Coral Gables is located just south of Downtown Miami and Coconut Grove.Locally known as The Gables, it’s one of South Florida’s most affluent and desirable communities. Established by George Merrick in 1925, Coral Gables’ tree lined streets and Old Spanish influenced architecture are like none other. Considered to be a suburban-like area of Miami-Dade County, one of the most attractive features to Coral Gables are its waterways. The cityis mapped with an impressive maze of canals, which lead into Biscayne Bay. Within the southern area of Coral Gables, there are a handful of private gated communities that house some of South Florida’s most luxurious property. Old Cutler Road hosts most of these opulent communities such as Coco Plum, Gables Estates and Old Cutler Bay. Planted directly in the heart of Coral Gables is the University of Miami and the renowned Biltmore Hotel.