Downtown Miami

What is Downtown Miami known for?


annual literary

(Miami, Florida) (1915) *St. Jude Catholic Church (St. Jude Melkite Catholic Church) (1946) *Temple Israel of Greater Miami (1926) *Trinity Episcopal Cathedral (Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Miami) (1925) *Immanuel Lutheran Church *Central Korean Presbyterian Church *The Shul of Downtown and Brickell Bookstores *Downtown Book Center, Inc. - 247 SE 1st St *Books and Books - Wachovia Financial Center *Miami Book Fair International, an annual literary festival held at Miami


fast population

construction, has led to fast population growth in the city's inner neighborhoods, primarily in Downtown (Downtown Miami), Brickell and Edgewater (Edgewater (Miami)), with these neighborhoods becoming the fastest-growing areas in the city. The Miami area ranks 8th in the nation in foreclosures. The conference serves as a platform for many underground and indie artists from over 70 different countries who spend the conference at events and panels; it is also a medium used by several entrepreneurs and consumer electronic (consumer electronics) companies to present their businesses and technological developments. thumb right 220px The island of Manhattan (Image:Panorama clip3.jpg), from which the term is derived. thumb right Manhattanization took place in Miami, Florida Miami (File:Miamimanhattanizationdowntown.jpg)'s Downtown (Downtown Miami) and Brickell neighborhoods, during the building boom of the mid-2000s that ended in 2007 with the subprime mortgage crisis. thumb right Skyscrapers along Market Street (San Francisco) Market Street (Image:San Francisco Financial District.jpg) in San Francisco, built during the 1960s through the 1980s.


related programs

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free performances

Dade College Festivals and events *DWNTWN Concert Series, free performances every 2nd Friday of the month at 5:30pm, Bayfront Park *New Year's Big Orange Drop, Bayfront Park *Miami Marathon, marathon held in January *Ultra Music Festival, electronic music festival held in March *Miami International Film Festival, held in March *Winter Music Conference, held in March *Independence Day Celebration, Bayfront Park * Miami Book Fair International


life science

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articles+education

of Colleges and Schools . New World is consistently in the top 100 best high schools as rated by US News & World Report. In 2009, NWSA was 82nd in this ranking.articles education high-schools 2009 12 09 americas-best-high-schools-gold-medal-list.html USNEWS ranking '''Nova Southeastern University''', commonly referred to as '''NSU''' or '''Nova''', is a private (private university), coeducational, nonsectarian, research


major buildings

Downtown Miami neighborhoods. The system is composed of three loops and 21 stations. The stations are located approximately two blocks away from each other, and connect near all major buildings and places in Downtown. Today, the Metromover serves as a vital part of Downtown life, and with the rapid population growth in Downtown, has grown quickly in usage and popularity. It has nearly doubled in ridership in the last decade, growing from 14,952 passengers per day in 1999 to 31,100 by October


signature style

for its signature style, a dramatic, expressive 'high tech' modernism. In June 2011, two new major projects were announced for Arquitectonica, both in Downtown Miami: the new $700 million Brickell CitiCentre project in Miami's Brickell neighborhood, and the $3-billion Genting (Genting Group) Resorts World Miami project in Miami's Omni (Omni (Miami)) neighborhood. http: www.miamiherald.com 2011 04 27 2188997 new-city-center-on-horizon-for.html http


featuring+commercial

more blocks, until at NW 24th Avenue, the road becomes a one way pair, with Flagler Street going westbound, and SW 1st Street going eastbound and both roads featuring commercial businesses and parks. The road then intersects West 17th Avenue just a few blocks south of Marlins Park, as SR 968 enters Central (Downtown Miami) Miami (Miami, Florida). From 12th Avenue West to the Miami River, Flagler Street features one eastbound lane with three westbound lanes, with the intersection with US 441 (U.S. Route 441 (Florida)) SR 7 (Florida State Road 7) (West 7th Street) just four blocks west of the Miami River (Miami River (Florida)) drawbridges. Immediately after, it reaches I-95 (Interstate 95 in Florida), with access via nearby streets. The rest of the road features government and business skyscrapers and metro rapid transit (Miami-Dade Transit) trackage towering over the road. At SW 2nd Avenue, eastbound SR 968 heads north one block to rejoin Flagler Street, which is once again a two way street, with one lane in each direction. At Miami Avenue, Flagler Street forms the center of Miami, as Miami Avenue represents the baseline for east and west. The road becomes East Flagler Street as it continues through central Miami, terminating at Biscayne Boulevard (U.S. Route 1 (U.S. Route 1 (Florida))), with Bayfront Park, featuring a scenic view of Biscayne Bay just east of the end of Flagler Street. The conference serves as a platform for many underground and indie artists from over 70 different countries who spend the conference at events and panels; it is also a medium used by several entrepreneurs and consumer electronic (consumer electronics) companies to present their businesses and technological developments. thumb right 220px The island of Manhattan (Image:Panorama clip3.jpg), from which the term is derived. thumb right Manhattanization took place in Miami, Florida Miami (File:Miamimanhattanizationdowntown.jpg)'s Downtown (Downtown Miami) and Brickell neighborhoods, during the building boom of the mid-2000s that ended in 2007 with the subprime mortgage crisis. thumb right Skyscrapers along Market Street (San Francisco) Market Street (Image:San Francisco Financial District.jpg) in San Francisco, built during the 1960s through the 1980s.


famous buildings

, Florida . Located within the Miami Central Business District, the venue opened in 1982. The complex is named after famed newspaper publisher, James L. Knight. Since it’s opening, the complex has hosted many business, entertainment and political events. Annually, it hosts Miami Dade College graduation ceremonies. Today the firm continues to be led by Bernardo Fort-Brescia and Laurinda Hope Spear, and has designed such famous buildings as the Banco de Credito Headquarters (Banco de Crédito del Perú), Lima (1988), Atlantis Condominium, the Pink House, and the American Airlines Arena in Miami and the Westin Hotel and entertainment complex in New York, amongst many others. ''Architects of Today'', Kester Rattenbury, Rob Bevan and Kiernan Long Laurence King Publishing 2004 Until 2010, Arquitectonica's global headquarters were at 801 Brickell Avenue (Brickell Avenue) in Downtown Miami, until their new offices at 2900 Oak Avenue in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami were opened in 2010. Arquitectonica also has regional offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Madrid, Paris, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Manila, Dubai, Sao Paulo and Lima. http: arquitectonica.com about-us our-firm-history The firm is known for sophisticated surface patterning and facade articulation. Arquitectonica's structures are bold in color and graphic in form and the firm has become famous for its signature style, a dramatic, expressive 'high tech' modernism. In June 2011, two new major projects were announced for Arquitectonica, both in Downtown Miami: the new $700 million Brickell CitiCentre project in Miami's Brickell neighborhood, and the $3-billion Genting (Genting Group) Resorts World Miami project in Miami's Omni (Omni (Miami)) neighborhood. http: www.miamiherald.com 2011 04 27 2188997 new-city-center-on-horizon-for.html http: www.bizjournals.com southflorida news 2011 06 17 arquitectonica-resorts-world-miami.html terminus_a The conference serves as a platform for many underground and indie artists from over 70 different countries who spend the conference at events and panels; it is also a medium used by several entrepreneurs and consumer electronic (consumer electronics) companies to present their businesses and technological developments. thumb right 220px The island of Manhattan (Image:Panorama clip3.jpg), from which the term is derived. thumb right Manhattanization took place in Miami, Florida Miami (File:Miamimanhattanizationdowntown.jpg)'s Downtown (Downtown Miami) and Brickell neighborhoods, during the building boom of the mid-2000s that ended in 2007 with the subprime mortgage crisis. thumb right Skyscrapers along Market Street (San Francisco) Market Street (Image:San Francisco Financial District.jpg) in San Francisco, built during the 1960s through the 1980s.

Downtown Miami

thumb 300px right An aerial view of Downtown, including the neighborhoods of Brickell, Park West, Omni and Edgewater. (File:Downtown Miami aerial 2008.jpg)

'''Downtown Miami''' is an urban residential neighborhood, and the central business district of Miami, Miami-Dade County, and South Florida in the United States. Brickell Avenue and Biscayne Boulevard are the main north-south roads, and Flagler Street is the main east-west road.

Locally known as Downtown, the area is a cultural, financial, and commercial center of South Florida, tracing its present-day history back to the 19th century. In recent years, Downtown Miami has grown to become the fastest-growing area in Miami, with large scale high-rise construction and population increase. Downtown is home to many major museums, parks, education centers, banks, company headquarters, courthouses, government offices, theaters, shops and many of the oldest buildings in the city.

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