Miami Beach was founded in 1915, it is located near the Port of Miami and Downtown Miami, making up the commercial epicenter of South Florida. Miami is rich in history, culture and the arts, playing host to Art Basel, a global art fair that generally happens around December.
Lower Miami Beach is also known as South Beach, or SOBE for short, is famous for people that want to bring their talents to South Beach, Miami Vice, fashion, models, night clubs, restaurants and the Art Deco Historic District that is the epicenter of Art Deco architecture. Gianni Versace’s former mansion is located off of Ocean Avenue, formerly once a hotel , movies also love to film here as Somethings About Mary showed lighter side of Miami Beach. Some of the most exclusive places on the beach are located in this area which should come as no surprise as famous singers will notate the areas lifestyle. Lincoln Road is a famous street that is mostly closed off with myriad restaurants and shops to gaze into.
The surrounding neighborhoods include famously wealthy areas, such as Star Island and Fisher Island, where some of the most amazing homes in South Florida are located. These neighborhoods have grown over the years, even becoming more exclusive partly due to the location of these luxury homes.
The Miami Beach Convention Center is a historic building that encompasses 1.2 million square feet of space, this plays host to a series of events such as Art Basel and eMerge America. Miami Beach is surrounded by commercial buildings and condos as there are very few homes located in this area. While Miami Beach continues to grow, it is easy to see what attracts people to this area, if you are interested in obtaining financing to purchase a home or commercial building then give New Century Financial Mortgage a call to discuss further.