Take stroll through Miami Beach landmarks, see people walking down Lenox Avenue and window shop in retro retail shops with this photo collection of street scenes from decades past.
4/10/1947: NEW LINCOLN CORP, FIVE-STORY BUILDING WITH ITS STRAIGHT LINES ADDS proof of expanding importance of Lincoln Road, decorated with royal and coconut palms, as a retail artery at Miami Beach. The new structure, shown on the left, was started in March of last year as a one-story building, but in July permit for four additional floors was issued, the permits calling for a -total construction cost of $250,000. There is a frontage of 75 feet on Lincoln Road and 170 feet on Washington ave., providing ground space for 10 stores. Offices occupy the upper floors. The flamingo theater building, immediately east of the larger building, was put up by Lincoln Enterprises, the permit calling for a construction cost of $150,000, on a site 115 feet by 170 feet, which space includes the new Lincoln cafeteria. Ihe theater seats 600.