Miami Gardens is a city with a suburban style of living, found in Miami Dade County. Miami Gardens' neighborhoods of Andover, Bunche Park, Carol City, Lake Lucerne, Norland, Opa-locka North and Scott Lake were previously unincorporated areas in Miami-Dade County. The city is near North Miami Beach and Pembroke Pines. Homes for rent in Miami Gardens allow residents to spend time at parks, such as Rolling Oaks Park and Risco Park, spend a weekend at Calder Casino & Race Course, read at North Dade Regional Library and shop at Miami Gardens Plaza.
History of Miami
Miami's history sheds light on the background of nearby Miami Gardens.
The Tequesta Native American tribe inhabited the area near the Miami River during Florida's early history.
Miami was officially incorporated in 1896.
Henry M. Flagler, a millionaire who made his fortune from business with John D. Rockefeller, had a prominent and influential role in the development of Miami. His Royal Palm Hotel was a notable early location in Miami. The hotel hosted famous individuals, such as John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie.
Resources for Renters
The City of Miami Gardens has an official website. Notable features include a valuable resource called "Community Links," which has links for online services, the Miami Gardens community newspaper, the city's code of ordinances, a city economic development strategy and many others. Other pages on the site are "Residents." This page has information on Jazz in the Gardens, Miss Miami Gardens and the MLK Festival. City services in Miami Gardens include the mayor and city council, human resources, the IT department, events and media, public works and a number of others.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools has a website that's ideal for parents living in Miami Gardens. There are pages for parents and students. The students page bears the message "Nothing is More Powerful Than a Good Education" and has resources specifically designed for students in the district, such as a code of student conduct, academic assistance and more.