It’s an era almost impossible to imagine when ensconced in the notorious nightlife and innovative epicurean exhibitions of South Beach today — that this most iconic segment of our penninsular offshoot was once nothing more than a reliquary for our nation’s retired population, an area with an economy that was firmly centered on those of fixed income, many of Jewish descent. Boldly re-examining an area those new to the Magic City have to see to believe comes the newest exhibition at History Miami, telling a charming story of notable eccentrics, pinochle games and Holocaust survivors through the lenses of 5 photographers. “These immigrants, including my family, came to America and created the America that I was living in,” says David Scheinbaum, Santa Fe photographer and exhibition subject. “This was supposed to be their reward, but that’s not always what it looked like to me.”; HistoryMiami.org.
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