MIAMI — Wherever you go in Little Haiti, new developments with “for lease” signs greet you and construction sites dot the neighborhood as gentrification fully settles in.
What’s the draw for developers? For starters, Little Haiti—an 18 acre neighborhood named for the Haitians who settled there en masse in the 1980s— is only a 15-minute drive north of downtown Miami. It borders designer shops, late-night bars and art-galleries in the Design District and Wynwood to the south and new boutiques, cafes and apartments in Little River and Buena Vista to the north.
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