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Amazing Mid-century Photographs of Miami

It’s time for another collection of Amazing Mid-century Photographs. This time we take you to sunny Miami, Florida during the 1950s. The photos were taken by Don Boyd. Check out these 86 photographs of 1950s Miami.

Also check: New York During the 1970’s

1. Aerial view of the Miller Road to Bird Road area, Southwest Dade County, Florida, 1950.

1950 - Aerial view of the Miller Road to Bird Road area

2. Crowd enjoying a concert at the new Bayfront Park Bandshell in downtown Miami, 1950.

1950 - Crowd enjoying a concert at the new Bayfront Park Bandshell in downtown Miami

3. The South Beach fishing pier, 1950.

1950 - the South Beach fishing pier

4. 1950’s – a Re-nu-art (Renuart) lumber yard somewhere in South Florida

A Re-nu-art Lumber Yard in Florida in the 1950's

5. 1950’s – aerial view looking north at Sunny Isles with the famous fishing pier

1950s - aerial view looking north at Sunny Isles with the famous fishing pier

6. 1950’s – aerial view looking northeast over downtown Miami, Biscayne Bay and Miami Beach

1950s - aerial view looking northeast over downtown Miami, Biscayne Bay and Miami Beach

7. 1950’s – Dressel’s Dairy Farm quart milk bottle

Dressel's Dairy Farm quart bottle of milk from the 1950's or 196

8. 1950’s – East Coast Fisheries and the River Edge Hotel on the Miami River

1950s - East Coast Fisheries and the River Edge Hotel on the Miami River

9. 1950’s – Fishing boats and the Jungle Queen tour boat at Pier 5 downtown Miami

Fishing and tour boats at Pier 5 in downtown Miami 1950's.

10. 1950’s – Honey Hill Pharmacy at NW 2nd Avenue (State Road 7 and US 441) and Honey Hill Road (NW 199th Street)

Honey HIll Pharmacy in Miami in the 1950's

11. 1950’s – Imperial Lanes, a relatively new bowling alley on West Dixie Highway in north Dade County

1950s - Imperial Lanes

12. 1950’s – looking west towards Miami on the 79th Street Causeway

1950s - looking west towards Miami on the 79th Street Causeway

13. 1950’s – Matheson Hammock, Coconut Grove

1950s - Matheson Hammock, Coconut Grove

14. 1950’s – Oolite Concrete Company cement truck

1950s - Oolite Concrete Company cement truck

15. 1950’s – Peoples Bank of North Miami Beach on NE 125th Street and 12th Avenue, North Miami

1950's - Peoples Bank of North Miami Beach

16. 1950’s – Peoples National Bank of Miami Shores at 95th Street and NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores

1950's - Peoples National Bank of Miami Shores

17. 1950’s – R&J Electric, South Florida Insurance Agency, Lee’s Beauty Salon, and Lucille Brunner Real Estate in North Miami Beach

1950's - R&J Electric, South Florida Insurance

18. 1950’s – SausageTree planted by Mrs. Maude Black in 1907 along Ingraham Highway south of Coconut Grove

1950's - SausageTree planted by Mrs. Maude Black

19. 1950’s – the Avocado Trailer Park at 1170 NW 79th Street, Miami

1950s - the Avocado Trailer Park

20. 1950’s – the bottom of a milk bottle from Dr. John G. DuPuis’ White Belt Dairy, Miami’s first dairy farm

Photo of a White Belt Dairy milk bottle from the 1950's

21. 1950’s – the Briar Bowl Tobacconist at 108 23rd Street, Miami Beach

1950s - the Briar Bowl Tobacconist

22. 1950’s – the Tradewinds Trailer Park at 1921 NW 79th Street, Miami

1950s - the Tradewinds Trailer Park

23. 1950’s – WTVJ Channel 4 ad for “Tumbleweed” package of western shows from 5:30pm to 6:15pm Monday through Friday

1950s - WTVJ Channel 4 ad

24. 1951 – Beer bar, Mutual Financial Services, Beauty Salon and Venetian Blinds on NW 7 Avenue and 96 Street, Miami

1951 - Beer bar, Mutual Financial Services, Beauty Salon

25. 1951 – Filers Hardware store on the southwest corner of NW 7 Avenue and 95 Street, Miami

1951 - Filers Hardware store

26. 1951 – looking west from Alton Road and Dade Boulevard on Miami Beach

1951 - looking west from Alton Road and Dade Boulevard on Miami Beach

27. 1951 – Miami shoreline with Bayfront Park in the foreground

1951 - Miami shoreline with Bayfront Park in the foreground

28. 1951 – Replacement of the NW 36 Street Bridge over the Miami River Canal plans

1951 - Replacement of the NW 36 Street Bridge over the Miami River Canal plans

29. 1951 – the Allan Paint and Hardware store on the southwest corner of NW 79 Street and 16 Avenue, Miami

1951 - the Allan Paint and Hardware store

30. 1951 – the northwest corner of NW 7 Avenue and 95 Street, Miami

1951 - the northwest corner of NW 7 Avenue and 95 Street, Miami 1

31. 1951 – the Northwest corner of NW 7 Avenue and 95 Street, Miami

1951 - the northwest corner of NW 7 Avenue and 95 Street, Miami 2

32. 1951 – Tony’s Cleaners and Laundry, Peggy’s Beauty Salon and Lena’s and Flora’s Florist Shop, NW 79 Street and 16 Avenue, Miami

1951 - Tonys Cleaners and Laundry

33. 1952 – aerial view of the west end of the 79th Street Causeway in Miami, Florida

1952 - aerial view of the west end of the 79th Street Causeway in Miami, Florida

34. 1952 – Burl Grey’s boat at a dock at Barney’s Bayshore Boat Rentals and where the Miami Herald later built on the bay

1952 - Burl Greys boat at a dock

35. 1953 – the Bell Haven Trailer Park pool featured in an ad for a trailer manufacturer, Miami

1953 - the Bell Haven Trailer Park pool

36. 1953 – WIOD-AM (later WCKR-AM and back to WIOD) radio broadcast towers off 79th Street Causeway

1953 - WIOD-AM radio

37. 1954 – Aerial view of the Golden Glades Interchange looking west

1954 - Aerial view of the Golden Glades Interchange

38. 1954 – Closer aerial view of the Golden Glades Interchange looking west

1954 - Closer aerial view of the Golden Glades Interchange

39. 1954 – Matheson Hammock and the beach pavilion

1954 - Matheson Hammock and the beach pavilion

40. 1954 – the Cloverleaf (Golden Glades Interchange) looking southeast at State Road 9

1954 - the Cloverleaf

41. 1955 – Magnolia Sundries and a Mrs. Natt’s Bakery truck at 14570 NW 22nd Avenue, Opa-locka, Florida

1955 - Magnolia Sundries

42. 1955 – Park & Shop City on NW 36th Street and 25th Avenue, Miami

1955 - Park and Shop City

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