Big Plans for a Monolith of MiMo

July 11th, 2013

http://youtu.be/fpwjN3y2ptU Everybody in Miami -- and probably most people in South Florida -- know the office tower at 7880 Biscayne Boulevard as "the INS Building," and for good reason. Since the U. S. Immigration and Naturalization Service moved in in April 1983, the building has been a flash point of protest, intrigue and controversy, as the many strands of Miami's immigrant communities tense and relax Read More...

Video: A Pair of MiMo Monuments, 1964

April 30th, 2013

http://youtu.be/sssuF02pAuI In this WTVJ special report, broadcast in 1964, reporter Gordon Stevens observes that "the South Florida building trend has been straight up." Stevens reports in detail on two new buildings that exemplify Miami's mid-1960s style: the Bacardi Building, on Biscayne Boulevard at Northeast 20th Street, and the Pan American Airways Building on the north perimeter of Miami International Airport Read More...