The Freedom Tower is a building in Miami
, designed by Schultze and Weaver. It is used currently as a memorial to Cuban immigration to the United States
. It is located at 600 Biscayne Boulevard on the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College. On September 10, 1979, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. It was designated a U.S. National Historic Landmark on October 6, 2008. On April 18, 2012, the AIA's Florida Chapter placed the building on its list of Florida Architecture: 100 Years. 100 Places as the Freedom Tower / Formerly Miami News and Metropolis Building.
In 1997 the building was purchased for US$4.1 million by Jorge Mas Canosa, initiator of the Cuban American National Foundation, and restored and converted into a monument for the refugees who fled to the United States from communist Cuba
. It housed a museum, library, meeting hall, and the offices of the Cuban American National Foundation.More recently, Miami Dade College has hosted major exhibitions including showcasing the works of masters Dali, Goya and Da Vinci since the Martin family donated the tower to the institution.