National Register Listings in
Miami-Dade County, Florida

Ace Theatre Adams, Carl G., House Allen, Hervey, Study Anderson, William, General Merchandise Store Atlantic Gas Station Bacardi Complex Baird House Barracks and Mess Building-US Coast Guard Air Station at Dinner Key Barry University Historic District Bay Shore Historic District Beth Jacob Social Hall and Congregation Boca Chita Key Historic District Bow, Lily Lawrence, Library Brickell Mausoleum Bryan, William Jennings, House Building at 10108 Northeast 1st Avenue Building at 107 Northeast 96th Street Building at 121 Northeast 100th Street Building at 1291 Northeast 102nd Street Building at 145 Northeast 95th Street Building at 253 Northeast 99th Street Building at 257 Northeast 91st Street Building at 262 Northeast 96th Street Building at 273 Northeast 98th Street Building at 276 Northeast 98th Street Building at 284 Northeast 96th Street Building at 287 Northeast 96th Street Building at 310 Northeast 99th Street Building at 353 Northest 91st Street Building at 357 Northeast 92nd Street Building at 361 Northeast 97th Street Building at 384 Northeast 94th Street Building at 389 Northeast 99th Street Building at 431 Northeast 94th Street Building at 477 Northeast 92nd Street Building at 540 Northeast 96th Street Building at 553 Northeast 101st Street Building at 561 Northeast 101st Street Building at 577 Northeast 96th Street Cadillac Hotel Cape Florida Lighthouse Central Baptist Church City National Bank Building City of Miami Cemetery Cla-Reina Hotel Clune Building Coco Plum Woman's Club Coconut Grove Library Coconut Grove Playhouse Collins Waterfront Architectural District Congress Building Coral Castle Coral Gables City Hall Coral Gables Congregational Church Coral Gables Elementary School Coral Gables House Coral Gables Police and Fire Station Coral Gables Woman's Club Cravero House Crouse House Curtiss, Glenn, House Curtiss, Lua, House I Curtiss, Lua, House II Dade County Courthouse Deering, Charles, Estate Dorsey, D. A., House Douglas Entrance Douglas, Marjory Stoneman, House Downtown Miami Historic District DuPont, Alfred I., Building El Jardin Entrance to Central Miami Etheredge House Faust, Thomas, House Fire Station No. 2 Fire Station No. 4 First Coconut Grove School Florida East Coast Railway Locomotive #153 Florida Pioneer Museum Fontainebleau Hotel Fowey Rocks Light Freedom Tower Fuchs Bakery Fulford by the Sea Entrance Gesu Church Giller Building Grand Concourse Apartments Greater Bethel AME Church Griffiths House Hahn Building Haislip House HALF MOON (shipwreck) Halissee Hall Helm Stores and Apartments Helms House Hialeah Park Race Track Hialeah Seaboard Air Line Railway Station Higgins Duplex Homestead Historic Downtown District Homestead Public School-Neva King Cooper School Homestead Town Hall Huntington Building Hurt, Harry, Building Ingraham Building J & S Building Jackson, Dr. James M., Office Jones Family Historic District Kentucky Home King Trunk Factory and Showroom Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery Lincoln Road Mall Lindeman-Johnson House Long House Lummus Park Historic District Lyric Theater MacFarlane Homestead Historic District Martina Apartments McMinn-Horne House Meyer-Kiser Building Miami Beach Architectural District Miami Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Miami Circle at Brickell Point Site, The Miami City Hospital, Building No. 1 Miami Edison Senior High School Miami Marine Stadium Miami Senior High School Miami Women's Club Miami-Biltmore Hotel Millard-McCarty House Monticello Hotel Mount Zion Baptist Church Munroe, Ralph M., House Naval Air Station Richmond Headquarters Building Nike Missile Site HM-69 Normandy Isles Historic District North Shore Historic District Ocean Spray Hotel Old Spanish Monastery Old US Post Office and Courthouse Olympia Theater and Office Building Opa-locka Bank Opa-Locka Company Administration Building Opa-Locka Railroad Station Osceola Apartment Hotel Palm Cottage Pan American Seaplane Base and Terminal Building Parrot Jungle Historic District Plymouth Congregational Church Ransom School "Pagoda" Richmond Heights Pioneer Historic District Root Building S & S Sandwich Shop Sears, Roebuck and Company Department Store Security Building Seminole Cafe and Hotel Shoreland Arcade Silver Palm Schoolhouse South River Drive Historic District Southside School St. John's Baptist Church Sunshine State Arch Taber Duplex Thomas, Arden "Doc", House Tinsman House Tooker House Trapp Homestead Trinity Episcopal Cathedral US Coast Guard Air Station Hangar at Dinner Key US Post Office and Courthouse Vagabond Motel Venetian Causeway Venetian Pool Virginia Key Beach Park Vizcaya Vizcaya (Boundary Increase) Walgreen Drug Store Warner, J. W., House Wheeler House Women's Club of Coconut Grove
Florida has been the site of many space launches and is home to the Kennedy Space Center, where NASA launched the Apollo missions to the moon in the 1960s and 1970s.
Miami-Dade County, located in southeastern Florida, has a rich and diverse history that spans thousands of years. The area was initially inhabited by Indigenous tribes, such as the Tequesta and the Seminole, who were skilled in farming and fishing along the coast. After European contact in the 16th century, Spanish explorers and settlers established a presence in the region, with Miami named after the Mayaimi Native American tribe.

In the late 19th century, Miami began its transformation from a small settlement to a city. The construction of the Florida East Coast Railway in 1896 connected Miami to the rest of the state, stimulating growth and attracting settlers. The region also benefitted from the Florida land boom of the 1920s, which brought an influx of investors and development to Miami-Dade County. However, the crash of the stock market in 1929 led to an economic depression that severely impacted the region.

Throughout the mid-20th century, Miami-Dade County experienced significant population growth and cultural shifts. In the 1950s and 1960s, many Cuban exiles fled to Miami following the Cuban Revolution, establishing a strong Cuban-American presence and shaping the city's culture and economy. The 1980s brought an influx of immigrants from Central and South America, further diversifying the population and contributing to Miami's status as a global hub.

In recent years, Miami-Dade County has faced challenges such as urban sprawl and issues related to climate change and sea-level rise. The county continues to be a major economic and cultural center, known for its vibrant arts scene, beautiful beaches, and diverse communities. It remains a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors from around the world to experience its unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty.

This timeline provides a condensed summary of the historical journey of Miami-Dade County, Florida.

  • 1825 - The Territory of Florida establishes Dade County
  • 1896 - Dade County is renamed as Miami-Dade County
  • 1920s - Miami undergoes a real estate boom, attracting many investors and tourists
  • 1926 - The Great Miami Hurricane devastates the area, causing significant damage and loss of life
  • 1930s - The construction of the Tamiami Trail connects Miami to the west coast of Florida
  • 1959 - Fidel Castro's revolution in Cuba leads to a large influx of Cuban refugees in Miami
  • 1963 - Miami-Dade County's population reaches 1 million
  • 1980s - Miami experiences a surge in drug-related violence and a wave of immigration from Central and South America
  • 1992 - Hurricane Andrew hits Miami-Dade County, causing widespread destruction
  • 2001 - Miami-Dade County's population exceeds 2 million
  • 2012 - Miami-Dade County celebrates its 100th anniversary