A tale of two cities exists on Miami Beach... There’s the trendy, chic, non-stop excitement of South Beach and then there’s the more relaxed easy-going pace of North Beach. South Beach residents typically choose to be close to Lincoln Road and Washington Avenue, or in the only slightly less busy neighborhoods of Flamingo Park and Southpointe.
Naranja is a census-designated place (CDP) in Miami-Dade County. Many orange groves were once located in this area, so the community name came from the Spanish word for orange, "naranja". Naranja was also a stop for the Florida East Coast Railroad that once ran through this area.
At only about 2 square miles in size, the South of Fifth (SoFi) district of Miami Beach is one of the smallest neighborhoods in all of South Florida. It also happens to be one of its most prestigious and in-demand, with Ocean Drive, Washington Avenue, and South Pointe all elements of this unique community. Ultra-luxury beachfront condominium towers, multi-million-dollar penthouses, designer villas, and mid-rise condos and apartments are neighbors with Joe’s Stone Crabs, Prime 112, Nikki Beach, Smith & Wollensky, Fogo de Chao, and chic hotels.
Brickell Key is a man-made island off the mainland Brickell neighborhood in Miami. Also called Claughton Island, the history of Brickell Key real estate can be traced to 1896, when Miami pioneer Henry Flagler had a 9-foot (2.7 m) deep channel dug from the mouth of the Miami River. In the process, Mr. Flagler created an off-shore property composed of two small islands. In 1943, a real estate investor, Edward N. Claughton, Sr.