Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College
Downtown Location Just across from Bayside Marketplace is the Historic Freedom Tower. Currently exhibiting artwork it was originally the gateway where most Cuban exiles escaping Cuba in the 1950's entered into Miami.
Adult admission: Free Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 12pm to 5pm (gallery); building hours are variable Miami’s first proper skyscraper, Freedom Tower, was built in the mid-1920s. It housed the “Miami Daily News and Metropolis” (later “Miami News”) newspaper until the late 1950s, when it was…
The Freedom Tower (Spanish: Torre de la Libertad) is a building in Miami, Florida, designed by Schultze and Weaver. It is currently used as a contemporary art museum and a central office to different disciplines in the arts associated with Miami Dade College. It is located at 600 Biscayne Boulevard…
One of the most culturally meaningful landmarks in the city, this model of Seville’s Giralda Cathedral Bell Tower was built in 1925. Its history includes being used to process Cuban exiles from 1962 to 1974 – thus its nickname. It originally housed The Miami News, and now hosts the MDC Museum of Art…
The most iconic landmark in Downtown Miami. It's often referred to as the "Ellis Island of the South," thanks to the role it played in Cuban Immigration. Not only is the historic building worth a look from the outside (it changes colors at night every now and then, too), but inside you’ll find…
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