Park West (Miami)

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Park West
High-rise construction in the mid-2000s has changed the nature of the neighborhood with an increased redevelopment interest
High-rise construction in the mid-2000s has changed the nature of the neighborhood with an increased redevelopment interest
Park West neighborhood within the City of Miami
Park West neighborhood within the City of Miami
Coordinates: 25°47′05″N 80°11′34″W / 25.784609°N 80.1929°W / 25.784609; -80.1929
CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountyMiami-Dade County
CityMiami
Government
 • City of Miami CommissionerKen Russel
 • Miami-Dade CommissionersAudrey Edmonson
 • House of RepresentativesCynthia A. Stafford (D)
 • State SenateGwen Margolis (D)
 • U.S. HouseIleana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
Population
(2010)[1]
 • Total4,655(Park West population only)
71,000(Greater Downtown population)
 • Density9,414/sq mi (3,635/km2)
Time zoneUTC-05 (EST)
ZIP Code
33132
Area code(s)305, 786
WebsiteMiami Downtown Development Authority

Park West is a neighborhood of Greater Downtown, Miami, Florida, United States. It is roughly bound by Biscayne Boulevard to the east, Northwest First Avenue to the west, Northeast 7th Street to the south and Interstate 395 to the north.[2][3] As of 2010, about 4,655 residents live in Park West. The neighborhood is named 'Park West' due to its location just west of Museum Park.

Future Development[edit]

Much of the neighborhood west of the Metromover will be developed into Miami World Center a major urban center containing a convention center, hotel, residential condo towers, and 765,000 square feet of retail. Plans for an enclosed Mall at Miami WorldCenter anchored by Bloomingdales and Macy's, have been replaced in favor of an open air promenade shopping district.[4] Demolition of buildings making up the former "club row" began in 2015 clearing the way for construction to begin.[5]

Transportation[edit]

Park West is served by Miami-Dade Transit via Metrobus along major thoroughfares, and by the Miami Metrorail and Metromover at:

Metrorail:

Metromover:

  •      Downtown/Inner Loop
  •      Omni Loop

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mapping America: Every City, Every Block". 13 December 2010 – via NYTimes.com.
  2. ^ "Park West neighborhood in Miami, Florida (FL), 33136, 33132 subdivision profile - real estate, apartments, condos, homes, community, population, jobs, income, streets". city-data.com.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-10. Retrieved 2016-02-09.
  4. ^ "Miami Worldcenter". miamiworldcenter.com.
  5. ^ "Paramount Miami Worldcenter - Curbed Miami". miami.curbed.com.