About

Using This Virtual Experience

The Relationships

Who was James Deering?

The Businessman

Hiring: “The Correct Person To Do The Job”

The Enthusiast

James Deering, Book Lover?

The Builder

The Landscape of a Lifetime

The Legacy

Archives History

The Businessman

No Detail Too Small

The Relationships

Balancing Family & Legacy

The Builder

TILLING TERRA FIRMA: SUSTAINABLE SOILS

The Enthusiast

What Makes The Perfect Chair?

The Businessman

Business Relationships: Trust But Verify

The Builder

Garden Variety: Handpicking Vizcaya’s Flowers, Plants and Trees

The Enthusiast

Cheerful Chirps

The Enthusiast

Deering Style: Grooming Makes the Man

The Builder

Safe Haven: Securing Vizcaya

The Enthusiast

J@Play: Cultivating Vizcaya’s Sporting Experience

The Enthusiast

J.D. the D.J.: Composing Vizcaya’s Musical Soundtrack

The Businessman

Why Did A Playful Seahorse Annoy James Deering?

The Businessman

Speakeasy, James Deering: Working Around Prohibition

The Builder, The Businessman, The Enthusiast

Sticker Shock: The Cost Of Building A Legacy

The Legacy

Vizcaya After Deering

The Builder

Building in Wartime and Pandemic

The Relationships

Personal Relationships: “Hard To Get To Know”

The Legacy

Correspondence Collection: “Over 24,000 Letters and Telegrams”

The Builder

The Building of Vizcaya: “A Huge Public Affair”

The Businessman

Knowing Fact From Fiction: “Passionate and Frank”

The Builder, The Enthusiast

The Technology Early Adopter

About

Explore by Map

About

Project Credits

About

How can we improve this experience?

About

“In the 1920s over 200 million telegrams were sent each year”

About, The Relationships

Biographies

The Relationships

Meet the Deerings

The Enthusiast

Behind The Caravel

About, The Builder, The Businessman, The Enthusiast, The Legacy, The Relationships

Buy Vizcaya Tickets

The Builder

Absolutely Alone: Vizcaya’s lost Casba and Deering’s search for a retreat

The Builder

Rising Tides: Thinking about hurricanes in building Vizcaya

The Relationships

What Motivated James Deering’s Rush to Occupy Vizcaya?

Vizcaya in the Words of its Founder

Yours Truly is a mobile virtual experience that explores the personal life, and personality, of Vizcaya’s owner James Deering. Letters, telegrams, historic images, 360 photography and 3D object scans bring James Deering to life. Dive into the stories with us. Watch this video to learn how.

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For more virtual experiences, such as a virtual tour, and virtual access to The Barge and Swimming Pool Grotto, please visit: https://virtualvizcaya.org/index.html.