Miami’s Historic Overtown area is known for its rich history. The city’s name was coined by artists, who after performing on the beaches of Miami, headed “overtown” for the after-party.

The neighborhood’s history, heritage and cultural highlights include the Purvis Young Murals, the Lyric Theater, Ward Rooming House, restaurant hot spots and more.

Discover some of Historic Overtown’s highlights, and be sure to visit this neighborhood when you’re in Miami.