Overtown is a neighborhood of Miami, Florida, United States, just northwest of Downtown Miami. Among its borders are NW 20th Street to the north, NW 5th Street to the south, the Miami River, Dolphin Expressway (SR 836), and I-95 (north of Midtown Interchange) to the west, and the Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) and NW 1st Avenue to the east. The western terminus of Interstate 395 is located in the neighborhood and forms an interchange with Interstate 95 the runs north and south with both Interchanges serves as the main arteries of Overtown. US Route 441 S forms a natural border to the west.
Overtown shares the border with Allapattah to the west, Wynwood to the north, Edgewater to the northeast, Town Square to the west, Downtown Miami to the southeast, and Spring Garden to the southwest. Miami River flows in from Miami Beach and passes just to the southeast border of Spring Garden and Overtown.
Overtown has plenty of places of interest such as Dana Albert Dorsey House (250 NW 9th Street), Greater Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (245 NW 8th Street), Lyric Theater (819 NW 2nd Ave), Mt. Zion Baptist Church (301 NW 9th Street), St. John’s Baptist Church (1328 NW 3rd Avenue), Dorsey Memorial Library (100 NW 17th Street), Dr. William A. Chapman House (526 NW 13th Street), Ebenezer Methodist Church (1042 NW 3rd Avenue), Hindu Temple (870 NW 11th Street), St. Agnes’ Episcopal Church (1750 NW 3rd Avenue), and Ward Rooming House (249 NW 9th Street).
Parks and recreation in Overtown include Ninth Street Pedestrian Mall, NW 9th Street – NW 2nd Avenue; Dorsey Park, 1701 NW 1st Ave;, Gibson Park, 401 NW 12th St; Henry Reeves Park, 600 NW 10th St; Spring Garden Point Park, 601 NW 7th Street Rd; Town Park, NW 17th Street – NW 5th Avenue; and Williams Park, 1717 NW 5th Ave.
Overtown is served by the Miami Metrorail at Historic Overtown/Lyric Theatre (NW Eighth Street and First Avenue) and Culmer (NW 11th Street and US 441).
Overtown Coordinates: 25°47′14.92″N 80°12′2.32″W