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Miami Freedom Tower

Miami Freedom Tower

Monument / Landmark and Museum
Downtown Miami, Miami
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  • HISTORY
    "long-gone Miami News"(3 Tips)
    The Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
    "... in Cuba in the 1960s."(2 Tips)
    Downtown M.
    "reception center for Cuban refugees."(2 Tips)
    Shelly N.
    "The torture exhibit is not for the faint hearted!!"(3 Tips)
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  • Pieter V.
    Pieter VDHOctober 21, 2015
    The design museum inside is free! No tower access though
  • Vallyri
    VallyriMarch 29, 2015
    They have a small museum inside, but you can't really evoke much of the tower itself
  • Downtown M.
    Downtown MiamiSeptember 13, 2013
    ACTIVATE: MDCulture, one night event kicks off the College’s new cultural campaign, will present different artworks and art performances on September 20 6-9pm. More info:dwntwnartdays.com/artdays.php
  • Downtown M.
    Downtown MiamiSeptember 13, 2013
    Come by for the exhibitions of drawing and painting and selected photography and film from CINTAS Foundation Fellows Collection on September 20-22 12pm-5pm. More info: dwntwnartdays.com/artdays.php
  • Downtown M.
    Downtown MiamiSeptember 13, 2013
    Join our Walking Tour No. 1: Three Buildings to visit buildings from previous eras on September 20 at 11am.
  • Miami P.
    Miami ParkingJune 5, 2012
    Check out this list for the best places to park for the Freedom Tower! Read more
  • Downtown M.
    Downtown MiamiApril 13, 2012
    In recent years, the Freedom Tower has served as an important venue for premiere exhibitions of MDC's Art Gallery System
  • Downtown M.
    Downtown MiamiApril 13, 2012
    From 1962 to 1974, the Freedom Tower was a reception center for Cuban refugees.
  • Downtown M.
    Downtown MiamiApril 13, 2012
    It is an example of Mediterranean Revival style with design elements borrowed from the Giralda Tower in Seville, Spain
  • Downtown M.
    Downtown MiamiApril 13, 2012
    Originally completed in 1925 as the headquarters and printing facility of the newspaper The Miami News
  • AIA Florida
    AIA FloridaFebruary 28, 2012
    You are at one of Florida’s Top 100 buildings. To vote the Freedom Tower as the number one building in Florida visit www.aiaflatop100.org. Voting is open from March 5 - April 9, 2012.
  • The Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
    The Miami Freedom Tower is considered the Ellis Island of the south. It is where where Cuban refugees were processed and helped after fleeing communism and oppression in Cuba in the 1960s. Read more
  • The Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
    Considered a Beacon of hope and liberty for all, the Miami Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College will be lit up in pink until October 7 to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. www.bcacampaign.com Read more
  • Ari D.
    Ari DorfmanDecember 19, 2010
    This is a virtual geocache. (GC1DA5) Read more
  • Jennifer C.
    Jennifer ColinaDecember 15, 2010
    Truly a remarkable Bldg in the Miami skyline.
  • Miami New Times
    Miami New TimesNovember 22, 2010
    Historic landmark in Downtown Miami, turned exhibition/event space. Miami New Times' Artopia 2009 was held here.
  • Shelly N.
    Shelly NorthernAugust 25, 2010
    The torture exhibit is not for the faint hearted!!
  • David S.
    David SuMay 27, 2010
    Don't Forget To Be Awesome (DFTBA)
  • HISTORY
    HISTORYApril 6, 2010
    Completed in 1924 and once home to the long-gone Miami News; during the 1960s offices at the Miami Freedom Tower processed requests for political asylum during the first wave of Cuban immigration.
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