Hotels near Fire Station No. 2
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Miami's Old Fire Station No. 2 is a historic fire station just north of Downtown Miami. Designed by architect August C. Geiger, Fire Station No. 2 was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1989. The fire station was originally built in 1926 and recently underwent a massive renovation to preserve its history and architecture.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Fire Station No. 2

Courtyard by Marriott Miami West/ FL Turnpike
Courtyard by Marriott Miami West/ FL Turnpike
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4.3
11580 Nw 105th Street, Miami
from $99
Homewood Suites by Hilton Miami Airport West
from $99
Conrad Miami
Conrad Miami
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4.3
1395 Brickell Ave, Miami
from $169
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Miami Airport E Medical Center
from $116
La Quinta Inn Miami Airport North
La Quinta Inn Miami Airport North
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3.9
7401 Nw 36th St, Miami
from $72
Hotel Beaux Arts Miami
Hotel Beaux Arts Miami
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4.5
255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami
from $206
Sonesta Coconut Grove Miami
Sonesta Coconut Grove Miami
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4.1
2889 Mcfarlane Rd, Miami
from $159
Country Inn & Suites Miami Kendall
Country Inn & Suites Miami Kendall
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4.1
11750 Mills Dr, Miami
from $95
JW Marriott Miami
JW Marriott Miami
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4.0
1109 Brickell Ave, Miami
from $169
Best Western Premier Miami Int'l Airport Hotel & Suites
from $89
More About Hotels near Fire Station No. 2...

Affordable Hotels in the Omni District 

Miami's historic Fire Station No. 2 is in the Omni District of Downtown Miami, near Overtown neighborhood. While there are no hotels immediately adjacent to the fire station, Hilton Miami Downtown and Casa Moderna Miami Hotel are close affordable hotel options.

While the Omni District is outside the heart of downtown, it is an up and coming area of Downtown Miami and is served by the Omni Loop branch of the free Metromover, which means you can easily head into Brickell for shopping and dining. The other downside is if your holiday coincides with the annual Miami International Boat Show as hotel rates could be significantly higher. On the plus side, water-view rooms include stunning panoramas of the Venetian Islands and South Beach.

Omni is considered an urban residential neighborhood and is home to some historic buildings and the Omni International Mall. Other hotels in Omni and near Fire Station No. 2 include DoubleTree by Hilton, Marriott Miami Biscayne, and Opera Suites & Marina.

Visiting Fire Station No. 2

Fire Station No. 2 is located at 1401 North Miami Avenue. Its addition to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places is a worthy accomplishment and ensures the building will be preserved. The building has been declared a significant architectural example of the Mediterranean Revival style. It was constructed in the 1920's when Miami was booming and the need for municipal services was at an all-time high.

August Geiger, the noted South Florida architect, was the mastermind behind Fire Station No. 2. His  work was well-respected within Florida, and he's responsible for other landmark properties, including the 1915 Miami City Hospital and the 1925 Dade County Courthouse. Both of those are among Geiger's properties that were included in the National Register of Historic Places.

Fire Station No. 2 underwent a massive renovation thanks to new owners Omni/Midtown Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), who now maintains office on the second floor of the historic fire station. The downstairs was recently leased to a restaurant as part of a neighborhood reinvigoration project.

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