Coral Gables Real Estate Information

Coral Gables (sometimes referred to as The Gables) is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, southwest of Miami, in the United States. The city is famous globally as the home of the University of Miami. In 2005, the United States Census Bureau estimated that the city had a population just under 43,000 residents. During the Land Boom of Florida from the 1920’s, George Merrick developed the city. Mediterranean Revival architecture dominates the city. Coral Gables has put much work into becoming a pedestrian-friendly city. There are over 140 cafes, restaurants and other eateries in the city. The Miami International Airport is only four miles away. Landmarks in Coral Gables include: • The Biltmore Hotel • Douglas Entrance • The Venetian Pool

A world-renowned university, the University of Miami, is located in Coral Gables. This university is ranked academically in the top bracket of United States based institutions of higher education. The university has outstanding programs in: • Business • Law • Medicine • Music

Several regional and local television and radio stations broadcast in Coral Gables. There are two newspapers that look primarily at Coral Gables and several others that publish news on the region in general. The Coral Gables Gazette is a newspaper that has won awards from the state press association. This weekly publication covers community events, local sports, news and government. Among its noticeable places are • Biltmore Hotel • Coral Way scenic drive • DeSoto Fountain • Miracle Mile • Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden • John C. Gifford Arboretum • Jerry Herman Ring Theatre • Lowe Art Museum • Montgomery Botanical Center • University of Miami • Venetian Pool • Village of Merrick Park The weather in Coral Gables, as well as most of southern Florida is tropical. Summers are warm and humid. Winters are generally warm, although there may be some cold fronts that cause some cool days.