Get to Know Wynwood and the Art District

wynwoodWallsIf you’re planning on visiting Miami Beach for the first time this summer, you’re in for quite an eye-opening experience. With its profusion of culture and world class beaches, the barrier island is essentially a paradise and the Z Ocean Hotel South Beach is here to help you make the most of the experience. You’re going to love what Miami Beach has to offer if you happen to be an art aficionado, an enthusiast or just someone who appreciates artistic works..

Miami Beach is home to the Miami Beach Architectural District; better known as the Miami Art Deco District. Bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Sixth Street to the south, Alton Road to the west, the Collins Canal and Dade Boulevard on the northern side, this richly historic district encompasses a large portion of the trendy South Beach area. Among its more than 900 architecturally dazzling buildings, the Art Deco District is also home to the mansion that once belonged to the late Italian fashion designer, Gianni Versace.

However the artwork isn’t limited to just the architectural marvels in Miami Beach. Head over to the Wynwood Art District in Miami and you’ll find one of the largest open-air, street art installations in the world. The Wynwood Walls are a brilliant collection of beautiful street art murals and have been featured in notable publications like the New York Times. During the second Saturday of each month, the district is packed with people participating in Wynwood Art Walk. On this day various galleries, studios, and showrooms open their doors for some great art, music, and drinks.

Z Ocean Hotel South Beach is one of the top hotels in the city and a perfect way to get a feel for the rich art and culture. Our all-suite Miami Beach hotel is close to the Art Deco District and just a few minutes from Wynwood. Get to know the city and soak in its many sights by calling 1-877-688-4232 to book a stay at our South Beach hotel this summer.

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