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Brickell Guide

Brickell Guide

BRICKELL NEIGHBORHOOD GUIDE

Brickell is a bustling urban neighborhood in Miami, known for its towering skyscrapers, luxurious apartments, and a dynamic business environment. Often referred to as the “Manhattan of the South,” it combines city life zest with Miami’s tropical charm.

 

GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE
Located just south of Downtown Miami and east of Little Havana, Brickell is prime waterfront real estate on Biscayne Bay. It enjoys a tropical monsoon climate with hot, humid summers and short, warm winters—ideal for enjoying its outdoor lifestyle.

 

KEY ATTRACTIONS

Brickell City Centre: A state-of-the-art shopping and dining complex that offers a mix of luxury and retail brands, fine dining, and entertainment spaces. www.brickellcitycentre.com

Mary Brickell Village: Known for its vibrant nightlife and fine dining, this area is a popular destination for both locals and visitors.
www.marybrickellvillage.com

Simpson Park Hammock: A preserved hardwood hammock that serves as a serene getaway in the heart of the city.
www.miamigov.com/Government/Parks-Recreation/Find-a-Park/Simpson-Park

Miami Circle: A unique archaeological site that offers a glimpse into the area’s Native American history.
www.historymiami.org/miami-circle/

 

LIVING IN BRICKELL

Residential Life: Brickell is predominantly composed of high-rise condos and luxury apartments, offering residents spectacular views of the Miami skyline and Biscayne Bay.

EDUCATION
While primarily a business district, there are several reputable educational institutions nearby, including Southside Elementary.

Mater Brickell Preparatory Academy (Middle and High School) – www.materacademy.com

Key Point Christian Academy
www.keypointacademybrickell.com

Brickell International Academy (Preschool)
 www.brickellschool.com

 

HEALTHCARE
Top-notch healthcare services are available at the nearby Mercy Hospital. www.mercymiami.com

 

TRANSPORATION

Public Transit: Brickell is well served by the Miami Metrorail and Metro mover, making it easy to navigate to other parts of Miami without a car.

Roads and Driving: Major thoroughfares like Brickell Avenue provide direct access to downtown, while I-95 is just a short drive away.

 

DINING and SHOPPING

Culinary Scene: Brickell’s dining scene is renowned for its diversity, ranging from upscale restaurants to trendy bars and cafes. Seafood and Latin American cuisines dominate the menu.

Shopping: Apart from Brickell City Centre and Mary Brickell Village, the area boasts various boutiques and pop-up shops that reflect Miami’s cosmopolitan flair.

 

COMMUNITY & SOCIAL LIFE

Events: The neighborhood hosts numerous events, including cultural festivals, art walks, and outdoor concerts, reflecting Miami’s rich cultural tapestry.

Clubs and Groups: Brickell’s active social scene is supported by various clubs and groups, catering to professionals, artists, and fitness enthusiasts.

 

SAFETY & SECURITY

Crime Rates: Brickell is generally safe with a visible police presence and private security widely employed by residential and commercial buildings.