11 Facts About Coconut Grove


Coconut Grove, known colloquially as The Grove, is the oldest continuously inhabited neighborhood of Miami in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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The neighborhood's name has been sometimes spelled "Cocoanut Grove" but the definitive spelling "Coconut Grove" was established when the city was incorporated in 1919.

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Coconut Grove is directly served by the Miami Metrorail at Coconut Grove and Douglas Road stations.

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Coconut Grove lived there for only a year but during that time he established a post office which he named Coconut Grove.

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Surge of commercial development in Coconut Grove was driven by the construction of three major residential complexes during the late 1970s and early 1980s: Yacht Harbour Condominiums in 1975; Grove Isle, a condominium, club and hotel complex, in 1979; and L'Hermitage in 1980.

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Coconut Grove has a number of outdoor festivals and events, the most prominent of which is the annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival.

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Coconut Grove has numerous restaurants, open air and streetside cafes, and several waterfront restaurants and bars.

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Eastern border of Coconut Grove is Biscayne Bay, which lends itself to the local boating and sailing communities.

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The area features the Coconut Grove Sailing Club, Coral Reef Yacht Club, Biscayne Bay Yacht Club, and a sizable municipal marina, Dinner Key Marina.

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Coconut Grove is served by Metrobus throughout the area, and by the Miami Metrorail at:.

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Metrobus' Coconut Grove Connection connects at Coconut Grove and Douglas Road stations, going to many popular areas within the Grove, including CocoWalk and Peacock Park.

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