Mid Miami Beach, also known as Millionaire's row, became popular in the 1950's when Miami Modern architecture (MIMO) was introduced by great architects such as Morris Lapidus. Hotels like The Fountainebleu and the Eden Roc, attracted celebrities and tourists alike, soon earning the name American Riviera. From 23rd street north to 63rd, this area has experienced its own revitalization upon the heels of South Beach's renaissance. The Fountainebleu has expanded and numerous exclusive waterfront developments like the Bath Club, the Ritz Carlton Residences, Mei, and the Caribbean to name a few, have restored and heightened the Millionaires Row popularity.
As you drive north on Collins, it's hard to miss the majestic Pinetree Drive mansions that line the intra coastal waterway. Symbolic of Miami Beach's glamorous past, the Pine tree District is home to some of Miami's largest, most lavish old world estates, most lavish old world architecture. Mid Miami Beach homes for sale are less expensive, yet they offer a very attractive non waterfront in line the western edge of the pine tree lined street conveniently located minutes from Downtown Miami and South Beach.
Central Miami Beach can best be described as a group of single family home neighborhoods from the Miami Beach golf course through Arthur Godfrey Road (41st street). Besides the convenience of an accessible location minutes from the causeway to the airport and downtown Miami, you will find a range of architectural styles and price ranges. On the western edge, along the bay, is the prestigious North Bay Road. This exquisite street is and has been home to an array of celebrities. The waterfront homes for sale in Mid/Central Miami Beach enjoy breathtaking wide bay views and many of the dry lot homes have been restored.