Brickell (/ˈbrɪkəl/ BRIK-əl) is a neighborhood in Miami, Florida located directly south of the historic CBD. In Miami and South Florida, Brickell is known as the financial district. There are glittering business towers and luxury condos towering over Biscayne Bay in Brickell, the city’s financial center. Art galleries and fashionable boutiques in the Brickell City Centre appeal to the chic locals, while rooftop bars and surf ‘n’ turf grills cater to the banking and business crowd. Views of Miami Circle park and the archaeological site are available from Brickell Avenue Bridge over the Miami River.
Located south of the Miami River and extending south to SW 26th Road (the Rickenbacker Causeway), Brickell is mostly mixed financial and residential north of Broadway (SW 15th Road) and mostly residential south of Broadway. The entertainment district of Brickell was centered on Mary Brickell Village. It covers an area of 1.084 square miles (2.81 km2).
North of Brickell lies Downtown, home to most of the area’s public elementary schools and Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus. Aside from the Miami Main Library, various parks, theatres, museums, and sporting venues are also located downtown. In Coconut Grove, south of Brickell, are Mercy Hospital, CocoWalk, Dinner Key, Villa Vizcaya, as well as many historic sites and parks. The Coconut Grove area is also home to many of Miami‘s best private schools, including Ransom Everglades, Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, and Immaculata-La Salle High School.
From Interstate I95 westward, Little Havana extends west of Brickell. Biscayne Bay is east of Brickell, and Virginia Key and Key Biscayne are east along the Rickenbacker Causeway. Many public beaches, nature preserves, parks, and other cultural venues can be found on both keys. South Beach is also east along the MacArthur Causeway.
Brickell is served by Metrobus and Metrorail throughout the area, as well as Metromover at Brickell (SW 11th Street and 1st Avenue). Downtown is served by three Metromover lines (Downtown Loop, Omni Loop, and Brickell Loop). The Metromover connects with Metrorail and is free. Approximately every two blocks in Brickell has a Metromover station.
Throughout Miami, Metrorail provides connections to Miami International Airport, all Miami-Dade County bus lines, Tri-Rail and Amtrak. Near the Arsht Center at the Adrienne Arsht Center Station, you’ll find Downtown’s main bus station. Midtown and South Beach will be connected by Metrorail.
Brickell Coordinates: 25.758°N 80.193°W