Neighborhood Information



Pinecrest is a suburban village in SE Miami-Dade County that is home to approximately 18,223 residents (2010 Census) and is conveniently located just 15 miles south of Downtown Miami and within 5 miles of Miami International Airport. Pinecrest encompasses approximately eight square miles and is recognized as one of the most beautiful residential areas in South Florida. Pinecrest is governed by a five member Village Council and has a very low crime rate.

During the 1950s and 1960s the area flourished with the development and construction of ranch-style houses on 1 acre lots which laid the foundation for the community’s rural and lushly landscaped residential character. During the 1990s rapid growth inspired a movement led by residents Evelyn Langlieb Greer and Gary C. Matzner to incorporate the area. The Village of Pinecrest was officially incorporated on March 12, 1996. Pinecrest is a unique community with a hometown suburban atmosphere and an urban Miami lifestyle. Pinecrest appeals as one of the most desirable places to live within Miami and is recognized for its natural beauty and highly accredited area schools which are singled out as some of the best in the county.  In this affluent neighborhood, residents enjoy a superior quality of life in a unique hometown rural atmosphere.

Points of interest

  • Pinecrest Gardens
  • Falls Shopping Mall