Coral Gables is also known as “The City Beautiful” and it definitely lives up to its name.
Founded in the 1920’s by George Merrick; this community was built on a grand scale with Live Oaks along Coral Way.
Many properties in the City are on the National Register of Historic Places and more than 1,000 properties are on the Coral Gables Register of Historic Places. In addition, the famous Biltmore Hotel is a designated National Historic Landmark. This magnificent hotel is a great place for Sunday brunch or to relax in the luxurious spa.
Coral Gables has a strong offering of banking, investment institutions, health care and professional services, as well as being the international headquarters for Bacardi and Del Monte Fresh Produce. The University of Miami is also located in Coral Gables and is the City’s largest employer.
There are two public and two private golf courses, as well as hiking and bike paths, the Matheson Hammock Park and Marina, and the Venetian Pool, which was named by Travel & Leisure magazine among the top “World’s Coolest Pool.