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Coral Gables is known as the “City Beautiful”. A planned city, founded by visionary developer George Merrick in 1925, Coral Gables is one of the premier communities in Greater Miami. Coral Gables is known for its fine residential areas and top-rated quality of life. Home to the University of Miami, the city is also recognized for its outstanding public and private schools and a family-friendly lifestyle. Coral Gables has strictly enforced building and zoning codes, which help maintain the city's Mediterranean-style architectural theme.
The heart of the city is downtown Coral Gables, a lively metropolitan district and thriving international business center with 175 multinational corporations, and 21 consulates and trade offices. Art and culture thrive in Coral Gables. With four live theatres, dozens of art galleries, wine tastings and book readings, there’s always something to do in this Miami neighborhood. A grand selection of dining choices includes more than 40 restaurants within walking distance from residential areas. Coral Gables’ landmark shopping district, Miracle Mile, is home to nearly 200 elegant shops, and the nearby Village of Merrick Park has over 100 major national and international retailers. The city’s architectural treasures include The Biltmore Hotel, one of only three National Landmarks in Miami-Dade County; nine properties on the National Register of Historic Places; and more than 300 locally designated landmarks of historic interest.
Over the years, homes in Coral Gables have appreciated at a rate significantly greater than many of the surrounding areas. The median house value, estimated at $760,000, is five times greater than in 1980. Coral Gables features many historically designated homes built in the 1920s and 1930s. Single-family homes dominate but the recent development of Coral Gables condos is slowing changing the mix. Exclusive gated communities include Cocoplum, Gables by the Sea, Gables Estates.