drop-in poster Wrote:
Apr 17, 2014 11:38 AM
http://www.funandsun.com/1tocf/allgosf/mbf/hismb.html "Miami Beach. Early in the 20th century, a few farsighted tycoons, most from the Midwest, who'd made their fortunes in the burgeoning automobile industry, separately conceived an idea for a new playground for the leisure class. Among their most preposterous projects was the dredging of Biscayne Bay to create a man-made beach paradise offshore the new, elegant, tiny city of Miami--which itself was created from a mangrove swamp."