The Neighborhood Boom: Allapattah’s Diversity Key To Its Fast-Pace Growth

  ALLAPATTAH (CBSMiami) – It’s a colorful neighborhood – flowers, fruit, food. Allapattah is known for its big produce market and blocks of discount clothing outlets. It is sometimes called Little Santo Domingo because of its large Dominican community. The Caribbean country’s culture is evident everywhere. It’s also smack in the middle of everything. It…

The Future of Allapattah

Join the Young Leaders Group for a guided bus tour of the Allapattah neighborhood in Miami! Led by local Historian, Dr. Paul George, and City of Miami District 1 Commissioner Wifredo (Willy) Gort, and our own Carlos Fausto Miranda, the tour and discussion will focus on the future of Allapattah, its classification as one of…

LOCALS HELP PUSH LITTLE HAVANA FORWARD

Little Havana is no longer a string of run-down buildings and cigar shops, Cuban restaurants and botánicas. It has managed to draw a host of new businesses by young entrepreneurs — particularly in food and drink — without losing the historical look and feel that gives it its identity and draws tourists by the literal…

Miami’s Treasures: Miami Modern Architecture

The Union Planters bank by Francis Hoffman located on Normandy Drive is a prime example of MiMo architecture. Miami Modern Architecture (MiMo) is a regional style of architecture that developed in South Florida during the post-war period. The style was internationally recognized as a regionalist response to the International Style. The style can be most…

Little Havana 1Q2015 Market Review

At both national and local level, the general economic and real estate recovery is in full effect. These are dynamic times of very quick movement. The historic Little Havana neighborhood, uniquely positioned centric to all the city’s major employment centers, and adjacent to some of its most promising development projects, poses an alluring proposition for…