Coral Gables

The City Beautiful

One man’s 1920’s architectural vision remains preserved.

The modern boutiques and foodie-approved restaurant scene may deceive you, but Coral Gables is one of South Florida’s oldest cities. The canopied streets, historic houses and stately gates are relics from when the city was founded in 1925 by George Merrick. What the area lacks in waterfront views (don’t worry, the Gables has a century-old, aquifer-fed pool), it makes up for in lush parks, swanky hotels and luxury shopping. By day the area plays home to a major employment center, and by nightfall the hip restaurant and bar scene attracts tourists, locals and college kids alike to some of Miami’s most popular happy hours. The neighborhood may lack a grid system, but there might not be a more beautiful place in Miami to get lost in.

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Insider's Guide

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The owner of acclaimed independent bookstore Books & Books, Mitchell Kaplan, takes us through the historic streets of Coral Gables to show us the ins and outs of this picture perfect neighborhood. From the Mediterranean-inspired architecture to the playhouses and modern art galleries, the Gables has truly surpassed founder George Merrick’s vision of becoming a vibrant arts community.

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Upcoming EventsCoral Gables

  • International Mango Festival

    Jul 08 - Jul 09, 2017

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    Fairchild's International Mango Festival celebrates mangos with a selection of cultivars sure to dazzle your tastebuds!...

  • Sean Cavanaugh: Under the Elders' Gaze

    Oct 27 - Jun 25, 2017

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    Cavanaugh, who received a Bachelor of Arts in Art and Environmental Studies from Pitzer College (Claremont, CA), sees in trees...

  • Dream City Studio: Children's Interactive Exhibit

    Mar 11 - Jun 09, 2017

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    "Play is the highest form of research" - Albert Einstein Museums are important places to discover, to engage and to grow...

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