The Williams McCall Gallery is the first fine art gallery located in the trendy South of Fifth neighborhood of South Beach and has become a "must visit" destination for art lovers and collectors. The stylishly minimalist gallery represents a diverse roster of local and international artists creating contemporary paintings, works on paper, fine art photography, encaustic collage and sculpture. There is a unique mix of emerging, mid-career, and established artists. Several of the artists have a strong Provincetown connection- the oldest, largest, and continuous art colony in America.
This monument located at the northern end of Cuban Memorial Boulevard Park pays homage to the fallen heroes of the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of 1961. The memorial more specifically honors the 116 men from Battalion 2506, all of whom lost their lives during the doomed invasion. An eternal flame burns atop the monument and if you walk down the park boulevard, there are other landmarks along the way which include a monument to Cuban journalists as well as a Ceiba tree used to make offerings in the syncretic religion, Santeria.
The South Beach is a paradise for all those who love to surf and enjoy water sports. The South Beach at 20th Street is known for the polo competitions hosted here. Every year Miami Beach Polo World Cup is held here and fans from all over head here to enjoy the cool game.
Dedicated to the Latin American political leader and freedom fighter, Simón Bolívar, the statue on Biscayne Boulevard forms a part of the Bayfront Park. Bolivar played a pivotal role in Latin America's struggle for independence from her Spanish rulers. The bronze statue was a gift from the Government of Venezuela, that was stored in a warehouse for a couple of years before being unveiled and dedicated in 1984. Towering a little more than 8 feet (2.43 meters) high, the statue stands for friendship, peace and harmony between the United States and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
Located at the intersection of North East 3rd Street and the Biscayne Boulevard is the Plaza Libertador Simon Bolivar which can be easily spotted when one sees the statue of Simon Bolivar erected at the center of the plaza. Simon Bolivar was a political leader and a military personnel who played a pivotal role in the liberation of Latin America. The plaza is a beautiful open space perfect for evening walks or strolling babies. The area is surrounded by many restaurants and bars and is buzzing throughout the day.
Bearing an uncanny resemblance to the eye of a fly, Buckminster Fuller's Fly's Eye Dome is one of the major attractions in Miami owing to its unique and innovative architecture. Commissioned and designed by R. Buckminster Fuller, the monument attained its current form after its original architect's demise. It was in 2012 that the institute named after him and a number of other organizations including Goetz Composites earnestly began working on the structure. The dome which exists today has been constructed in accordance with the prototypes devised by Fuller before his death, and the Fly's Eye is open to the public free of charge on all days of the week.
Conceived and designed by German designer Konstanin Grcic, Netscape In Miami Design District is an intricate web of 24 chairs suspended from a metal frame which contorts to form a six-point star overhead. These innovative seats are situated in the artistic design fair of Miami, and have invited a great many visitors to swing from the chairs which bear uncanny resemblances to hammocks. The columns supporting the metal frame are draped in green plants, and the contrast is a spectacular one as visitors admire the carefully crafted structure which never fails to amaze!