2017 10/09

PROFILE Exclusive: Energizing Miami’s New Arts + Entertainment District With The Skyline Changing CANVAS

PROFILEmiami had the exclusive opportunity to sit down with Ron Gottesmann and Nir Shoshani, founders of NR Investments and the masterminds behind CANVAS as well as Miami’s new, burgeoning Arts + Entertainment District. Get inside the neighborhood changing developers’ minds as they discuss how CANVAS came to reality, what drives the Arts + Entertainment District forward, […]

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2017 10/09

Canvas: con espectaculares vistas entregará departamentos en primavera 2018

CANVAS realizó un evento exclusivo con invitados especiales para anunciar oficialmente el término de su piso 37. Este nuevo desarrollo facilita el acceso a los millenials y a los que compran una propiedad por primera vez. El edificio, inspirado en el arte y el diseño A+E, abarca 513 residencias y comenzó su construcción en febrero del 2016.

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2017 09/01

Will Art And Location Set This New Condo Development Apart?

“In total, Krave will oversee the creation of 83 original murals, along with framed prints of at least 162 works of art, in CANVAS’s public spaces and corridors. The art will create a truly unique living environment. Art has been considered an “amenity” in the luxury condo market for a while—but you don’t see it […]

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2017 08/21

37-Story Canvas Getting A Rooftop Lounge

The 37-story Canvas tower, which recently topped off, could be getting a rooftop lounge. NR Investments, the developer, is leasing 6,000 square feet of space on the roof. 4,500 square feet under A/C and 1,500 square feet of spectacular terrace space looking southeast.

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2017 08/21

CANVAS Condominium Tops Off with Art-Infused Celebration in Miami’s Arts + Entertainment District

A vibrant celebration marked the recent topping off of a highly-anticipated Miami development: CANVAS, the flagship residential tower of the City’s Arts + Entertainment District.  More than 500 project supporters, industry professionals, area residents and local luminaries descended on the development’s site to celebrate the building reaching its highest point of construction at 37 stories.

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2017 08/16

CANVAS Condo Tops Off, Street Artists Tapped For Massive Installation

“Buyers have been flocking to this project from across the globe,” said Ron Gottesmann, Principal of NR Investments. “We know this neighborhood presents a great deal of appeal among those looking for a central location in a neighborhood being fueled by the arts – one that puts residents within walking distance of area landmarks and […]

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2017 08/11

Construction Update: CANVAS Tops off In Miami’s Arts + Entertainment District

CANVAS Condominium from NR Investments has topped off their 37 story residential tower in Miami’s burgeoning Arts + Entertainment District (A+E). The announcement was made August 10, 2017 in tandem with general contractor Stiles Construction and the project’s exclusive broker, Fortune International Realty.

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2017 08/10

Canvas Miami taps 20+ street artists for massive art installation

CANVAS, an under-construction Miami condo that will top off this month, has announced street artist Daniel “Krave” Fila will lead the curation of a large collection of original artwork that’ll be housed on the walls of the project’s corridors and common areas. Over 200 original works by more than 20 artists from all over the […]

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2017 08/08

Top-off roundup: the Harbour, Canvas and Sabbia Beach

A heap of condo projects in South Florida have or will be topping off this month, the next step toward bringing more than 1,000 new units to South Florida. Among the projects are the Harbour in North Miami Beach, Canvas in Miami and Sabbia Beach in Pompano Beach.

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2017 07/10

Nir Shoshani: “El arte es una excusa perfecta para formar comunidades”

NR Investments acude a la cita de esta semana para hablarnos del proceso creativo de CANVAS, uno de los proyectos residenciales más singulares de los últimos tiempos.

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2017 06/05

How schools, trains and concerts are building up Miami’s neighborhoods

NR Investments has been spearheading the cultural scene over the past three years in the Arts + Entertainment District near the Omni in downtown Miami. The developers have drawn a young demographic via pumped-up programming: free rooftop concerts featuring folk and acoustic acts from around the U.S.; outdoor movie screenings hosted by the Miami Film […]

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2017 06/05

Canvas: el nacimiento de un ícono

Un condominio que busca redefinir el concepto de vivir rodeado de lo mejor del arte y diseño en la ciudad de Miami. Situado en el corazón de las zonas urbanas emergentes de Miami –limita al norte con Wynwood y Edgewater y al sur con museos, Brickell y Downtown– estará rodeado de toda la creatividad latente del […]

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2017 05/17

Free Concerts Are Becoming More Common in Miami Thanks to the A+E District

New condo towers Canvas Miami and Filling Station serve both as homes to A+E residents and as the headquarters where most of the events take place. The concept of the A+E District was born during the development of the fledgling area when Ron Gottesmann and Nir Shoshani, partners at NR Investments, began purchasing land that […]

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2017 03/01

Shopping At The Miami Flea

The monthly Miami Flea is the epicenter of some of Miami’s best artisans and local eateries.

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2017 03/01

Party on the Metromover: Miami Soul Train’s Silent Disco

The Metromover was rolling and shaking with hundreds of riders dancing to some funky beats thanks to the Miami Soul Train Event on Thursday, August 18. The event was hosted by the Arts & Entertainment District, Silent Revolution MIA, and Miami-Dade County Transit.

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2016 07/12

Miami, uno de los lugares favoritos para esta vacaciones

Una de las zonas más emergente y residenciales en esta ciudad es el Distrito del Arte y el Entretenimiento, ubicado en el centro de Miami, el que ha experimentado un notable desarrollo inmobiliario gracias a su amplia oferta cultural y culinaria, además de su interesante vida nocturna. Es aquí donde se está realizando un ambicioso […]

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2016 07/12

Miami Arts + Entertainment District to present ‘Sounds of Colombia’

“Sounds of Colombia” is the first installment of a “world sound series” from the Arts + Entertainment District, though future concerts are still in the planning stages. “We really like the idea of creating a bridge between Miami and Colombia and letting people know there’s a vibrant arts and culture scene here”.

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2016 07/12

Best of Miami: A+E’s Miami Flea, the Best Flea Market

At the Arts & Entertainment District’s monthly Miami Flea event, vendors and guests form the perfect combination of a visual spectacle. From the items on the tables to the natural backdrop to the attendees themselves, it’s a combination of people-watching at its finest and a great hunting ground for unique finds.

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2016 07/12

Miami Emerges From Gloom Into Residential and Commercial Sunlight

Now, a wave of commercial and residential development in downtown Miami and its periphery is altering the city’s skyline. And in providing options for those less affluent than the condo dwellers by the water, it is challenging the long-held perception that Miami is not a place where a middle-class person can live well and raise […]

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2016 07/12

Distrito del Arte: El mejor lugar para invertir en Miami

CANVAS Miami, un ambicioso proyecto inmobiliario ubicado en pleno centro de la ciudad, es una de las más atractivas ofertas de inversión en el país del norte, debido al auge que está viviendo la zona y a la alta rentabilidad que ofrece la compra de propiedades.

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2016 05/11

Watch Canvas’ foundation take shape in Miami: VIDEO

Concrete trucks ferried 230 loads over an eight-hour period starting at 6 a.m., pouring a total of roughly 2,000 yards of concrete. The developer broke ground on its 513-unit tower in February and has since brought its sales up to about 62 percent. Its estimated sellout is $221 million.

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2016 04/11

What a Dance Party on the Metromover Says About Transit in Miami

In developing the Arts and Entertainment District, Shoshani and his partner Ron Gottesman pushed the city for higher-density, mixed-use zoning in order to promote cycling, walking, and transit in the downtown area.

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2016 04/11

Miami Soul Train’s Silent Disco on the Metromover

Dance lovers brought their boogie shoes to downtown Miami’s Metromover on Wednesday, April 6, for another edition of Miami Soul Train’s Silent Disco.

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2016 03/04

Downtown Miami on the rise

The Worldcenter launch comes just two weeks after the ground breaking for Canvas, at 90 NE 17th Street in downtown Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District. In a release, developer NR Investments said 58 percent of the 513 units have been sold.

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2016 02/29

NR Investment Fêtes Canvas Miami’s Groundbreaking

NR Investments threw a killer party to celebrate the groundbreaking of Canvas Miami, the former site of some of the Arts + Entertainment District’s best events including Yoga Soundscape and the Miami Flea series.

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2016 02/17

Canvas signs off on $70M loan, plans groundbreaking event

Canvas, the condominium tower planned for Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District, has signed off on its $70 million construction loan from Bank of the Ozarks. The 37-story project began construction two weeks ago and is now finalizing excavation. By the end of the week, work on pilings will begin.

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2016 01/14

Food Network UK star Andy Bates brings “refined British pub food” to A&E District

Bates, who met his wife in Miami, has worked with Daniel Serfer of Blue Collar and Mignonette, Jose Mendin of Pubbelly and Timon Baloo of Sugarcane.

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2016 01/13

New Miami condo starts site work after receiving Fannie Mae financing approval

Site work recently started for the Canvas condominium in Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District after the developer secured approval for buyer financing from Fannie Mae. Few new condominiums in South Florida have gotten the OK from the mortgage giant to purchase or secure loans for individual buyers. That ability should make it easier for domestic buyers […]

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2016 01/13

Canvas wins Fannie Mae approval, begins site preparation

Canvas, the condominium tower planned to rise in Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District, has received conditional project approval from Fannie Mae, as site preparation begins. Canvas, at 1630 Northeast First Avenue, is now 54 percent sold, with $120 million in sales. In mid-December, initial site work began in the lot, first with tree and shrub removal, and […]

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2015 12/07

Miami, una ciudad que busca crecer más allá de los malls y las playas

“En este año hemos hecho un buen trabajo –resume Nir, orgulloso– hicimos comunidad y posicionamos nuestra marca. Los precios, la ubicación, el negocio, todo eso está bien. Pero la clave es que la gente quiere, necesita, juntarse con otra gente. Y ese es nuestro gran diferencial, aquí se puede tener un hogar y una vida […]

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2015 12/04

13 Pop-Ups to Shop This Week During Art Basel

Creative classes, arts & crafts, live demos, and more are all waiting for you at the Art Basel Miami Flea on Sunday from 2 to 6pm. In addition, there will be plenty of local vendors for you to buy from, including Nurbana305, Second Hand Records, and ABA Jewels.

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2015 12/04


Canvas Miami is putting on an über-hip reimagining of the classic flea-market scene with its Basel Miami Flea. The third edition of the flea-market event takes place the last day of Art Basel Miami Beach, and it’s all about art, activities, and aesthetics.

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2015 12/02

#ThankYouMiami for Themed Weeks – Miami Art Week and Art Basel 2015

On Sunday, the A+E District will host its third edition of their super popular Miami Flea from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public with RSVP.

2015 12/02

Miami New Times: Canvas Basel Miami Flea

Miami Art Week is coming to a close, which means that for the past several days, everything in Miami has been done bigger and better. But that isn’t stopping Canvas Miami from putting on an über-hip reimagining of the classic flea-market scene with its Basel Miami Flea.

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2015 11/30

Art Basel 2015: Parties, Galleries, and Pop-Ups You’re Actually Invited To

The Art Basel Miami Flea: This is an event that you’re not only invited to, but you actually get to be an artist for a couple of hours. Creative classes, arts & crafts, live demos, and more are all waiting for the artist inside of you. In addition, there will be plenty of local vendors […]

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2015 11/30

#ThankYouMiami for the A+E District

NR Investments, the District’s developer, has delivered on their commitment to not only construct buildings, but also spur a community in the area. They have transformed the emerging neighborhood between Downtown and Wynwood into a Miami hotspot and earned their programming a permanent spot on our social calendars.

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2015 11/30

CANVAS’ Miami Flea in the Miami Herald Art Base guide

Miami Flea, a shopportunistic gathering of local artists and the like peddling their wares and showing off their skills from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, December 6 at CANVAS, 90 NE 17th St. There will also be “mind and body classes, arts and crafts, and live demos,” plus food trucks and a “chill nest” […]

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2015 11/05

Neighborhood evolution: What’s ahead in seven Greater Miami areas that are hotbeds of new development

Three years after NR Investments pitched its tent in the Arts & Entertainment District, which connects Wynwood and the Design District, the neighborhood is well-positioned for major growth, said company principal Nir Shoshani.

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2015 10/29

S’mores Under the Moonlight

Just because Miami feels like summer in mid-October doesn’t mean the city can’t participate in all of those warm-and-fuzzy fall traditions. Held at Canvas Miami, S’mores Under the Moonlight welcomes locals to a night of bonding around the bonfire.

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2015 10/26

Diario Clarín: “Distrito A+E en Miami: cuando la estrategia es hacer ciudad”

Los originales recursos para crear comunidad en un área de Miami. El nuevo Distrito de Arte + Entretenimiento y su edificio insignia, Canvas. “Estamos en el centro de Miami –agrega Nir–, a pocas cuadras del Puerto, entre Brickell y el Downtown, muy cerca de Wynwood (el distrito de las artes) y del Design District (donde están las […]

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2015 10/23

A+E District among Time Out’s best free things to do in Miami

Downtown Miami’s newest cultural hub, the Arts + Entertainment District, hosts a number of free events every month. Programming changes often and most events take place at CANVAS.

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2015 10/08


The fully stocked event was hosted by Canvas Miami, a group tasked with jazzing up the area now known as the Arts + Entertainment District. Canvas is getting people excited about the neighborhood in anticipation of “lifestyle” type condos soon to be erected by NR Investments around NE 17th Street and Second Avenue.

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2015 10/06

FOMO-Inducing Shots From This Weekend’s Miami Flea

The Arts & Entertainment District, an up-and-coming urban neighborhood sandwiched between Wynwood and Downtown Miami, hosted its second flea, with over 50 local vendors, live music, food, plenty of pets, and more.

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2015 10/06

Viacom to produce MTV, Comedy Central at new Miami studio

The Viacom announcement and the launch of the film and television studio provide another major commercial component necessary to make the Arts + Entertainment District a thriving entertainment district, where people can live, work and play.

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2015 10/05

Hacen fiesta en el transporte público

“Ha sido una sorpresa obtener tanta cooperación de la ciudad, de la policía, para hace esto posible. Es una idea loca pero ha funcionado”, dice Ron Gottesmann, de NR Investments, una de las mentes maestras detrás de Canvas.

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2015 09/25

Miami Soul Train

On Thursday, Sept. 24, the Metromover in downtown Miami once again became the Miami Soul Train, a two-hour dance party at which headphone-wearing passengers listen to music provided by DJs. Last night’s event featured the music of Motown, and people turned the train into a rolling disco.

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2015 09/24

Miami Soul Train

Miami Soul Train is back by popular demand. All Aboard for a night of funky tunes courtesy of Miami-Dade public transit.

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2015 08/21


A chance for an evening stroll at Canvas Miami in the Arts & Entertainment District took place on Sunday. Live music drifted amongst the crowd while there were plenty of places to relax and enjoy local merchants, food trucks, and cocktails during the Miami Flea event.

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2015 08/10


“Miami’s growing entrepreneurial scene, particularly within the creative space, along with the desire to create community, was certainly the inspiration [for the event],” says Nir Shoshani.

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2015 08/03

PHOTOS: On the scene at Canvas brokers dinner

Developers of Canvas, a 513-unit condominium tower planned for Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District, recently held a 50 Top Miami Brokers dinner. Fortune International Realty, the property’s exclusive sales and marketing, has converted more than 200 reservations to contracts.

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2015 07/31

A+Eats: The Search for Miami’s Next Great Restaurant

Ron Gottesman, co-principal of NR Investments and a catalyst for Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District’s growth, says the area attracts people with a strong creative and entrepreneurial spirit.

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2015 06/16

South Florida Business Journal: Two visions along MacArthur Causeway

The area just north of the MacArthur Causeway in Miami is traditionally part of the Park West area, but developers Nir Shoshani and Ron Gottesman are leading the effort to brand it as the Arts & Entertainment District.

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2015 06/05


Hundreds of movers and shakers took their moves to Metromover on Thursday, June 4.

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2015 06/04

All Aboard The Miami Soul Train

It’s a dance party only you can hear, with noise-isolating headphones streaming funk and Motown. Boogie the night away while that gorgeous Miami skyline races by, and hop off at select stops throughout downtown to catch performances by local musicians and entertainers. Then hit up the ongoing afterparty at Canvas Miami until 11 for Motown-inspired […]

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2015 05/28

Movies Under The Stars

Miami International Film Festival presents Movies Under the Stars at CANVAS. Enjoy a free screening of Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive. Complimentary Barton & Gustier and bites by Coyo and Gaucho Ranch.

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2015 05/04


Canvas has decided to partner with local arts organization Miami’s Independent Thinkers, an established group of creatives who have taken a fresh approach to uniting the arts with the community.

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2015 04/29

Canvas nabs $75M construction loan, now converting to contracts

Canvas, a 513-unit condominium tower planned for Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District, has secured a $75 million construction loan and will begin converting reservations to contracts.

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2015 04/10

Bikes, Beer & BBQ at CANVAS

Discover the exciting plans and growth occurring within the A+E District during a 2-hour cruise of the neighborhood. At 2PM join Miami Bike Polo + Miami Bike Scene for an exciting game of bike polo + a good old fashion backyard BBQ offering vegetarian options.

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2015 04/10

Bikes, Beer & BBQ at CANVAS

The emerging Arts + Entertainments District in the Omni area has recently been the gathering spot for indie events, including film screenings and rooftop concerts. This week, it’s something new with Bikes, Beer + BBQ on Sunday starting at noon.

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2015 03/31

Yoga Soundscape at CANVAS

Join Ansa Yoga’s Jennifer Pansa on this unique and innovative journey of flowing movement and sound. Immerse yourself in the beauty and motion with a pair of noise-isolating wireless LED headphones, which let you hear the instructor and a curated musical track at the perfect level.

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2015 03/20

CANVAS and Bonfire Under the Moonlight in DECO DRIVE [Video]

Things get heated up at the bonfire once a month with a different band lighting up the stage and you can’t beat the price. It’s free!

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2015 03/20

A Blank Canvas at CANVAS

A+E presents Miami’s Independent Thinkers as they host A Blank Canvas, a 90-minute art battle featuring four local artists battling for a prize during a live DJ set.

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2015 03/15

Once-sleepy Omni neighborhood comes to life

There’s a rebirth underway in Miami’s Omni neighborhood, and it’s being fueled not by condo open houses but by craft fairs, film nights, group yoga and live art.

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2015 02/26


Amidst Miami’s familiar neighborhood niches, there’s a new game in town: the Arts and Entertainment (A&E) District. The newly designated district connects Wynwood and the Design District to downtown.

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2015 02/24

Kevin Aoki, Roman Jones to open OTABE Japanese BBQ near Wynwood

Miami developers have big plans for the Arts & Entertainment District.

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2015 02/13

Sun, Sand and Stir-Fry? Miami Woos Chinese for Property: Cities

Miami has a Little Havana and Little Haiti, a neighborhood known as Westonzuela and even the Venetian Islands. What it doesn’t have is a Chinatown.

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2015 02/07

Febrero repleto de eventos gratis en Wynwood y downtown

El centro de Miami y el downtown cogen fuerza junto a Wynwood, que arranca febrero con originales e interesantes ofertas musicales, culturales y de entretenimiento para todos los públicos, y gratuitas.

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2015 02/03

Developers see a rebirth for Miami’s Omni area

Standing on a ninth-floor balcony with distant views of Biscayne Bay and downtown Miami, Nir Shoshani and Ron Gottesman look a bit like men on an island.

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2015 01/05

How Miami Will Change in 2015

Barely a minute into the New Year, Miami is already growing to new heights and becoming a city with even more depth. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s going down in the 305 in 2015.

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2014 12/16

Jacob Jeffries performs Wednesday at CANVAS in downtown Miami

Nothing gets you in the mood for the holidays quite like a nice, cozy bonfire. And what better place to throw such a shindig than in the white-hot Arts + Entertainment District, fresh off a fantastic Art Basel week.

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