Miami: Neighborhoods

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  • Coconut Grove

    A former haven for writers and artists, Coconut Grove has never quite outgrown its image as a small village. You can still feel the Bohemian roots of this artsy neighborhood, but it has grown...

  • Coral Gables

    You can easily spot Coral Gables from the window of a Miami-bound jetliner—just look for the massive orange tower of the Biltmore Hotel rising from a lush green carpet of trees concealing the...

  • Design District

    North of Midtown, from about Northeast 38th to Northeast 42nd streets and across the other side of Interstate 195, the Design District (www.miamidesigndistrict.net) is yet another 18 blocks of...

  • Downtown Miami

    Downtown Miami dazzles from a distance. The skyline is fluid, thanks to the sheer number of sparkling glass high-rises between Biscayne Boulevard and the Miami River. Business is the key to...

  • Fisher and Belle Islands

    A private island community near the southern tip of South Beach, Fisher Island is accessible only by the island’s ferry service. The island is predominantly residential with a few hotel rooms on...

  • Key Biscayne

    Once upon a time, the two barrier islands that make up the village of Key Biscayne (Key Biscayne itself and Virginia Key) were outposts for fishermen and sailors, pirates and salvagers, soldiers...

  • Little Haiti

    Miami's Little Haiti is the largest Haitian community outside of Haiti itself, and while people of different ethnic backgrounds have begun to move into the neighborhood, people here are still...

  • Little Havana

    First settled en masse by Cubans in the early 1960s, after Cuba's Communist revolution, Little Havana is a predominantly working-class area and the core of Miami's Hispanic community. Spanish is...

  • Mid-Beach

    Where does South Beach end and Mid-Beach begin? With the massive amount of money being spent on former 1950s pleasure palaces like the Fontainebleau and Eden Roc, it could be that Mid-Beach will...

  • Midtown

    Northeast of Wynwood, Midtown (www.midtownmiami.com) lies between Northeast 29th and 36th streets, from North Miami Avenue to Northeast 2nd Avenue. This sub-city is anchored by a multitower residential...

  • North Miami Beach and Aventura

    Nearing the 100th Street mark on Collins Avenue, Mid-Beach gives way to North Beach. In particular, at 96th Street, the town of Bal Harbour takes over Collins Avenue from Miami Beach. The town...

  • South Beach

    The hub of Miami Beach is South Beach (better known as SoBe), with its energetic Ocean Drive, Collins Avenue, and Washington Avenue. Here life unfolds 24 hours a day. Beautiful people pose in...

  • South Miami

  • Wynwood

    Wynwood actually encompasses three trendy, creative neighborhoods 3 to 4 miles north of downtown and has developed an impressive mix of one-of-a-kind shops and galleries, haute couture boutiques,...

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