Brickell Avenue

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U.S. Route 1 marker

Brickell Avenue
Route information
Length: 1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Existed: 1898 (1898)[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: US 1 (South Dixie Highway) / I‑95 at Southeast 26th Street in Miami
North end: US 41 (Brickell Avenue Bridge) at Biscayne Boulevard Way in Miami
Location
Counties: Miami-Dade
Highway system

Brickell Avenue is the name given to a north–south road, formerly part of U.S. Route 1, in Miami, Florida just south of the Miami River.[2] North of the Brickell Avenue Bridge, U.S. Route 1 is known as Biscayne Boulevard. Brickell Avenue is the main road through the Brickell financial district of Downtown Miami, and is considered a desirable address associated with business and finance. Brickell Avenue is lined mostly with high-rise office buildings. Miami Avenue and Brickell Bay Drive, west and east of Brickell Avenue respectively are lined mostly with Brickell's high-rise residential towers.

It is an off-grid plan main north–south thoroughfare through the south part of Miami's central business district.

Route description[edit]

Brickell Avenue toward the Miami River

From the Miami River south it continues south-southwest and upon crossing Broadway/SE 15th Street it curves southwest and continues in that direction until it terminates at Southeast 26th Road/Rickenbacker Causeway, becoming South Federal Highway for a short distance (about 1/4 mile) until it becomes South Dixie Highway. The portion north of the one-way pair of 7th and 8th Streets carries U.S. Route 41.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arva Moore Parks; Sarah E. Eaton (June 17, 1997). George E. Nolan House, 1548 Brickell Avenue: Designation Report (Report). City of Miami. p. 7. http://www.historicpreservationmiami.com/pdfs/g%20nolan%20hse.pdf. Retrieved November 18, 2012. "By the time the railroad arrived in 1896, spurred in part by the Brickells’ gift of land to Henry Flagler, the Brickells had already paved a rock road, known as the Coconut Grove Trail, through their property. In 1898, the trail became a 145 foot wide roadway called Brickell Avenue and extended from the Miami River to Broadway (15th Road)."
  2. ^ Brickell Avenue Neighborhood Guide

Coordinates: 25°45′58″N 80°11′27″W / 25.766233°N 80.190711°W / 25.766233; -80.190711