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“Changing and not for the better” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Miami Design District

Miami Design District
3841 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33137
13057227100
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Miami Art Tour: Design District, Midtown and...
Ranked #32 of 296 things to do in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
Activities: Shopping
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Miami Design District is a creative neighborhood and retail destination dedicated to innovative fashion, design, art, architecture and dining experiences.
Fairford, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Changing and not for the better”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

If I had written this in 2011 I would have given the review an extra star , since my last visit some of the units have now swapped over to very high end fashion/accessories/shoes. How many branches of Loui Vuitton does a city need ? The Hermes store is gorgeous but like the other stores seemed to lack the lifeblood of any emporium - cistomers.
There are still many interesting design / furniture stores and if you are interested design it's still worth visting I just think the small avenue of expensive fashion stores is a mistake.

Visited April 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great place to browse and shop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

All the design shops in a centralized location. Great for walking and browsing - all major design brands and many art galleries

Visited April 2013
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Summit, New Jersey
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“It was cool once...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I am baffles as to how the Design District has changed over the last few years. When I first started shopping it a few years ago, it was so unique and personable. The shops were aesthetic and many were run by local proprietors. Many of my old haunts have closed, and it's becoming a bland, universally recognized playground for people with more money than sense. Corporations decimate local integrity....a blight worse than lack of development. IMHO

Visited January 2013
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fashion District”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Great deals on fashionable clothing 1 of kind pieces. It was great to walk to individual stores unlike the mall. Some items were bulk. We were able to witness distributors & how they negotiate prices to stock their stores interesting!

Visited November 2012

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Atlanta, Georgia
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“Where is everybody?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Lived in MIA for 5 years now. Maybe it's because I'm originally from NYC that I don't get this place. It's nice to drive/walk through for a minute, but for being an arts/culture-hipster-zone-ish area it's a ghost town. Yawn.

Visited November 2012
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