It has one of the richest cultural offerings of any American city, from the sizzling nightlife of South Beach to the authentic Cuban flavor of Little Havana. There are world-class restaurants, hotels, shopping centers, and cultural venues throughout its diverse neighborhoods. As Miami continues to flourish as a modern global city, its colorful history is only matched by its vibrancy and verve.
Since its early history as native Tequesta lands were transformed by railroad tycoon Henry Flagler into a promising new frontier, Miami has drawn the world’s most daring and creative minds. The Florida East Coast Railway expanded to Miami in 1896 under Flagler’s guidance, and the rest, as they say, is history.
There is no doubt that Miami has become a center for art, design, food, shopping, and even outdoor activities.