Edgewater is a waterfront neighborhood located along Biscayne Bay north of downtown.  Midtown is its’s adjacent small enclave, a walker’s paradise directly next to the world-famous Design District, a shopping destination with curated retailers, art, and dining. 

Both neighborhoods are conveniently situated, allowing easy access to the beach, airport, downtown and the popular Wynwood area, known for its dining, entertainment venues and colorful exteriors serving as a street gallery of artsy graffiti.  It’s also close to an array of art venues such as the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, the Perez Art Museum, the Frost Museum of Science and the Rubell Museum.

The Design District offers a pedestrian-friendly environment with more than 120 luxury stores, museums, art galleries, and a variety of restaurants.  The District recently received a total of four Michelin Stars and four Bib Gourmand awards, validating the neighborhood as the ultimate leader in Miami dining.  French hotspot, L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, claimed its title as the only 2-star-honoree in the state of Florida.  The other 1-star recipients were Cote and Le Jardinier. offering redefined Korean Barbeque and a fresh take on French cuisine.  The four Bib Gourmand awards went to Mandolin Aegean BistroItamaeMichael’s Genuine Food & Drink; and acclaimed bakery, soon to join the neighborhood, Bachour.

Miami’s Design District Fly’s Eye Dome 

Edgewater and Midtown have grown in popularity and have emerged as a sweet spot for real estate investment amid South Florida’s wider migration-driven boom.  The high-rise transformation is finally getting the same type of residential towers that pervade the Brickell area.  The most recent addition to the waterfront skyline is Architectonica’s Elysee Miami, a 57-story ultra-luxury residential condo with a limited collection of only 100 residencies.  Another luxury condominium that will be concluded in 2022 is Missoni Baia, with hotel like amenities and joyfully designed signature accents from the renowned designer.

Amara at Paraiso Bay

Edgewater Skyline

As premier residential developers of Miami Beach and Brickell have moved in to recreate their success for well-appointed high rises with top amenities, both Edgewater and Midtown are becoming a viable option for locals leaving the beach and newcomers who want to be part of the mainland’s revival.  


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