The Venice of America: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fort Lauderdale's past and present: its turbulent history, its world famous beaches that stretch over 23 miles, its busy international marina and port, its yacht and cruise ship centers, its innumerable water canals, exotic nature & wildlife, its lush colorful flora, its unforgettable sunrises and much more...A comprehensive, visual tour of the city known as The Venice of America. Surveying the city's fascinating history, this pictorial by Minerva Bloom, begins with the first settlers and continues with Florida's land boom: a crucial period that would make Fort Lauderdale a unique place in America. This reference book is an essential guide for history buffs, travelers, yacht aficionados, lovers of wildlife and flora and cultural studies of a city that captures a unique, proud, modern and distinct spirit.
- Electronic book text
- 13 Sep 2011
- Morrisville, NC, United States