Miami Design District


Miami Design District

The Miami Design District is a neighborhood north of Midtown in Miami, Florida within the Buena Vista and southern extremity of Little Haiti neighborhoods. It is roughly divided by NE 36th Street to the south, NE 43rd Street to the north, NW 1st Avenue to the west and Biscayne Boulevard (US 1) to the east. [ [http://www.miamidesigndistrict.net/pdf/MDDLocatorMap.pdf Design District Map] ]

It is home to nearly 130 art galleries, showrooms, creative services, stores, eateries and bars. [ [http://www.miamidesigndistrict.net/browse.php Miami Design District - Listings] ] Every 2nd Saturday of each month a community wide Art & Design Night is held from 7-10pm. A popular event, Art Galleries and Design Showrooms open their doors to the public for music and refreshments. [http://miamidesigndistrict.net/streetmap/index.cfm Design District Street Map]

Credited to starting the district is Craig Robbins, who purchased many run-down buildings in the 18 square block area and persuaded many top designers, such as Alison Spear, Holly Hunt and Peter Page to relocate. [http://miami-design-district.info/history.html History of Design District]

Galleries & Showrooms

Some current Galleries and showrooms in the Design District Include:

Eateries

Some current eateries in the Design District Include:

ee also

*MiMo Architecture
*Upper East Side
*Midtown Miami

External links

* [http://www.miamidesigndistrict.net/ Miami Design District]
* [http://www.designmiami.com/ Design Miami / Art Basel]
* [http://artkrush.com/66263 Artkrush.com] - interview with Ambra Medda, director and co-founder of Design Miami
* [http://www.artformz.net] -Artformz Alternative has recently relocated to the Wynwood Art District of Miami.
* [http://www.designdistrictmag.com Miami Design District Magazine: Art + Design + Entertainment + Events]

References


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