Upper Eastside, Miami, FL
Stunning and playful architecture that embodies the spirit of Miami line the streets of Upper Eastside, a largely residential neighborhood located north of Edgewater and adjacent to Little Haiti. The area is best known for its impressive range of Miami Modern (MiMo) buildings and historic homes that date back to the early to mid-20th century. But more than just eye candy, the Upper Eastside also enjoys an enviable waterfront location, waves of culture from its neighboring communities, and fine dining care of Miami's best chefs. It is no wonder the Upper Eastside is one of the fastest growing and most sought after neighborhoods in the city.
Upper Eastside: At a glance
- Annexed to the City of Miami in 1924, the Upper Eastside is one of Miami's very first suburbs.
- The Upper Eastside is home to the famous MiMo Biscayne Boulevard Historic District. A high concentration of MiMo architecture can be found here, with historic buildings now housing chic restaurants, retail spaces, galleries, and hotels like the Vagabond and Carl's Motel El Padre
- Several smaller neighborhoods make their homes in the Upper Eastside. These include Morningside, Belle Meade, Shorecrest, Palm Grove, and Bay Point.
- The Upper Eastside is a haven for lovers of architecture. In addition to the signature MiMo styles that are prevalent in the neighborhood, the architectural landscape in the area also features styles such as Art Deco, Art Moderne, Mediterranean Revival, and Streamline Moderne.
Upper Eastside Miami real estate
The Upper Eastside is a cornucopia of real estate offerings, ranging from historic single-family homes in a dazzling selection of architectural styles to mid-rise condos, all of which enjoy easy access to the pleasures and thrills of Biscayne Bay, Little Haiti, and Downtown Miami. The real estate selection in the Upper Eastside is best explored by touring the smaller neighborhoods that make up the community.
Morningside offers the complete Miami lifestyle in a smaller but beautifully wrapped package. Considered as one of the city's most historically intact neighborhoods, real estate in the area consists of historic properties dating back to the 1920s and 1940s, waterfront homes, as well as mid-rise and high-rise condos, all under a thick canopy of lush trees. Eclectic architectural styles are found throughout Morningside, most particularly Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival, and Masonry Vernacular.
Located in the northern part of the Upper Eastside, the gated community of Belle Meade offers unspoiled nature right at the doorsteps of its historic homes and properties. As a result, life here moves at a slower pace, with Belle Meade a respite from the hustle and bustle of Miami city life. Real estate in the area consists of spacious single-family homes and waterfront luxury estates.
In Bay Point, you can experience the highest level of privacy. Streets in the neighborhood are privately owned by the households, and only residents and their guests have road and water access. This exclusivity, not to mention round-the-clock security and waterfront location make Bay Point one of the most coveted neighborhoods in the city. Real estate options in the area mostly comprise of luxury waterfront properties with deep water access and single-family homes that date back to the 1940s and 1950s. Architectural styles are characteristic of the Upper Eastside: diverse and exciting.
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The Upper Eastside lifestyle
Shopping and dining
Biscayne Boulevard is the hotspot of retail activity in the Upper Eastside. The entire length of the thoroughfare that is part of the neighborhood is lined with an endless selection of trendy restaurants, cafes, and boutiques, as well as spas and hotels. Some of the best dining experiences in the neighborhood can be had at restaurants such as Ferraro's Kitchen Restaurant and Wine Bar, Habibi Kush, Pinch Kitchen + Bar, and Blue Collar. If shopping for art, Miami Ironside is the place to go
Parks and open spaces
There are several green spaces in the Upper Eastside where you can relax, enjoy some outdoor recreation, or socialize with the rest of the community. Legion Park, located in the northern half of the neighborhood, is perfect for outdoor recreation and sports. This is also where the weekly Upper East Side Farmers' Market is held every Saturday. Meanwhile, Morningside Park and its banyan trees offer plenty of shade and quiet areas where you can enjoy a good book if you are not up to play sports.
Other parks in the Upper Eastside include Manatee Bend Park and Baywood Park, which is located in the Bayside Historic District.
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