Little Havana is a neighborhood of Miami, Florida, United States. It is also known for its landmarks, including Calle Ocho (SW 8th Street/Tamiami Trail), and its Walk of Fame (for famous artists and Latin personalities, the Cuban Memorial Boulevard, Plaza de la Cubanidad, Domino Park, the Tower Theater, José Martí Park, the Firestone/Walgreens Building, St. John Bosco Catholic Church, Municipio de Santiago de Cuba and others.
There are many Latin American art galleries and busy restaurants in Little Havana, Miami‘s vibrant Cuban heart. Cuban coffee is sold in walk-up cafes to cigar smokers. At Maximo Gomez Park, dubbed Domino Park by the locals, locals talk politics over dominoes on Calle Ocho (SW 8th Street). Live Latin music is performed in the area’s clubs and the historic Tower Theater screens independent and revival films.
Little Havana is bounded by Southwest 37th Avenue to the west, Southwest 3rd Avenue to the east, Northwest 7th Street to the north and Southwest 22nd Street (Coral Way) to the south. SW 8th St and SW 13th Avenue are the neighborhood’s thoroughfare that is crowded with places of interest such as Cuban Memorial Boulevard Park, Tower Theatre, Teatro 8, Teatro Avante, Calle Ocho, Versailles Restaurant, Calle Ocho Walk of Fame and Ball & Chain. Other known establishments and places of interest within Little Havana include Manuel Artime Theatre, Miami-Dade County Auditorium, ArtSpoken Performing Arts Center, Havanafama, Little Havana Visitors Center, Centro Cultural Español de Cooperación Iberoamericana, Padilla Cigar Factory, and Little Havana Food & Cultural Tour.
Little Havana is also home to notable museums and memorials including Bay of Pigs Museum and Library on SW 9th Street, Bay of Pigs Monument on SW 13th Street just approximately 900 meters west off, and Freedom Tower on Biscayne Boulevard.
Little Havana Coordinates: 25°46′21.28″N 80°12′52.52″W