Little Haiti NET
About Little Haiti
If you are looking for a quincallerie (hardware store), gros savon (soap), and beurre chaud (bread), then you must make a trip to Little Haiti, the neighborhood where Miami's growing number of Haitians have carved out a place they call their own. Little Haiti's population is 33, 908.
Little Haiti captures the flavor of the world-famous Haitian primitive art, rich with colors of the Caribbean. Local Haitians in the surrounding areas have built up businesses along N. Miami Ave. and N.E. 2nd Avenue; excellent examples of this industrious community’s strong sense of ethnic pride and entrepreneurial energy.
The historic Buena Vista district is a residential enclave with a mix of Mediterranean style homes. The Little River commercial district is an area in transition, experiencing a revival with Haitian/Caribbean flair. Lemon City/Little River houses an industrial center of growing economic importance, becoming one of the major employers in the area and one of the major manufacturing and distribution centers in the city.