About Downtown Miami
Downtown is the historic cultural, financial, and commercial center of South Florida, tracing its history back to the 19th century. In recent years, the area has grown to become the fastest-growing area in Miami.Downtown Miami is now the hottest new urban center to live, work and play.Downtown Miami is centered on the Central business district (CBD), best known by local Miamians as simply "Downtown". Although distinct neighborhoods with different characters, the following neighborhoods are labeled under the umbrella term of "Downtown Miami": Brickell, Central Business District (CBD) and Arts & Entertainment District. Emerging abutting thriving neighborhoods include Wynwood, Miami Design District and Midtown.
Downtown offers extensive living options for those who are looking for a place to buy or rent. Visitors can enjoy staying in anyone of our unique hotels nestled in the excitement.
Downtown Miami pulsates with activity as commercial, cultural and leisure pursuits come together. Innovative Downtown Miami skyscrapers compete for your attention, while historic shopping arcades and storefronts packed with merchandise evoke Miami’s origins as a trading town. Downtown Miami department stores and emporiums offer big city shopping with a cosmopolitan flair, while Downtown Miami's diversity inspires dining delights in a variety of culinary styles. You’ll find well over one hundred lounges and bars in Downtown Miami, from the oldest bar to the hippest and newest nightclubs. Look around and feel the art,public art is all around as are the best Museums. There’s always something happening in Downtown Miami, from free yoga at Bayfront Park, to Broadway at the Adrienne Arsht Center andgetting around Downtown Miami is a breeze with the free Metromover you can discover all Downtown Miami has to offer in comfort and “Downtowner” style.
In 2001 DowntownMiami.com was established by Silvia Morales as the ideal destination marketing source to showcase Downtown Miami through the worldwide reach of the internet. Since its inception, DowntownMiami.com has consistently achieved top ranking on all major search engines based on actual traffic counts. In 2001 The City of Miami officially endorsed this groundbreaking project as "an official site for the City of Miami", an impressive distinction held to date. The City of Miami's website has featured a link to DowntownMiami.com for all information pertaining to its unique lifestyle since 2002.
In addition to being the officially endorsed vehicle for showcasing Downtown Miami to a worldwide audience, DowntownMiami.com Corp. has continuously produced effective marketing opportunities through collaboration with Downtown Miami stakeholders. From stellar grand openings to presenting the official birthday for the City of Miami, DowntownMiami.com has set the standard for high profile, collaborative productions. “Downtown Miami’s Best®” a signature tribute to Downtown Miami’s finest was established in 2002 by DowntownMiami.com.
In 2010 we unveiled the first “Residents and Visitors Center” in the City of Miami. We have bridged the gap between the convenience of the internet and personally presenting the Downtown Miami destination. The Center features a full working satellite office sponsored by DowntownMiami.com of the Neighborhood Enhancement team (NET) for the City of Miami. DowntownMiami.com has spearheaded the formation of the City of Miami Art Collection and is committed to continuing to be an active, positive participant in the growth of Downtown Miami. In the fall of 2011 we launched the latest version of DowntownMiami.com with more interactive features and technologies, and we are introducing many more innovative new ways to reach out to the community and get to know what Downtown Miami has to offer.
Downtown Miami Residents & Visitors Center
900 South Miami Avenue
Miami, Florida 33130