1 7860 FIU Panthers Football NCAA D-I (Conference USA) FIU Stadium (23,500) 15,453 None 2014 47.1% 2,801,198 48.1% 2,865,343 White or Caucasian (including White Hispanic) 72.6% 73.8% 75.0%! Overview Cultural institutions Miami-Fort Lauderdale is the 12th largest radio market and the 16th-largest television market in the U.S television stations serving the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area include WAMI-TV (UniMas) WBFS-TV (MyNetworkTV) WSFL-TV (The CW) WFOR-TV (CBS) WHFT-TV (TBN) WLTV (Univision) WPLG (ABC) WPXM (ION) WSCV (Telemundo) WSVN (FOX) WTVJ (NBC) WLRN-TV (PBS) and WPBT (also PBS) the latter television station being the only channel to serve the entire metropolitan area. Mammals: Florida panther northern river otter mink eastern cottontail rabbit marsh rabbit raccoon striped skunk squirrel white-tailed deer Key deer bobcats red fox gray fox coyote wild boar Florida black bear nine-banded armadillos Virginia opossum, 1.4% Jamaican The geographical area of Florida diminished with the establishment of English settlements to the north and French claims to the west the English attacked St Augustine burning the city and its cathedral to the ground several times Spain built the Castillo de San Marcos in 1672 and Fort Matanzas in 1742 to defend Florida's capital city from attacks and to maintain its strategic position in the defense of the Captaincy General of Cuba and the Spanish West Indies, 20 Homestead Miami-Dade 31,909 60,512 70,477 +16.47% 5.7 Government Demographics 2.1 Central business district ("downtown")! ; .
Southeast Financial Center the tallest skyscraper built in the 1980s office boom SF? Gold Coast Railroad Museum Miami The first bridge across Biscayne Bay was the 2.5-mile (4.0 km) wooden Collins Bridge built in 1912 by John S Collins and his son-in-law Thomas Pancoast who formed the Miami Beach Improvement Corporation; financing was provided by Carl G Fisher and the Miami banker brothers John N Lummus and James E Lummus Construction began on July 22 1912 Although the cost of the project was initially $75,000 the construction project faced delays and cost overruns the budge was partially completed in 1913 the bridge was "hailed as the longest wooden vehicle bridge in the world and opened up the area as a luxury winter resort and playground." the bridge terminated at the Dixie Highway built by Carl G Fisher the bridge was a toll bridge; in 1920 the toll was reduced from 20 cents each way (for two-seat cars) to 15 cents one way (and 25 cents round-trip) the bridge was sold to the Biscayne Bay Improvement Association which developed five artificial islands that became known as the Venetian Islands: Biscayne and San Marco in Miami San Marino Di Lido and Rivo Alto in Miami Beach the bridge was torn down in 1925 and replaced with the "more substantial" Venetian Causeway the next year.