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1910 - the Bay View Hotel in downtown Miami
1910 Courtesy of Alvin Lederer

1910 - the Bay View Hotel in downtown Miami

Corner of current Biscayne Boulevard and NE 6th Street, Miami


Thank you to Alvin Lederer for contributing this image. Thank you J. Alfonso for identifying the current street intersection for the location.


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Frank 15-Oct-2012 18:47
In 1903, the hotel was moved by scow from Lemon City to NE 6th St. between 1st and 2nd avenues, opposite the Florida East Coast railway station that was located on NE 6th St. between 2nd Avenue and Biscayne Blvd. At that time the hotel was owned by Mr. & Mrs. Daniel M. Conolly, my great-grandparents.
JAlfonso 11-Sep-2012 19:12
Intersection of current Biscayne Blvd and NE 6th St.
Patricio Bridges 26-May-2012 00:30
I know this hotel was in downtown Miami in 1965 because I lived there, they called me the "Baby of Bayview" because I was only 19 years old and most everyone else were senior citizens.
Jeff 08-Nov-2009 00:00
I still maintain it was in downtown Miami, across from the location of the Miami-Dade College downtown campus. Refer to the other picture as I think this is correct...
Guest 22-Aug-2009 23:12
I believe it's original location was in Lemon City (present day Little Haiti) on the bay.
Jeff 15-May-2008 13:02
By the 1950's the Bay View had a stucco exterior, and was located right across the street from where the Miami-Dade Community College downtown campus was built.

A photo taken by the late Ernie Skog showed this, and the negative is now part of [historian] Seth Bramson's permanent collection.