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Previously named Fulford, North Miami Beach is an incorporated city in Dade County known for its popular ocean beaches. It has 13 neighborhoods that have their individual neighborhood identity that gives the area a “small town in a big city” atmosphere.
The city of North Miami Beach was originally named Fulford after U.S. Coast Guard Captain William H. Fulford. A 1926 hurricane halted the real estate boom in South Florida and this has forced residents to work together and rebuild the city, leading to the city’s incorporation in 1927.
The neighborhood is under a council-manager system. They have council members that act as leaders and policy makers of the neighborhood. Through the government system, the community built a modern police station and redeveloped several buildings in the Government Center.
Proud Neighborhoods is a community bond program that produced a number of beautification projects, including landscaping, street lighting, sidewalks in every neighborhood in the city.
Part of increasing neighborhood identity, North Miami Beach has four (4) community centers: Uleta and Victory Park Community Centers, both built in 1966; Washington Park Community Center built in 1968; and Allen Park Youth Center completed in 1968.
Getting around town is easy since the neighborhood has 17 Miami-Dade Transit agency bus routes and local municipal circulator system that go throughout the city. The residents also benefit from the neighborhood’s proximity to Golden Glades Intermodal Transit Center in Interstate 95 adjacent to the southwestern part of the city.
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The community is also home to Judge Arthur I. Snyder Tennis Center that has six lighted lay-kold hard tennis courts, 12 clay hydrogrid tennis courts, two Paddleball courts, and four Racquetball courts. The center also has a picnic area, clubhouse, and a pro-shop.
Although the neighborhood’s boundaries no longer extend to the Atlantic Ocean, it is popular for its ocean beaches. Haulover Beach, under the management of the Dade County Parks and Recreation, is a clothing optional beach frequented by locals and tourists.
The community is also famous for its Medieval Spanish monastery, St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church, which was built in the 12th century in Segovia, Spain. It is a popular choice for weddings. Some of the popular attractions in the neighborhood include the Fulford-by-the-Sea Monument and the Mall at the 163rd Street.
The city is famous for offering a variety of ethnic Asian cuisine along 163rd Street and 167th Street of the neighborhood, also known as “Chinatown.”
Top Restaurants In North Miami Beach
1. Old Lisbon Restaurant
1698 SW 22nd Street,
Miami, FL 33145
2. Duffy’s Sports Grill
3015 Grand Avenue,
Miami, FL 33133
3. Lung Yai Thai Tapas
1731 SW 8th Street,
Miami, FL 33135
4. P.F. Chang’s
11361 NW 12th Street,
Miami, FL 33172
5. 180 Degrees at the DRB
501 NE 1st Avenue,
Miami, FL 33132
6. Fireman Derek’ World Famous Pies
2818 N Miami Avenue,
Miami, FL 33127
7. Siam Rice Thai & Sushi Restaurant
7941 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, FL 33138
8. Mr. Yum
1945 SW 8th Street,
Miami, FL 33135
661 Brickell Key Drive,
Miami, FL 33131
10. Bombay Darbar
2901 Florida Avenue,
Miami, FL 33133
Miami-Dade County Public School District supervises the education of students from North Miami Beach. Students can attend MAST Academy at Florida International University and Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High School Biscayne Bay Campus.
The full list of schools within North Miami Beach includes:
John F. Kennedy Middle School
1075 NE 167th Street, North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Fulford Elementary School
16140 NE 18th Avenue, North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Greynolds Park Elementary School
1536 NE 179th Street, North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Gertrude K. Edleman Elementary School
17101 NE 7th Avenue, North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Jacobson Sinai Academy
18801 NE 22nd Avenue, North Miami Beach, FL 33180
1881 NE 164th Street, North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Aventura Learning Center
2320 NE 171st Street, North Miami Beach, FL 33160
Mavericks High of North Miami Dade County
16150 NE 17th Avenue, North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Intracoastal Kids Academy
3609 NE 163rd Street, North Miami Beach, FL 33160
Real Estate Trends
Homes for sale in the neighborhood are a perfect mix of quaint starter homes, luxurious waterfront properties, upscale condominiums, and cozy apartment rentals.
Properties for sale increased its median sales price by 32 percent compared to last year. Well-maintained homes have a median sales price of $635,000.
Market price of homes continues to rise, while prices of foreclosed homes continue to decrease. A foreclosed home in the neighborhood has a median sales price of only $201,000, 68% lower than non-distressed homes.
44% of the residents are married couples, making it an ideal neighborhood for families. The culturally diverse community has a median household income of $31,377.