Universtiy of Miami Miller School of Medicine Graduate Studies

Downtown and Midtown

Downtown is the urban epicenter of Miami. With its countless high rises, Bayfront Park, and the American Airlines Arena, downtown will provide you with plenty of fun and entertainment. Midtown is the collective term for the Wynwood and Edgewater neighborhoods wedged between the Miami Design District and Downtown.

Living and Costs

  • Recently built high rises, condominiums and apartments
  • Studio / 1 bedroom: $1100-1500 / mo; 2 bedroom: $1800-2300 / mo
  • Quick commute to school
  • Close to Brickell and the Beach
  • Most towers are new with great amenities
  • Traffic can be bad, especially during game nights at the arena or special events
  • Shops close earlier than in Brickell and on the Beach
  • Urban street smarts are necessary

Popular Housing

  • 1800 Club, 1800 N. Bayshore Drive
  • 25 Biscayne Park, 250 NE 25th Street
  • One Miami, 325 S Biscayne Blvd
  • Opera Tower, 1750 N. Bayshore Drive
  • Met One, 300 S. Biscayne Blvd
  • Bay Parc Plaza, 1756 North Bayshore Drive
  • Vizcayne, 244 Biscayne Blvd & 253 NE 2nd Street
  • The Loft Downtown, 115 NE 2nd Avenue
  • Quantum on the Bay, 1900 N. Bayshore Drive


  • Car is not needed, but helpful
  • 10–20 minute drive to medical campus
  • Free Miami Trolley to Downtown, Brickell, and Coconut Grove
  • Walking distance to the MetroRail and MetroMover Stations

Nearby Attractions

  • Adrienne Arsht Center
  • American Airlines Arena
  • Bayfront Park
  • Bayside Marketplace
  • Design District
  • Midtown Shopping Center
  • Port of Miami
  • Shoppes at Midtown
  • Wide selection of restaurants
  • Wynwood Art District