After the Second Seminole War ended in 1842 William English re-established a plantation started by his uncle on the Miami River He charted the "Village of Miami" on the south bank of the Miami River and sold several plots of land in 1844 Miami became the county seat and six years later a census reported there were ninety-six residents in the area the Third Seminole War was not as destructive as the second but it slowed the settlement of southeast Florida At the end of the war a few of the soldiers stayed. 1.3 1890s: Fast growth and formation Tropical hardwood hammock See also: List of colleges and universities in Florida List of high schools in Florida and List of school districts in Florida; Miami is a major center of commerce and finance and boasts a strong international business community According to the 2018 ranking of world cities undertaken by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) based on the level of presence of global corporate service organizations Miami is considered an Alpha level world city Miami has a Gross Metropolitan Product of $257 billion ranking 11th in the United States and 20th worldwide in GMP, 1890s: Fast growth and formation, Big Bend Kissimmee River Miami Florida Business directory. . . 6.1.1 Calusa and Tequesta Miami Florida Business directory, The Miami area was better known as "Biscayne Bay Country" in the early years of its growth the few published accounts from that period describe the area as a wilderness that held much promise the area was also characterized as "one of the finest building sites in Florida" After the Great Freeze of 1894 the crops of the Miami area were the only ones in Florida that survived Julia Tuttle a local landowner convinced Henry Flagler a railroad tycoon to expand his Florida East Coast Railway to Miami on July 28 1896 Miami was officially incorporated as a city with a population of just over 300. 5.6 Mining In 2012 G4TV held the Northeast and Southeast regional qualifying rounds of the television show American Ninja Warrior at FIU the competition took place in the traffic loop between the School of Architecture and the College of Business, Omni Loop, The Student Government contains five separate governing councils- the Student Programming Council the Council for Student Organizations which represents the over 200 or more student clubs and organizations the Homecoming Council Black Student Union and Panther Power the student spirit group the Panther Power group can be seen in all Golden Panthers athletic events along with the Golden Panthers Band the Golden Dazzlers dance team and the Golden Panthers cheerleaders in 2004 MTV's Campus Invasion Tour was held at FIU bringing numerous bands such as Hoobastank to FIU. !
. . . M Brickell is the fastest-growing neighborhood in Miami and has one of the highest population densities outside of New York City; 1950 249,276 44.8% 3.7 Libraries 1940 387,522 80.4% 1968 30.9% 676,794 40.5% 886,804 Paul Cejas School of Architecture Building Jacksonville metropolitan area.