Armageddon Or Shining City Of The Future?

Drive west along Miami's N.W. 62nd Street, and it's easy to see the impact of immigration. Gracing the shores of Biscayne Bay are apartments, condos, and houses inhabited by affluent whites. West of U.S. 1 is Little Haiti, home to most of the city's estimated 75,000 Haitians. Continue past I-95 to Liberty City, one of Miami's black American centers, where signs of economic life are returning after riots 12 years ago. Farther west in Hialeah, Dade County's second-largest municipality, storesigns switch to Spanish in a city of 188,000 that is 87% Hispanic.

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