are in Miami.
social 4 liih, and Trade Organizations-Miami's social
clubs, Rotary, Kiwanis, Civitan, Exchange and Lions, extend
cordial welcome to visiting members at weekly luncheons. Mi-
ami Real Estate Board and Miami Ad Club hold weekly lunch-
eons. Visitors interested in these lines invited. Woman's Club,.
Anglers' Club, and Motor Club maintain club quarters.
Superb Motor Highways-Radiating from Miami are 700
miles of smooth rock-based, oil-surfaced motor roads. Dixie
highway ends at Miami. Ingraham highway extends south to
Florida City, 33 riles, and on 15 miles to Royal Palm State Park,
4,000 acres of viqtn hammock, and 30 miles across the Ever-
glades to Cape -. 1 on the Gulf. Tamiami Trail extends 40
miles nearly across Flor I F.. r.i. I. 1 "Motorist's Paradise."
Estates, Ranches anil Plar.sr. t n-- The Miami zone has
some of the most elaborate estates in America, if not in the
world. Among them is the one of James Deering at Miami. It
is said to have cost more than $5,000,000 and is still unfinished.
Visitors admitted Sunday afternoons. Other noted homes are
those of William Jennings Bryan and Commodore Arthur Curtis
James. Curtiss-Bright Ranch, 14,000 acres, five miles west, at
Hialeah. produces wide variety of stock, soil products and poul-
try. Open to public. Pennsylvania Sugar Plantation, 150,000
acres, 5,000 now in cultivation, $1,500,000 sugar mill and refinery
in operation. lt F-r-.1.-i .-..'.-' f titleah. Open to public.
Fruits and A i'v( table P, i,dlt Ilion- Twenty-five per cent
of all Florida grapefruit comes from vicinity of Miami; 95 per
cent of all avocadoes; practically all the mangoes and strictly
tropical fruits. Large shipment of oranges annually. Number
bearing grapefruit and orange trees 850,000; 14,000 acres in
wirt-r i-' l-, t -mtops, beans, peppers, etc. Total value,
fru, ,,-. . ,1 I .. -3, $8,000,000.
Miamumi' II rbhir and Itcrk---',. i- ... ,I .
docks to sea 4/2 miles, 18 1 t : -J ", '. i j i 1 i ;
feet. Docks, railway and harbor expenditure by city and local
interests, $2.000,000; federal government, $1,000.000.















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Yachts at Anchor in Beautiful Biscayne Bay

Miami City Statistics-Area, 18 square miles; land. 5.473
acres; bay, 4,776 acres; river, 75 acres; miles of sidewalks, 92;
storm sewers, 12; sanitary sewers, 110: asphalt paving, 50;
oiled macadam, 55; high pressure fire mains, 2; tax valuation.
1924, $87,697,854, or 75 per cent of market value.
Building Record- During summer of 1924 municipal work
above $2,000,000. Total building permits Miami, 1918, $1,250.-
725; 1919, $3,160,525; 1920, $4,556,365; 1921, $5,415,800; 1922,
$4,641.094; 1923, $7,201,266. Private construction in Miami,
first eight months 1924, $12,420,234: same period in Greater
Miami more than $22,000,000.
General Information- Y. M. C. A., value with equip-
ment, $300,000; Y. W. C. A., $250,000; number hotels, 115,
estimated value, $30,000,000; number apartment houses, 350.
estimated value $20,000,000; number hospitals, 6; theatres, 7;
restaurants, 125; autos, 15,000. Thousands of furnished bun-
galows for those who prefer individual homes.
Excels in Outdoor Sports-Greatest variety any resort in
world; golf, tennis, greyhound racing, horse racing, polo.
trapshooting, horseshoe pitching, roque, lawn bowling, swin-
ming, sailing, motor boat racing, aeroplaning, motoring, horse-
back riding, fishing, canoeing, baseball, football, auto polo.
aquaplaning, hunting, jai alai (fast Spanish ball game) and
others. P,.';-.' . I ..
Night Elnirrt;nlnnltr-- '. ...' never get lonesome in
Miami. There is always .. .i.... to do, some place to go.
Evenings there is dancing ... i. ballrooms, or on wide ve-
randas, or in open-air gardens. Numerous restaurants cater to
late supper parties. At Miami Beach there are casinos, the
most elaborate in America. Within easy motoring distance are
famous inns. Theatres, concerts and a varied list of enter-
tainments to suit all tastes. Miami is the liveliest winter re-
sort in America.
Miami Chamber of Commerce-In Chamber of Commerce
building, 39 N. E. First avenue, Has 1,500 members, maintains
information bureau and ::. : r, for tourists. Total disburse-
mnits, 1923. $172,983.35. .1 illustrated literature about
Miami and Dade County furnished upon request.

















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