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The Freedom Tower in downtown Miami and the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables were built as replicas of which famous European edifice?

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Postcards of the towers. HistoryMiami, 1995-260-5 and 2000-378-50

Products of the extravagant land development boom of 1920s South Florida, the Freedom Tower (the former Miami Daily News Building) and the Biltmore Hotel were patterned after a famous European tower. The lower part of that historic structure was built between 1180 and 1200. The upper part was completed between 1556 and 1598.

Answer: The Giralda of Seville, Spain

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