Introduction to Miami Springs, Florida
Miami Springs, Florida, in Miami Dade county, is 2 miles S of Hialeah, Florida (center to center) and 6 miles NW of Miami, Florida. The people of the city are in the Miami metropolitan area. Miami Springs has a population of 13,712.
Miami Springs History
The city of Miami Springs was founded by Glen Hammond Curtiss, who was a pioneer in the aviation industry and is also a well respected name in land development. The area which is currently known as Miami Springs was used as a ‘bombing range’ for training U.S. pilots in World War I. Curtiss bought this area and developed it as a residential community. He named it Country Club Estates. The name Miami Springs was given to the city in 1930.
Miami Springs and nearby Attractions
- Clune-Stadnik Building
- First Presbyterian Church
- Pony Swing Bridge
Things To Do In Miami Springs
Miami Springs has one of the best examples of Pueblo Revival style of architecture in Florida. The history of the city is preserved in the buildings, some of which are as old as the city. Since the city is built near the Miami International Airport, it has got a number of good hotels which offer a wide range of facilities. The city serves as a great watering hole for people who are visiting Miami.
Miami Springs Transportation
The closest airport is Miami International Airport.
Miami Springs Higher Education
Miami Dade Community College provides adult education nearby.