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We have documented site visits to twenty-six funeral homes around Miami-Dade County, Florida. With a nod to Edward Ruscha’s “TWENTYSIX GASOLINE STATIONS”, we reference with reverence those who were among us that have passed away from COVID.
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Karen and Harold Rifas
with thanks to Francesco Casale for his expertise and assistance.

Sunday, October 4, 2020:

209,668 – number of reported COVID deaths in the United States to
14,802 – number of reported COVID deaths in Florida to date.
3,354 – number of reported COVID deaths in Miami-Dade to date.

  1. Vista Funeral Home 14200 NW 57th Avenue, Miami Lakes.
  2. Riverside Gordon Memorial Chapels at Mount Nebo Memorial Gardens 5900 SW 77th Avenue, Kendall.
  3. Trinity Funeral Chapel 13300 W. Dixie Highway, North Miami.
  4. Riverside Gordon Memorial Chapel 17250 W. Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach.
  5. Emmanuel Funeral Home 14300 W. Dixie Highway, North Miami.
  6. St. Fort’s Funeral Home 16480 NE 19th Avenue, North Miami Beach.
  7. Samuel’s Funeral Home 14686 W. Dixie Highway, North Miami.
  8. Funeraria Latina Emanuel 14990 W. Dixie Highway, North Miami.
  9. Grace Funeral Home 770 NW 119th Street, Miami.
  10. Bernardo Garcia Funeral Home 8215 Bird Road, Miami.
  11. Manker Funeral Home 2075 NW 54th Street, Miami.
  12. Bain-Range Funeral Services 3384 Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove.
  13. Ferdinand Funeral Home 2546 SW 8th Street, Little Havana.
  14. Levitt-Weinstein, Blasberg, Rubin-Zilbert 18840 W. Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach.
  15. Paradise Memorial Funeral Home, LLC 14545 Carver Drive, Richmond Heights.
  16. Gregg Mason Funeral Home 10936 NE 6th Avenue, North Miami.
  17. Arecelays Funeral Services, LLC 13700 NW 19th Avenue, Unit 8, Opa-locka.
  18. Hadley Davis Funeral Home, LLC 16505 NW 27th Avenue, Opa locka.
  19. Valles Funeral Home 12830 NW 42nd Avenue, Opa-locka.
  20. Funeraria Hialeah Memorial 198 Hialeah Drive, Hialeah.
  21. Caballero Rivero Sunset 7355 SW 117th Avenue, Kendall.
  22. Jay-Johnson Funeral Home 665 SW 8th Street, Homestead.
  23. Van Orsdel Funeral Home 11220 N. Kendall Drive, Kendall.
  24. A. J. Manuel Funeral Home 969 Lucy Street, Florida City.
  25. Branam Funeral Home 809 N. Krome Avenue, Homestead.
  26. Riyadh Ul Jannah 17551 NW 137th Avenue, Hialeah Gardens.

Karen and Harold Rifas have been team building since 1962 with “TWENTYSIX FUNERAL HOMES MIAMI FLORIDA” being our initial cooperative art project.
“Rather than writing about ourselves we want to thank william cordova, Marie Vickles, Gean Moreno and Mikhaile Solomon for making A.IM. Biennial 2020 a reality during these difficult and troubling times.”
-Karen and Harold Rifas (2020).