Upper Eastside is an enclave that attracts a handful of home buyers because of unparalleled security and proximity to many of Miami’s hotspots. It is within 10 minutes from South Beach and Downtown Miami and about 20 minutes away from Hialeah, Coral Gables and Aventura.
Miami International Airport is a short 15-minute drive, while Bal Harbour and South Beach is only 20 minutes away by car.
The neighborhood of Upper Eastside has the following subdivisions: Bay Point, Magnolia Park, Morningside, Belle Meade, Bayside, Palm Grove and Shorecrest. Magnolia Park is at the east of Biscayne Blvd, sandwiched by NE 37th Street and NE 39th Street.
Another subdivision inside the Upper Eastside neighborhood is the exclusive and gated community of Belle Meade, which has Bayside District on its southern side.
On its northern area is Belle Meade Island bounded by Biscayne Boulevard to the west, Little River to the north, Biscayne Bay to the east and northeast 66th Street to the south.
Morningside is among the historic and affluent sub-neighborhoods of Upper Eastside located to the east of Biscayne Boulevard, stretching from NE 50th Terrace to NE 62nd Street. Archbishop Edward McCarthy’s home on NE 53rd Street served as the residence of then Pope John Paul II during his visit to the United States. Morningside is among Miami’s best planned subdivisions with broad, tree-lined streets that add character to the neighborhood. During its development, the area attracted a number of wealth and prominent residents.
Morningside Historic District is from NE 55th Street to NE 60th Street and is in the list of the National Register of Historic Places in Miami as Bay Shore Historic District. Home styles of properties for sale in are a collection of Art Deco, Mediterranean, Mediterranean Revival and Traditional that reflect the diversity of its inhabitants.
Another equally historic sub-neighborhood in Upper Eastside is Bayside Historic District bounded by NE 67th Street on its south, 72nd Terrace on its north, Biscayne Boulevard and Biscayne Bay on its west and east, respectively.
The sub-neighborhood was once part of Lemon City and has the earliest intact community with four subdivisions within it. The older buildings in the township follow Frame Vernacular bungalow styles, while those built during the 1920s have Mediterranean Revival style. The architectural designs of homes built from 1930s to 1940s were mostly Art Deco. But it is not unusual to see Florida Ranch, Masonry Vernacular and Mission Revival and Streamline Moderne.
Bay Point Estates is a gated subdivision within Upper Eastside that stretches from NE 41st Street to NE 50th Street along the Biscayne Blvd. It is next to the affluent neighborhood of Morningside.
The streets in the neighborhood are exclusively owned by the households that admission to the waterways and roads are subject for approval. Only the residents and their guests can gain access. Part of the subdivision’s maintenance of a 24-hour security, residents shoulder neighborhood dues.