Miami Beach Architectural District

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Miami Beach Architectural District
Location Miami Beach, Florida
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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 where Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace resided, in a mansion on 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

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

Notable Architects


  1. Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  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

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