one of Miami-Dade's newest communities, was incorporated in 1995 and is
a young, vibrant, full-service municipality with a diverse demographic
base and is recognized internationally as a premier location in which to
live, shop and play.
is 3.2 square miles located on the Intracoastal Waterway in northeast
Miami-Dade County and is conveniently located between two major South
Florida airports and two of the largest and most popular seaports in the
Aventura is an upscale condo community
with some of South Florida's best-known large-scale condominium projects
and apartment buildings. Restaurants, movie theaters and the Aventura
Mall are convenient nearby and downtown Fort Lauderdale and Miami are
just 20 minutes away.
the City's short history over $43 million has been spent on
infrastructure improvements including streets, sidewalks, lighting, park
development, beautification projects, drainage, pedestrian and safety
improvements. The recently completed new 77,000 square foot
state-of-the-art Government Center provides a one-stop-shop for its'
residents and houses all governmental operations, including Commission
Chambers, Police Station and administrative offices.
has begun on the City's new $4 million Community/Recreation Center built
on 2.8 acres of land in a park like setting on the waterfront. This
25,000 square foot facility will include a gym, meeting rooms, computer
lab, exercise and aerobic facilities.
order to address the growing number of families with school age
children, the City Commission chose to take an aggressive approach to
meet its changing demographics.
Plans are now underway for the
construction of the City's first Charter Elementary School to be built
adjacent to the new Community/Recreation Center.
The 45,000 square foot
state-of-the-art school will serve 600 Aventura schoolchildren from
kindergarten to 5th grade and will be the first municipal-run charter
school in Miami-Dade County.