The best way to understand and appreciate the buildings of the Art Deco District is to view them at close-range, thereby experiencing the structures in context. A walking tour affords the opportunity to learn more about the history of the City of Miami Beach, the history of the Miami Design Preservation League, and the buildings themselves. Conducted by local historians and architects, this tour provides an introduction to the Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival and Miami Modern styles found throughout the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District. It is a 90-minute walking tour with ample chances to explore hotels, restaurants and other commercial structures inside and out.
Mondays at 9:00 am
Tuesdays at 9:00 am
Wednesdays at 9:00 am
Thursdays at 5:00 pm
Fridays at 9:00 am
Saturdays at 9:00 am
Sundays at 9:00 am
Duration: 2.5 hours
Includes: Transportation to/from Hotels located in Miami Beach & Downtown, English/Spanish speaking staff in vehicle, English Guided Tour. Spanish tour available on request.
* Please note: There is a $22.00 surcharge for pick up at hotels in other Greater Miami locations that will be payable at the time of your tour.
Gray Line Miami comes together to contribute with Miami Design Preservation League.
FROM MDPL MISSION:
Miami Design Preservation League (MDPL) is a non-profit organization devoted to preserving, protecting, and promoting the cultural, social, economic, environmental and architectural integrity of the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District and all other areas of the City of Miami Beach where historic preservation is a concern. Originally organized by Barbara Capitman in 1976 it is the world’s oldest Art Deco Society. MDPL provides cultural and educational programs to Miami-Dade County residents, surrounding counties, citizens of Florida and to national and international visitors and tourists. Our programs are developed for the general public and have special appeal to those interested in art, design, architecture, history, preservation, urban and community planning and development.