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

Coral Gables

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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

  • Burgerliscious

    Nov 02 - Nov 02, 2017

    Coral Gables

    Savor the flavor and take a bite out of the fifth annual Burgerliscious - a beefy gathering of more than 20 of Coral Gables'...

  • Coral Gables Food Wine & Spirits Week and Festival

    Nov 11 - Nov 12, 2017

    Coral Gables

    November 11-12, 2017 is the 8th Annual Coral Gables Food Wine and Spirits Festival in downtown Coral Gables on Lejeune from...

  • Junior Orange Bowl Parade

    Nov 26 - Nov 26, 2017

    Coral Gables

    he signature event of the Junior Orange Bowl International Youth Festival! Hundreds of children and young people take to the...

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