Park West (Miami)
High-rise construction in the mid-2000s has changed the nature of the neighborhood with an increased redevelopment interest
Park West neighborhood within the City of Miami
|• City of Miami Commissioner||Ken Russel|
|• Miami-Dade Commissioners||Audrey Edmonson|
|• House of Representatives||Cynthia A. Stafford (D)|
|• State Senate||Gwen Margolis (D)|
|• U.S. House||Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)|
|• Total||4,655(Park West population only)
71,000(Greater Downtown population)
|• Density||9,414/sq mi (3,635/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-05 (EST)|
|Area code(s)||305, 786|
|Website||Miami Downtown Development Authority|
Park West is a neighborhood of Greater Downtown, Miami, Florida, United States. It is roughly bound by Biscayne Boulevard to the east, West (NW) First Avenue to the west, North (NE/NW) 7th Street to the south and Interstate 395 to the north. As of 2010, about 4,655 residents live in Park West. The neighborhood is named 'Park West' due to its location just west of Museum Park.
Future Development [ edit ]
Much of the neighborhood west of the Metromover will be developed into Miami World Center a major urban center containing a convention center, hotel, residential condo towers, and 765,000 square feet of retail. Plans for an enclosed Mall at Miami WorldCenter anchored by Bloomingdales and Macy's, have been replaced in favor of an open air promenade shopping district. Demolition of buildings making up the former "club row" began in 2015 clearing the way for construction to begin.
Transportation [ edit ]
- Government Center (Northwest First Street and First Avenue)
- Historic Overtown/Lyric Theatre (Northwest Eighth Street and First Avenue)
- Downtown/Inner Loop
- Omni Loop
References [ edit ]
- "Mapping America: Every City, Every Block". 13 December 2010 – via NYTimes.com.
- "Park West neighborhood in Miami, Florida (FL), 33136, 33132 subdivision profile - real estate, apartments, condos, homes, community, population, jobs, income, streets". city-data.com.
- "Archived copy"(PDF). Archived from the original(PDF) on 2015-09-10. Retrieved 2016-02-09. CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Miami Worldcenter". miamiworldcenter.com.
- "Paramount Miami Worldcenter - Curbed Miami". miami.curbed.com.
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