5 great neighbourhoods

1) Española Way Historic District

This historic, pedestrian-only boulevard was originally designed as an artists’ colony in the 1920s and frequented by notables in the field such as Kenny Scharf, Desi Arnaz, Miralda and Craig Coleman. It was redeveloped and relaunched in 2017 by Craig Robins, who modeled the design after Barcelona’s Las Ramblas.

Española Way, South Beach

2) Brickell

The bustling, beating heart of the downtown business district, Brickell Avenue and its connecting side streets – commonly shortened to simply ‘Brickell’ – is a cosmopolitan collection of condominiums, luxury hotels, restaurants, bars and assorted retail establishments.

Miami - Brickell

Brickell Avenue and associated streets, Downtown Miami, Brickell

3) Bird Road Art District

Previously, this industrial tract, located by railroad tracks, was filled with warehouses. Artists began converting those buildings into studios in the 1980s. The District now includes galleries, art schools, and stages for live theater, music, and spoken word performances.

Miami - Bird Road Art District

7259 SW 48th Street, Olympia Heights

+1 305 467 6819

http://thebirdroadartdistrict.com

4) Little Haiti

Home to the many immigrants from Haiti and other Caribbean islands, Little Haiti (and its neighbor, Little River) is also an up-and-coming arts-and-entertainment district. Galleries, boutiques and restaurants are moving in next door to traditional Caribbean eateries and shops. It’s a colorful and evocative blend that locals hope will keep its character as it develops.

Miami - Little Haiti

The southern border North (NW/NE) 54th Street, west to Interstate 95 and north along the Miami city boundary on North (NW/NE) 80th Street; East (NE) Second and Fourth Avenues

5) MiMo Biscayne Blvd Historic District

Short for Miami Modern, the MiMo District is also known as the Upper East Side. It encompasses a swatch of Biscayne Boulevard and the neighborhoods of Morningside and Shorecrest, which contain wonderful examples of Mid-Century Modern architecture. Once a desolate strip, today the MiMo District is a thriving, resurgent community.

Miami - MiMo District

MiMo Biscayne Association, 8101 Biscayne Boulevard, #309-310, MiMo District/Upper East Side

+1 786 391 3993

http://mimoboulevard.org

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