Wyn­wood Art District

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You’ll need wheels for this gritty ware­house district. Park­ing is easy, but many gal­leries close Sun-Mon and sum­mer. Be­gin at Cis­neros Fon­tanals Art Foun­da­tion (CIFO) at #1018 N Mi­ami Ave. / 305 455 3380 / Thu-Sun / cifo.org / a not-for-profit Latin Amer­i­can art champ. Head east (it’s one way) on NE 10th St. to Biscayne Blvd., swing left and head north up Biscayne to #2100 for a gan­der at the Bac­ardi build­ings / 305 573 8511 / with their mo­saic and stained glass win­dow façade. Mo­tor west (left) on NE 21st St. and left again at NE 2nd Ave., right on NE 20th St. and right onto N Mi­ami Ave. for Diana Lowen­stein on your right at #2043 / 305 576 1804 / dlfin­earts.com / for hot Latin Amer­i­can tal­ent. Con­tinue up N Mi­ami Ave., left into NW 23rd St., and left onto NW 1st Ct. for Bar­gain Barn’s sec­ond­hand stash / 305 571 2217 / mi­amires­cue­mis­sion.com; or con­tinue straight to World Class Box­ing on the left cnr at #170 / 305 438 9908 / world­class­box­ing.org / pri­vate con­tem­po­rary works cour­tesy of the Scholls – more A-list than pugilist. The next sec­tion can be walked – turn left out the door and stroll down NW 1st Pl. for Fredric Snitzer at #2247 / 305 448 8976 / snitzer.com / rin­gleader dealer for the city’s sta­ble of in­ter­na­tion­ally hyped artists like Her­nan Bas. Re­trace to NW 23rd St. and go left for Gallery Diet at #174 / 305 571 2288 / gallery­diet.com, then head left out the door to NW 2nd Ave. and left again for David Castillo on the cor­ner at #2234 / 305 573 8110 / david­castil­lo­gallery.com / rep­ping lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional tal­ent. Exit left and con­tinue straight up NW 2nd Ave. to Pan­ther Coffee at #2390 (see Coffee) for hip­ster-beloved vin­tage-roasted joe; El­e­men­tal at #2399 / 786 286 5955 / gifty home haven, and Joey’s at #2506 / 305 438 0488 / joeyswyn­wood.com / scrummy pizza and pani­nis. Next to it is Wyn­wood Walls / thewyn­wood­walls.com / an out­door ur­ban art mu­ral park with its own fab­u­lous Wyn­wood Kitchen & Bar / 305 722 8959. Next awaits a cosmo lineup: Frangi­pani at #2516 / 305 573 1480 / frangi­pa­n­imi­ami.com / stocks a quirky mix of de­sign goods; Plant the Fu­ture across at #2511 / 305 571 7177 / plant­the­fu­ture.com / has sweet dessert dishes and ter­rar­i­ums; Lester’s caff at #2519 / 305 456 1784 / lestersmi­ami.com / shows signs of lit­er­acy in Mi­ami, with reg­u­lar read­ings; and Haus Fash­ion at #2527 / 347 565 4012 / culls a one-off feed­ing frenzy for celeb stylists (m/w). Hop back in the car and turn left into NW 26th St., right on NW 5th Ave., and left again into NW 27th St. for the Mar­gulies Col­lec­tion at #591 / 305 576 1051 / mar­guliesware­house.com / the fab­u­lous re­sult of one man’s life­long pas­sion for sculp­ture and pho­tog­ra­phy. Wicked. Drive back to NW 5th Ave., turn left, then right into NW 29th St. for the Rubell Fam­ily Col­lec­tion at #95 (cnr NW 1st Ave.) / 305 573 6090 / rfc.mu­seum / bunker brim­ming with bold­face names, plus stel­lar art li­brary and book­store. Con­tinue along NW 29th St. for Las Tias on the cnr at #2834 N. Mi­ami Ave. / 305 573 4198 / las­tias.com / vin­tage furny and ac­ces­sories hoard­ers, then ei­ther zip left onto N. Mi­ami Ave. for late-night noo­dle bar Gigi at #3470 (see Rest./Re­laxed), or cross into NE 29th St. and left into NE 1st Ave. for Sug­ar­cane at #3252 (see Rest./Smart), hip taco shack Ta­que­ria Mid­town also at #3252 / 786 369 0430, and Salume­ria at #3451 / 305 424 9588 / for se­ri­ously great pasta – didn’t you do well, you Florid­ian belle!

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