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Alexander Calzadilla is a Cuban male originally from Philadelphia, who has happily called Miami his home since moving here at the age of 15. He attended Southwest Sr. High School and Florida International University, ultimately receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. While in college, he began working as a paralegal for the Law Offices of Jeffrey E. Reichenbacher, a position he kept for seven years after graduation. He subsequently worked at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius Associates before landing at Costa Nursery. After distinguishing himself with many accomplishments, he was promoted to the position of Director of Specialty Products, which included the orchid, bonsai and lucky bamboo departments. When Alex was first put in charge of the three departments, they ranked near the bottom. By the time he left Costa after seven years, Alex had transformed the floundering departments into unqualified successes, posting record earnings, sales and profitability. In 2008 Alex was named the Costa Employee of the Year. Alex now puts his formidable prowess as a businessman into his newest venture, Avant-Garde Home Furnishings, LLC, serving as Managing Partner.

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We offer home furnishings and decor for every area of your home,both inside and out, always striving to bring you the most current design elements being used by today's top designers, at a fraction of their retail cost. Whether you are completely redecorating an area of your home, looking for the perfect accent piece to finish off an existing room, shopping for a unique gift, or simply "window shopping" to get design ideas, Avant-Garde is the place to go for everything modern & contemporary for your home.

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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Part 1: Downtown Miami in Detail..


 Part 1 of a 5 part Miami Beach and Miami series dedicated to architecture and design

I went out for a drive today and honestly these two cities are both very modern, have great buildings that are unique, and are great cities to drive around in just to take a spin and enjoy the day sunlight, weather, and scenery. They are modern, contemporary, and have a young hip crowd making them two of the most trendy and young cities in the United States. Enjoy the following pictures of Downtown Miami. 

I will continue to write about these cities in the following order with the following themes

Hope all of you enjoy these truly beautiful cities...

Introduction Part 1 - City of Miami and Miami Beach at    night - Published
Introduction Part 2 - Downtown Miami -  Published
Part 1 - Downtown Miami in detail - Published
Part 2 - Miami Beach Art Deco District
Part 3 - Rhodes Section Miami
Part 4 - South Beach
Part 5 - Entertainment District Downtown Miami

Part 1 - Downtown Miami in Detail

All of these pictures were taken today, in the beautiful Florida Sun

Downtown Miami as you get of I-95

On 836 about to grab I-95 (Downtown)
I-95 heading into Downtown

Downtown Miami

Residential Quarter Downtown Miami

Residential Quarter

Getting off into downtown

As we approach the end of the ramp

The new Wells Fargo tower and the three square Icon Buildings (6 buildings in this picture are new)

The Wells Fargo Tower

Banking Towers on the left residential on the right

Once Miami's largest building, SunTrust Tower

Residential Towers

On Biscayne, Downtown's main artery

On Biscayne heading toward the American Airlines Arena

The Miami Everglades Hotel and Residences

Residential Quarter with American Airlines Arena and Bayside Marketplace on the right

Interior Downtown shops

Famous Miami Landmark STILL under construction

And still under construction

The modern buildings of Miami Dade Community College

Into Miami Dade with the Federal courthouse in the back ground

Brickell, Miami Residential area


Hope all of you enjoy these stunning photographs

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