Downtown Miami is known for its small business owner shopping area. A tourist pied-a-terre as it is right in front of the Cruise Line Port. At day time you have the open-air malls, department stores and jewelry shops are busy with foot traffic. as well as the Pérez Art Museum Miami shows contemporary art, The Science Museum At nights you have the American Airlines Arena for Miami Heat basketball games and all kinds of concerts. The Adrienne Arsht Center hosts the Miami City Ballet and Florida Grand Opera.
The last 10 years, downtown Miami has been fully renovated with several High- rise condominiums creating the city as a full metropolis where everything is walking distance for the convenience of its residents.