The Free Architecture Guide of Miami (PDF)

Virginia Duran Blog- Miami Architecture Guide 2017 PDF
Miami is a beautiful city full of architecture, which is sometimes overshadowed by the reputation of its beaches and nightlife. Miami is this amazing city where you can find anything you want. If you want sun and sand, you’ll have it. But if you wanted a 12th century monastery brought stone by stone from Spain you could have it too. If you find any mistakes, or have any suggestions please let me know, my intention is to keep it useful. Hope you enjoy!

Download pdf here: Miami Architecture Guide 2017 (PDF)
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20 thoughts on “The Free Architecture Guide of Miami (PDF)

  1. I had no idea there was so many architecturally significant buildings in Miami. Quite a few of them from the 1920s and 30s, it seems, and I am wondering why these times were so productive. Your lists are amazingly detailed.


  2. This is an incredible list. I was in Miami earlier this year… I didn’t have a lot of time out on my own but I was very impressed with the city. I am saving this map for my next visit (whenever that might be).


    • You should go back soon! There is so much to see. If you only have a few days check the 5* spots on the PDF, it’s completely worth it. Did you like any building in particular?


      • As I love Art Deco, several of the buildings in South Beach, of course. However, I was really surprised by all the skyscrapers in and around downtown Miami… I was not expecting that… although generally speaking I am not enamored with that kind of architecture I found myself really enjoying wandering around in those canyons of glass, concrete and steel. Although I understand a good percentage of the space lies empty. I have a few photos I need to post somewhere!


      • That sounds really good! I think Miami is a city of contrast between the old and the new, the Latin culture and the North American philosophy. I prefer the old part, the one that is full of color and history but have to admit that some new buildings add personality to the city such as the new Science Museum.
        I would love to see your photos by the way 🙂


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  9. We are a bunch of volnteers and opening a new scheme inn our community.
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  13. I’m heading for Miami next week for 9 days and I’m super excited to use your architectural guide, I only have one question, I don’t really understand the legend with the stars that says
    Legend: ***** (1 day)
    **** (2-3 days)
    *** (3-4 days)
    * (5-7 days)

    does it mean go to this place if you are staying for this long in Miami?
    Please explain, besides that I believe it is going to be very very helpful!

    Thank you!


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