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Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale

Incorporated on March 27, 1911, the City of Fort Lauderdale is situated on the southeast coast of Florida, centrally located between Miami (23 miles South) and Palm Beach (42 north) miles. Encompassing more than 33 square miles with a population of nearly 180,000, Fort Lauderdale is the largest of Broward County’s 30 municipalities and the seventh largest city in Florida. Embraced by the Atlantic Ocean, New River and a myriad of scenic inland waterways, Fort Lauderdale truly lives up to its designation as the “Venice of America.” city is a major yachting center, with over 42,000 resident yachts and +/- 100 marinas and boatyards.

An advantageous economic climate is helping the City of Fort Lauderdale establish itself as a world-class international business center and one of the most desirable locations for new, expanding or relocating businesses. Once known strictly as a tourism-based economy, Fort Lauderdale now supports a diverse range of industries, including marine, manufacturing, finance, insurance, real estate, high technology, avionics/aerospace, film and television production.

Local water front communities include Harbor Beach, Coral Ridge, Imperial Point, The Landings, Pompano Beach, Bay Colony, and Sea Ranch Lakes. Other upscale neighborhoods include Rio Vista Isles just south of downtown Fort Lauderdale, Victoria Park and the Posh home addresses of Las Olas Isles just to the East of downtown; home to hundreds of luxury Yachts and Sail Boats. Fort Lauderdale, unlike many cities, has an official program for recognizing official neighborhoods. Under the Neighborhood Organization Recognition Program there over 60 distinct neighborhoods that have received official recognition from the city but there are still an additional 25-30 neighborhoods that exist without official recognition. Neighborhoods within Fort Lauderdale include:

  • Bal Harbour
  • Bay Colony
  • Bay Colony Club
  • Bermuda Riviera
  • Beverly Heights
  • Birch Park (Finger Streets)
  • Boulevard Park (Isles)
  • Breakwater Surf (Club)
  • Central Beach
  • Chula Vista Isles
  • City View
  • Colee Hammock
  • Coral Ridge
  • Coral Ridge Country Club
  • Coral Ridge Isles
  • Coral Shores
  • Croissant Park
  • Dillard Park
  • Dolphin Isles
  • Dorsey Riverbend
  • Downtown Fort Lauderdale
  • Durrs
  • Edgewood
  • Flagler Village
  • Flamingo Park
  • Galt Ocean Mile
  • Golden Heights
  • Harbor Beach
  • Harbor Drive
  • Harbordale
  • Harbour Inlet
  • Harbour Isles
  • Hendricks and Venice Isles
  • Himmarshee Village (Historic District)
  • Home Beautiful Park
  • Idlewyld
  • Imperial Point
  • Knoll Ridge
  • Lake Aire-Palm View
  • Lake Estates
  • Lake Ridge
  • Landings
  • Las Olas Isles
  • Lauderdale Beach
  • Lauderdale Harbours
  • Lauderdale Isles
  • Lauderdale Manors
  • Lauderdale West
  • Laudergate Isles
  • Lofts of Palm Aire Village
  • Melrose Manors
  • Melrose Park
  • Middle River Terrace
  • Montego Bay
  • Navarro Isle
  • North Beach Island
  • North Golf Estates
  • Nurmi Isles
  • Parkway
  • Oak River
  • Palm Aire Village East
  • Palm Aire Village West
  • Poinciana Park
  • Poinsettia Heights
  • Progresso Village
  • Rio Vista
  • River Garden/Sweeting Estates
  • River Oaks
  • River Run
  • Riverland
  • Riverland Manors
  • Riverland Village
  • Riverland Woods
  • Riverlandings
  • Riverside Park
  • Riviera Isles
  • Rock Island
  • Sailboat Bend
  • Seven Isles
  • Shady Banks
  • South (Lauderdale) Beach
  • South Middle River
  • Sunrise Intracoastal
  • Sunrise Key
  • Sunset
  • Tarpon River
  • Twin Lakes North
  • Victoria Park

Points of Interest:

  • Bonnet House
  • Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • Florida Grand Opera
  • Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theater
  • Fort Lauderdale Film Festival
  • Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
  • Museum of Art
  • Museum of Dicovery & Science
  • Parker Playhouse
  • Fort Lauderdale Riverwalk
  • Las Olas Shops

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