Miami Ocean Drive
Ocean Drive in 1920 and Ocean Drive today.
Miami Ocean Drive is one of the the most famous streets in Miami, it is located in South Beach between Collins avenue and the ocean, it starts on first street and goes all the way up to fourteenth street
Ocean Drive has many hotels, bars and restaurants, they are more expensive than everage.
If you are looking for better prices you should go a few blocks west away from the beach.
You can see walking on Ocean Drive from the richest to the poorest members of society.
Beautiful people, models, actors and sports players in their expensive cars.
Nowadays you can also see a lot of homeless people begging for money and laying down on the grass of Lumus park
Many of the homeless are Vietnam war veterans, some have college degrees, they never thought one day they would end up on the streets, that's the price of war.
Many feel used like toilet paper by the government, now that they no longer can be used to fulfill the objectives of the rulling class they are discarded on the streets.
The water of the beach on Ocean Drive is pretty much calm and very clean, you can see your feet when the water is up to your neck.
Topless sunbathing is allowed.
The beach sand of Ocean drive comes from other countries, because there is a big erosion problem in Miami Beach.
Most of the buildings are Art Deco style, they were erected between 1920 and 1945 and have been restored a few years ago.
Art Deco had its origins in Paris in the first decades of the 20th century.
Miami Beach has the largest collection of Art Deco architecture in the world.
Most of the Art Deco buildings have been showed on TV and movies.
The Historic Art Deco District starts on the beach on the East, untill Lenox Avenue on the West, 5th Street on the South and Dade Boulevard/23rd Street on the North.
When you come to Miami don't forget to visit Ocean Drive Miami.
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