The Congress Building

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Congress Building
Downtown Miami Development of Regional Impact Historic Site
The Congress Building's Chicago School elements of the 1926 expansion.
The Congress Building seen from Northeast 1st Street on April 5, 2010.
Located in Florida, two blocks from Bayfront Park.
Located in Florida, two blocks from Bayfront Park.
Location of The Congress Building in Florida.
Location 111 Northeast 2nd Avenue, Downtown Miami, Florida
 United States
Coordinates 25°46′32.088″N 80°11′24.8274″W / 25.77558000°N 80.190229833°W / 25.77558000; -80.190229833Coordinates: 25°46′32.088″N 80°11′24.8274″W / 25.77558000°N 80.190229833°W / 25.77558000; -80.190229833
Built 1923, expanded in 1926
Architect Martin L. Hampton Associates and W. S. Tyler, Inc.
Architectural style Mediterranean Revival with Chicago school and Neoclassical elements
Governing body Related Group
NRHP Reference # 85000553[1]
Added to NRHP March 14, 1985

The Congress Building, or simply the Congress Building, is a historic skyscraper in Downtown Miami, Florida, United States. It is located at the address of 111 Northeast 2nd Avenue. The Congress Building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 14, 1985, and is locally identified a historic site in the Downtown Miami Development of Regional Impact (DRI). The Congress Building was formerly office space until 1999, when it was restored and converted to apartments. At street level, the building contains retail space which is leased to a number of stores and services including a financial establishment, The Loft condo sales center, beauty salon and café. Originally the building was five stories, the additional 16 were added on later.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 

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