You can do most things in Miami on foot, including going to the beach and investigating aspects of the city’s diverse and vibrant culture. Miami is ranked number eight on the list of “most walkable” in the country. Of course, there’s plenty of upscale shopping and dining, and living in the city presents a wealth of entertainment options, museums and parks. Being South Florida’s center of commerce, Miami plays host to quite a few banks, company headquarters and businesses.
In many people’s minds, Miami’s image is one of art deco, bright colors and condos. But in fact there are 25 distinct neighborhoods in the city that offer housing of all shapes and sizes. Downtown in the central business district, you can find anything from historic buildings to modern high-rises. When people mention “Downtown Miami”, they mean the Central Business District, where homes range from historic buildings to modern high-rise condos.
The Brickell neighborhood (often referred to as “Millionaire’s Row”) is an area south of the Miami River where some of the city’s most expensive homes can be found. It’s one of the country’s largest financial districts and also features luxury condos and apartments and a wide array of upscale boutiques, fine restaurants, and trendy bars.