Ocean Drive Ogling
Miami Art Deco Tour
MiMo, World War Two, and Contemporary Architecture
Take Aways: Deco To Go
The majority of this tour is outside on the streets and is accessible by wheelchair. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding accessibility. We are also happy to design a private, customized tour for visitors with mobility concerns.
The walk begins near Lummus Park and ends in a similar location. Your confirmation email will have the exact meeting point details along with a map, and 24/7 phone number.
Tours operate rain or shine, but in the case of inclement weather, your guide will modify the tour so more time is spent indoors. It never hurts to have an umbrella on hand.
Annette is a 20 year resident of Miami Beach. She came here for museum work which grew into other jobs through which she has immersed herself in the architecture, culture, history, heritage, and more of the region. Fromm earned a Ph.D. in folklore at Indiana University with an emphasis on ethnic identity and customs and rituals of immigrant groups in the US and elsewhere which gives her a unique perspective on the evolving life in South Florida. She is an accomplished lecturer, teacher, and mentor who enjoys showing off her city to visitors. Annette is also a foodie who explores food traditions in Miami and elsewhere.
Sylvia has gathered information about her native Miami since she strolled along its streets as a child. A Florida International University graduate in Communications, she worked as a local journalist, winning two Florida Associated Press Awards for Editorial Writing and serving a 2008 fellowship for the Peter Jennings Project for Journalists and the Constitution at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. She was an educator at HistoryMiami Museum and now teaches for Florida International University and Nova Southeastern University’s lifelong learning programs. She is a Miami-Dade County Heritage Tourism Guide and a member of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Miami. She publishes “Tropical Tracings,” about Florida history, and “Her Steps,” about American women’s history, on Facebook and co-hosts "Roadside Florida," a television program about Florida's historic tourist attractions produced by Miami-Dade College and the Lynn & Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives.
Idamar’s love affair with Architecture and Art started at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana where she completed her undergraduate and graduate education on these subjects. She moved to Las Vegas in 2001 where she accepted a position as Architecture Designer for Wynn Design and Development. In 2005 Idamar became an Adjunct Faculty Member at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada Architecture School. She also became an Art Educator for the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum, Las Vegas. During these years she was a freelance writer for several Las Vegas publications, 944, Seven Magazine and Vegas Rated. She authored many articles addressing art, fashion, architecture, travel and lifestyle. While leading an Art Consulting Firm, IS Contemporary Art. Idamar Siverio joined the Perez Art Museum Miami in 2013 as an educator, a position she holds to the present day.
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