Articles by Casey Piket

Flagler Street on VJ Day in 1945

The Decades: 1940 – 1949

The first half of the 1940s was defined by World War II. Miami and all of South Florida was taken over by the military. Given its ideal climate and topography,…


Dinner Key in 1930s

The Decades: 1930 – 1939

The seventh episode of the Miami History Channel features the decade of the 1930s. The decade of the Great Depression brought both despair and opportunity. Florida began to ease out…



Flagler Street in 1925

The Decades: 1920 – 1929

The sixth episode of the Miami History Channel features the decade of the 1920s in Miami and South Florida. The 1920s could easily be described as the most eventful decade…


Parade down Flagler Street in 1911

The Decades: 1910 – 1919

The fifth episode of the Miami History Channel features the second decade of the twentieth century in Miami. The beginning of the decade was highlighted by the celebration of Miami’s…


Flagler Street looking East in 1900s

The Decades: 1900 – 1909

The fourth episode features the first decade of the twentieth century in Miami and southeast Florida. The turn of the century represented a time of development and moderate growth. Miami…


The Lobby in 1896

The Decades: 1890 – 1899

The third episode of the Miami History Channel will provide the story of the people and events that led to the incorporation of the City of Miami in the middle…


Brickell Trading Post

The Decades: 1850 – 1889

The second episode of the Miami History Channel will share the story of the wilderness of Southeast Florida prior to incorporation. Although Miami was not the center of many of…


Tequestas in Everglades

The Decades: 8000BC – 1849AD

The first episode of the Miami History Channel will share the story of Miami’s earliest inhabitants. Due to recent archaeological findings, it has been determined that Miami’s history dates back…