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  • Southwest Fort Lauderdale

    Just west of downtown Fort Lauderdale, you will find a completely different series of neighborhoods of the most interesting residences all along the winding New River even after the river forks into the north and south branches.  Close to downtown, there are gated subdivisions with excellent dockage, many new homes with towering old trees, usually oak.  These are close knit communities and all within a few minute drive into town.

    Farther west along the river, there are large estate homes, many built years ago by residents who just wanted more room to spread out.  One neighborhood is called the Citrus Isles where each isle is named after a citrus fruit. Another is Riverland which features a variety of homes both on and off the water. These are small homes usually but highly valued as a safe harbor in case of bad weather. This is a fascinating area which eventually flows westward to University Drive encompassing lots of great residential subdivisions, golf course, malls, nurseries and commercial enterprises.

    Closer to downtown and south of Broward Blvd., you will find the quaint historical districts, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Riverwalk,  Art and Entertainment District, Museum of Discovery and Sciences, an IMAX theater - so many things to do!  The Riverwalk area is always getting another facelift in the form of new restaurants and artsy businesses and there is an actual brick paved walk along the river from the Performing Arts area right into downtown Fort Lauderdale.  Many residents bought a brick with their name imprinted which make up this romantic path for walking.

  • Local Restaurants

    Local dining favorites in Ft. Lauderdale, curated by Yelp.


    The Nauti Dawg Marina Cafe

    Categories: Seafood, Sandwiches, American (Traditional)

    Distance: 0.6 miles

    Rating

    255 reviews


    Cap's Place Island Restaurant

    Categories: Seafood

    Distance: 0.63 miles

    Rating

    153 reviews


    Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs

    Categories: Pizza, Italian, Chicken Wings

    Distance: 1.03 miles

    Rating

    9 reviews


    Ruby's by the Sea

    Categories: Pizza, Italian, Seafood

    Distance: 1.04 miles

    Rating

    50 reviews


    Bonefish Mac's Sports Grille

    Categories: American (Traditional), Sports Bars

    Distance: 1.05 miles

    Rating

    160 reviews


    Westshore Pizza

    Categories: Pizza, Italian

    Distance: 1.05 miles

    Rating

    26 reviews


    Bura Italian Restaurant

    Categories: Italian

    Distance: 1.05 miles

    Rating

    17 reviews


    Sunshine Bagels

    Categories: Delis, Breakfast & Brunch, Bagels

    Distance: 1.05 miles

    Rating

    41 reviews


    Ocean Chinese Food Take Out & Delivery

    Categories: Chinese

    Distance: 1.05 miles

    Rating

    9 reviews


    Mac Donalds Corner Store

    Categories: Sandwiches, Convenience Stores

    Distance: 1.08 miles

    Rating

    6 reviews


    Nearby Shopping

    Local shopping favorites in Ft. Lauderdale, curated by Yelp.


    Barbara Brickell Designs

    Categories: Home Decor, Kitchen & Bath

    Distance: 0.97 miles

    Rating

    1 review


    Center For Ophthalmology and Laser Surgery

    Categories: Eyewear & Opticians, Ophthalmologists, Laser Eye Surgery/Lasik

    Distance: 0.99 miles

    Rating

    3 reviews


    Cvs Pharmacy

    Categories: Drugstores

    Distance: 1 miles

    Rating

    1 review


    TJ Maxx

    Categories: Department Stores

    Distance: 1.03 miles

    Rating

    5 reviews


    Venetian Isles Shopping Center

    Categories: Shopping Centers

    Distance: 1.06 miles

    Rating

    1 review


    Cvs Pharmacy

    Categories: Drugstores

    Distance: 1.09 miles

    Rating

    9 reviews


    Dollar Tree

    Categories: Department Stores

    Distance: 1.11 miles

    Rating

    3 reviews


    Wigdor Mark Optcn

    Categories: Eyewear & Opticians, Optometrists

    Distance: 1.13 miles

    Rating

    2 reviews


    Winn-Dixie

    Categories: Drugstores

    Distance: 1.16 miles

    Rating

    1 review


    Honey Bunch

    Categories: Florists

    Distance: 1.17 miles

    Rating

    10 reviews


  • School Information

    Great Schools

    This compilation of local school websites is provided to assist you in your search to fulfill your child’s educational needs. This is not a complete list, nor should it be considered as a recommendation of any school.

     

    For more information on Broward County Public Schools, click here


    Meadowbrook Elementary School

    Type: Public

    Level: PK-5

    District: Broward


    Pine Ridge Alternative Center

    Type: Public

    Level: K-12

    District: Broward


    Sheridan Technical High School

    Type: Public

    Level: 9-12

    District: Broward


    Soaring Eagles Academy

    Type: Private

    Level: 1-12

    District:


    Trinitas Academy

    Type: Private

    Level: PK-6

    District:


    Trinitas Academy

    Type: Private

    Level: PK-5

    District:


    High Expectations Education Center

    Type: Private

    Level: PK-5

    District:


    Charter School Of Excellence At Riverland

    Type: Charter

    Level: K-5

    District: Broward


    Charter Schools Of Excellence Riverland

    Type: Charter

    Level: K-5

    District: Broward


    Stephen Foster Elementary School

    Type: Public

    Level: PK-5

    District: Broward

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