Vizcaya is a 180-acre estate just south of Miami, FL, at the end of Interstate 95 and adjacent to the Metrorail Vizcaya Station. It replicates a self-sufficient Italian villa on the shores of Biscayne Bay. Originally the winter home of businessman James Deering, the 34-room mansion was designed by F. Burrall Hoffman, and the gardens around it by Diego Suarez. Construction on Vizcaya commenced in 1916 and was not completed until 1921: Deering himself died in 1925.

Twenty-five years after Deering's death, Miami-Dade County bought Vizcaya, fixed it up, and turned it into a museum. 200,000 people now visit Vizcaya every year, making it one of the most popular tourist spots in Miami.

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