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Celia Cruz Way Unveiled at Miami Beach's Meridian Avenue

Miami Beach honors the enduring legacy of the legendary Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz, by officially naming a portion of Meridian Avenue as

In a remarkable tribute to the indelible mark left by the illustrious Celia Cruz, the City of Miami Beach officially codesignated a portion of Meridian Avenue between Dade Boulevard and 18th Street/Harvey Milk Way as “Celia Cruz Way.”

The resolution, sponsored by Commissioner Eileen Higgins of District 5 of Miami-Dade County and Mayor Dan Gelber, was the latest testament to the enduring impact of the Queen of Salsa on the cultural fabric of Miami Beach.

Celia Cruz, whose contributions to the world of music transcended borders, was celebrated not only for her enchanting voice and vibrant performances but also for her significant impact on the cultural identity of Calle Ocho and beyond.

The codesignation of Meridian Avenue as “Celia Cruz Way” serves as a testament to her enduring legacy and the timeless influence of her musical artistry.

The event, scheduled on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at 1755 Meridian Avenue, marked a momentous occasion for Miami Beach, immortalizing the essence of Celia Cruz within the heart of the city.

As her music continues to resonate through generations, the codesignation stands as a perpetual tribute to the enduring spirit and cultural richness brought forth by the legendary “Queen of Salsa,” Celia Cruz.

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