Things To Do In Miami Design District

The neighborhood has actively transformed the once-overlooked area of Miami into a vibrant destination for residents and visitors by presenting the best shopping, cultural and culinary experiences within an architecturally significant context. The Design District is home to over 130 art galleries, showrooms, creative services, stores, antiques dealers, eateries and bars. The Design District is roughly divided by NE 36th Street to the south, NE 43rd Street to the north, NW 1st Avenue to the west and Biscayne Boulevard (US 1) to the east.


Arts & Culture


George Segal

61 NE 41st St. Miami, FL 33137

Enjoy the Pop artist George Segal's iconic sculpture Three Figures and Four Benches along with some of his other works, including figurative installations at Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA).


Mark Handforth

61 NE 41st St. Miami, FL 33137

Visit the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA) to view some of Mark Handforth's famous artworks.  In his sculptural installations, Handforth often transplants familiar objects found in civic infrastructure—such as municipal signs, motor scooters, hydrants, street lamps, wheels, and traffic cones—into unfamiliar surroundings and transforms them, by reworking or deforming their structures and configurations, in order to reveal something new about the ways in which these objects function in our everyday lives.



Michael's Genuine® Food & Drink

130 NE 40th St. Miami, FL 33137

James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur Michael Schwartz's flagship neighborhood bistro is known for its refreshing combination of laid-back atmosphere and straightforward food emphasizing fresh, local ingredients. Menus change daily because they start with what's in season and arriving on the doorstep from nearby farmers, fishermen, and ranchers. 


Kaido Miami

151 NE 41st St. Unit 217. Miami, FL 33137

KAIDO is Japanese-inspired cocktail lounge where guests can enjoy a cozy Tokyo-style drinking den nestled in one of Miami’s most artistically driven areas, featuring innovative cocktails by in-house mixologist Nico de Soto and thoughtfully prepared Asian dishes developed by renowned chef Brad Kilgore.



4702 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33137

Palat Miami, the newest addition to the Aldo Lamberti family of restaurants, is centrally located in the Buena Vista/Design District of Miami. Palat’s menu was created by Executive Chef Pippo Lamberti and features contemporary Italian-inspired tapas, homemade pasta, seafood and charcuterie. 


Upper Buena Vista

184 NE 50th Terrace. Miami, FL 33137

An oasis just north of the Miami Design District, Upper Buena Vista is one of Miami’s premier retail sanctuaries. Crafted around imposing trees, Upper Buena Vista is a collection of expertly curated micro shops anchored by a full-service restaurant and lounge. 

Miami Design District

3841 NE 2nd Ave. 

Suite 400 Miami, FL 33137

The Miami Design District is a luxury shopping destination dedicated to innovative fashion, design, architecture and dining experiences. This vibrant Miami destination for residents and visitors presents the best shopping, cultural and culinary experiences within an architecturally significant context.

Spa & Wellness

eména Spa

4100 NE 2nd Ave. Suite 301. Miami, FL 33137

emena, inspired by the word 'me' in Greek, is a boutique day spa, med spa and hair spa located in Miami's ultra luxury Design District. Armed with six ultra-chic treatment rooms, it combines ancient organic spa philosophies with modern anti-aging technology. 


OC Spa


140 NE 39th St Suite 207 Miami, FL 33137

Soak up the style and tranquility of the luxurious OC spa in the Orianne Collins Jewelry & Spa Boutique. Located in the heart of the Miami Design District, this artistic masterpiece blends and offers elements of beauty, cosmetics and personal care. Adopting a different approach to the traditional spa experience, OC Spa pampers guests in an atmosphere that is both intimate and indulgent.