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Where We Live

Shown below is a map of just a few of the various areas around Miami where our residents reside.

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Miami Life

Between the cultural events, sporting options, amazing beaches, and multitude of restaurants and nightlife options, the city of Miami has plenty to offer.

Wynwood houses the art scene of Miami as the home of Wynwood Walls, which features graffiti street art from many of the world’s most famous graffiti artists. The scenery is constantly changing, making Wynwood an exciting place to live. There are several new high rise buildings in the main area and houses for rent. Commute: 10 minutes.

Brickell living involves high rise buildings often with gorgeous ocean views. Most buildings include amenities such as pool, gym, and parking. Brickell has many bars and restaurants in addition to Brickell City Center, a multipurpose shopping/dining center. There are Metro stops in Brickell that take you to Jackson, so many residents without cars or who prefer not to drive live in Brickell and take the train. Commute: 10-15 minutes.

South Beach has some high rises but mostly you’ll find art deco buildings that are 2-4 stories tall. The buildings are a touch older but benefits of South Beach include great restaurants, community parks with pool access for resident, abundant street parking for residents, and of course THE BEACH within walking distance. Commute: about 15 minutes.

Edgewater is a newer neighborhood on the bay, across the highway from Brickell. Boasting an easy 5-minute commute to Jackson, Edgewater is a convenient place to live for our residents with many high rises filled with amenities such as pools, gyms, and sometimes even dog day care. With Margaret Pace park right across the street, this is a great place for pet owners. Commute: 5 minutes.

Coconut Grove is an oasis between downtown Miami and Coral Gables where residents can escape the hustle of the city. Coconut grove boasts adorable shops and restaurants and you may spot a native peacock on your morning commute! Commute: 15-20 minutes.

Little Havana is a mecca for Miami residents who want a taste of Cuba, where you’ll find intense domino games next to some of the best Cuban coffee in the city. Spanish is ubiquitous and housing is affordable in this conveniently located neighborhood which features the best ice cream in Miami at Azucar! Commute: 10 minutes

The Design District in Midtown is a beautiful new neighborhood in Miami with plenty of shopping and dining. High rise living with all the amenities that entails is readily available. Commute: 15 minutes.

Further Out: 

Coral Gables, Doral, Kendall, and Aventura are all ideal for residents with families. The commute is slightly longer (30-45 minutes depending on traffic) but these neighborhoods offer good schools, affordable housing, and the possibility of a backyard! 

Sports:

Home to the Miami Heat, Miami Dolphins, Miami Marlins, and soon the Inter Miami CF soccer team, there is plenty of action to satisfy sports enthusiasts. The Miami Heat and Miami Marlins stadiums are right in the middle of the city and tickets are very affordable. Our former PD Dr. Gelman often raffles off tickets to watch the University of Miami Hurricanes play as well.

Arts/Culture:

Wynwood offers ever-changing street art al fresco but there are many opportunities to visit art galleries and museums throughout the city (see below). Art Basel is an annual internationally renowned art fair taking place in Miami that draws artists from all over the world. The Adrienne Arscht Center hosts touring Broadway plays and the Miami City Ballet. There are many concerts to enjoy at American Airlines arena or other venues around town.

Museums:

The Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science located on the Bay offers a beautiful aquarium (pictured) among other exhibits. Other local museums include the Miami Children’s Museum, the Perez Art Museum, Vizcaya Museum and Ground, and many more.

Outdoor activities:

With our endless summer, Miami is the perfect place for everything outdoorsy! Aside from sunbathing and swimming on Miami Beach, there are bike trails all around Miami including along the beach in addition to plenty of fishing wherever you go.

 

Key Biscayne National Park (pictured) boasts a beautiful lighthouse and many hiking trails. Virginia Key Outdoor center offers kayak rentals to explore the Biscayne National Park lagoons, mangrove forests, and seagrass meadows. You can also rent boats from Rickenbacker Marina.

 

The Everglades National Park is short drive away – form the Shark Valley entrance point you can bike around the park for up close alligator viewing or take an airboat ride through the water! Alternately, choose the Flamingo entrance for kayaking.

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