This financial district is all business... until happy hour begins.

Young professionals dress to impress in Brickell, Downtown's ambitious sibling. As Miami's "Manhattan of the South," Brickell takes fiscal business to new heights. Towering financial centers, luxury condo complexes, and elevated metrorails shade the neighborhood's favorite cafes and clubs along Miami Avenue. Despite its no-nonsense reputation as a reputable business hub, Brickell still boasts Miami's best attributes—endless sunshine and laid-back attitudes.

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On the Map

Brickell is bordered by Little Havana, Allapattah, Coral Way, Coconut Grove, and Downtown Miami

Miami Airport: 15 minutes by car or 40 minutes by public transit
South Beach (5th and Ocean): 15 minutes by car
American Airlines Arena: 6 minutes by car
Bal Harbour Shops: 30 minutes by car

  • Public transit is Possible
  • Having a car is Easy

Big Business In Miami's Financial District

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Sky-high, super flat, and south of Downtown, Brickell's glass and concrete business buildings comprise Miami's financial center.

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Sporting a suit-and-tie attitude and its own stop on the Metromover, this "Manhattan of the South" has become one of the United States' largest financial districts.

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Although the neighborhood means business, Brickell takes entertainment seriously, too.

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Buttoned-up professionals sit down at local bars, cafes, and happy hours.

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Little salons and legendary dance halls open their doors in Brickell.

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Brickell's edifices may serve high-profile occupations, but the neighborhood still exudes the same low-key attitude and unending warmth Miami is known for.

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High-Energy In Mary Brickell Village

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Brickell residents gravitate to Mary Brickell Village, a two block long community of restaurants, bars, shops, cafes, and clubs lining Miami Avenue.

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Its outdoor patios charm daytime visitors and its happy hour specials charm after-work attendees.

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Low-key establishments blend seamlessly with upscale lounges and cocktail bars.

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No matter the time, the Village feels welcoming.

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It leaves the light on for you.

Sky-High Urbanity In Miami's Financial Core

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Located along the Miami River and adjacent to Biscayne Bay, Brickell's glass and granite towers reflect off its alluring aquatic mirror.

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Not every skyscraper in Brickell is a business.

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Luxury condos and towering apartment complexes house Brickell's sleekly-styled business people.

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Ground-floor office with a view.


Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Angel Valentin

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Angel Valentín has been  a professional photojournalist since 1990. His career has taken him all over the Caribbean and Latin America. Valentín has photographed world leaders, executives, athletes and celebrities in countless situations. He is a Pulitzer Prize finalist, winner (staff) and recipient of countless awards. After 18 years as a staff photographer, he has been a freelance photographer since 2009.

Graciela Cattarossi

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Graciela Cattarossi is a lifestyle/travel photographer based in Miami. She graduated from Parsons School Of Design in New York and her work is currently  published in magazines such as Condé Nast Traveler, Travel and Leisure, Martha Stewart Living, and Food and Wine. When she is not traveling, she enjoys shooting weddings or other intimate events in Miami or wherever it takes her.