Greater Fort LauderdaleCommunities
Home to Coral Ridge Country Club and Coral Ridge Yacht Club. This community is divided by Bayview Drive. East of Bayview Drive is unobstructed-access waterways to the Intracoastal Waterway. West is Middle River, where most neighborhoods are fixed bridges. Lots are generally 10,000 sq ft, most residents are property owners and the public schools are above average.
Colee HammockColee Hammock is an upscale portion of downtown Fort Lauderdale. It's relatively small from the south-side of Broward Blvd to just south of Las Olas. It's dated back to around 1928 and features many mixed-architecture upscale homes. From zero-lot-line contemporary to historic Mediterranean sytles.
Victoria ParkVictoria Park is an upscale residential area reminiscent of Old Florida, with luxury estates and traditional 1930s “cracker” houses. Holiday Park has jogging trails, tennis courts, and playing fields, while Victoria Park draws water sports enthusiasts for kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. The gay-friendly area is home to the Stonewall National Museum & Archives, documenting a century of LGBTQ+ history.
Rio VistaThe Rio Vista neighborhood is a community situated next to downtown Fort Lauderdale, south of the New River and below Davie Blvd and Federal Hwy. Its name means "River View" in Spanish. It is one of the oldest communities in Fort Lauderdale and features tree-lined streets, sidewalks, and unique architecture.
The Las Olas IslesThe Las Olas Isles are 7 isles off of Las Olas Blvd. Just east of Colee Hammock and south of Sunrise Key. North of Las Olas are Seven Isles, Nurmi Isles, Hendricks & Venice Isles, Navaro Isle and South of Las Olas Blvd are Idylewylde and Riviera Isles. These neighborhoods make up some of Fort Lauderdale's most breathtaking and highly coveted properties.
Flagler VillageOnce an industrial warehouse district, edgy Flagler Village is now home to dozens of art galleries and studios, many within the FATVillage Arts District. Monthly art walks showcase the work of local artists and street muralists, with live music and a vendor fair. Indie shops sell handmade jewelry, upcycled clothing, and fine art, while craft breweries and coffee shops draw hip 20-somethings.
Tarpon RiverSouth of the New River and west of Andrews Ave. This neighborhood is home of Tarpon River Brewing Company. Most single-family homes in Tarpon River are waterfront as much of the dryland property has been rezoned for multi-family. This community features parks such as Lewis Landing Park, Tarpon Cove Park, Florence C. Hardy Park as well as the Southside Cultural Center.
Sailboat BendSailboat Bend is known for its bungalows and Mission-style homes dating to the early 1900s. Laid-back live music venues, nightclubs, and bars dot the eastern edge of the neighborhood, while the Broward Center for the Performing Arts hosts Broadway-style productions. Families come to the Museum of Discovery and Science for an otter habitat and the giant kinetic energy sculpture known as the “gravity clock.”
Lauderdale IslesLauderdale Isles is a southern part of Fort Lauderdale and includes many waterfront properties with unobstructed direct-access waterways leading to Southfork New River which feeds to New River and the Atlantic Ocean. This neighborhood is appreciated for it's close proximity to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.
DowntownMany of the neighborhoods on this list are essentially part of Fort Lauderdale. But downtown includes the busiest section of Las Olas Blvd, lined with upscale outdoor restaurants, bars, boutiques, and luxury hotels. Other attractions include the International Swimming Hall of Fame, with pools and a museum of memorabilia, and Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, featuring trails and a lagoon.