The beautiful architecture, the authenticity of their designs and leafy streets always go together to determine how to be beautiful and attractive neighborhood. According to a Travel and Leisure list these are the most beautiful neighborhoods throughout the country, where the classic, urban and modern mix to the delight of those who go to these places. Which of these neighborhoods you want to live?

Brooklyn Heights, New York City Next to Brooklyn Bridge is the historic and quiet neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights, known for offering some of the most spectacular views of Manhattan. This neighborhood is embellished by its reddish condominiums and stately homes dating back to before the Civil War, as well as its leafy streets.

Pacific Heights, Pacific Heights San Francisco Victorian houses stands as the largest number of these architectures in the city. The Pacific Heights neighborhood retains the same appearance before the earthquake and fire of 1906. Walking through its streets you can see the Golden Gate and Alcatraz. Pacific Heights is situated on a hill that rises abruptly from the Marina District and Cow Hollow neighborhood in the north of San Francisco, at a height of 370 feet above sea level.

Garden District, New Orleans For all who enjoy the “good life” is a good place in the south of the nation. Garden District is located in New Orleans, where even the trams transport it for $ 1.25, and as the name says is a neighborhood whose homes have large gardens. A slight elevation of the surface has protected the mansions of hurricanes for almost 200 years.

The Paseo, Oklahoma This is a thriving area artists who was rescued from gang wars and prostitution in mid-century. The ride became what it is today when dozens of artists decided to move to the area taking advantage of low property prices. About 20 galleries, two schools for creative students and annual arts festival inspired Forbes to name it in their list of “America’s neighborhoods more processed”.

South of Broad, Charleston is a historic district that extends over a sheet with an abundance of vegetation. On a tour of this district can be seen with multilevel brick buildings, streets are adorned with trees on both sides whose branches extend from side to side, palms and many flowering gardens. Many homes are older than 300 years retaining the influence of the West Indies.

Hancock Park, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills is one of the most renowned venues in Los Angeles in the world. But there is a neighborhood that is beginning to interest tourists. Hancock Park is a sector with 1,200 homes as Travel and Leisure invites exploration. The famous Hollywood sign is visible from many streets. The Queen Anne residence of colonial Renaissance style was moved to this place in June 1924 and today is the architectural seal area.

Oak Park, Western Chicago West of Chicago are 23 homes that are works of Frank Lloyd Wright, who combined modesty and elegance in their designs. Lloyd Wright spent 20 years of his 70-year career at Oak Park. Also distinguished for its beautiful scenery, Oak Park, is the birthplace of writer Ernest Hemingway.

Charles Village, North-Central structures are painted in bright colors that distinguish them from other areas in the country. Also combine the style of the nineteenth century with the common style of Baltimore which includes many gardens and wide avenues. In short it is a very colorful neighborhood with many trees which you could easily be happy.

Back Bay, Boston Representative of rooms and Victorian houses built in stone with windows, streets with luxury shops and artistic (like those found on Newbury Street), and large hotels. The design of the city was given by Arthur Gilman and is located on the peninsula of Shawmut.

Montrose, Houston is a residential neighborhood located in Neartown Houston. Founded in 1911, the neighborhood is a demographically diverse area with renovated mansions, bungalows with spacious terraces and cottages along boulevards with abundant trees. Montrose is one of the most pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods in Houston.


The Canadian retiree Sheldon Kovensky tempted these days attracts many foreign buyers to sunny Florida: Falling prices of luxury oceanfront condos to buy at a good price, taking advantage of a weak U.S. dollar.

Kovensky has been touring southern Florida, from Miami Beach to Palm Beach, looking for an apartment of three rooms on the beach.

Armed with a Canadian dollar in the past two years has risen 25 percent against the U.S. dollar, expect to find a good bargain.

“We hope to find an apartment worth nearly one million dollars (U.S.) which can be purchased for 20 percent less,” he said in a telephone conversation from his home in Unionville, Ontario, as he prepared to clear snow that left a storm .

“The Canadian dollar is stable and the Florida market has fallen from 20 to 30 percent, so that you can make a good bargain with our money,” he added.

Realtors, buyers and analysts say the strong Canadian dollar, the euro and other currencies, with the fall of the housing market, make America a tempting place for foreigners looking to buy property.

In fact, they argue that the combination of the weak dollar and the attraction of Miami as a cosmopolitan and multilingual city may be helping sustain faltering and excessive condo market, where prices are expected to plummet, but so far have shown only a slight decline compared to other cities in Florida.

In a study by the National Association of Realtors last year, Florida was the top destination for foreign buyers, accounting for 26 percent of all transactions, up from California with 16, Texas with 10 and Arizona with 6%.

More than 7% of all Florida homes were sold to foreigners, the study found, and 65% of estate agents said they had finalized one agreement with a foreign buyer.

The online real estate auction site in December recorded a record number of foreign visitors, citing the weak dollar as a key factor.


Jan de Vetten, Dutch wholesaler of toys has assembled a side business helping friends and business partners to buy homes in Florida, said that in some cases have been able to negotiate the purchase of houses for half the price.

“I traded Typically 25 to 30 percent less than asking price and the euro is now nearly a dollar and a half, so that will probably make another 10-15 percent in value,” he said.

Purchases by foreigners also noted strong activity in Arizona, New York and elsewhere.

In New York, the median sales price in Manhattan climbed to a record $ 1,439,909 in the fourth quarter of last year, thanks to foreign buyers boosted demand.

In Phoenix, Canadians are buying what for them would be a second home, most exclusive homes on golf courses as a refuge from the harsh winter, according to the officials said. Many come from Calgary, the Canadian city of rapid growth thanks to oil.

“There’s definitely Canadian money in the city,” said Julie Goodman a Remax agent who said he sold six houses and was waiting four other families to visit several properties. “They pay cash and know that cash talks.”

After the U.S. housing market reached its peak in 2005 and reached the crisis of subprime mortgages, sales and prices began tumbling across Florida. The worst was felt in west coast cities like Punta Gorda, where condo sales fell 50%, and in Fort Myers, where the average price of an apartment fell 21% in 2007.

While sales fall Miami -39% for single-family resale homes and 41% for condominiums-, median prices remained resilient before finally weaken in December 2007.

For the year, the median condo price in Miami rose 6%. But analysts expect a fall in the coming months, once thousands of new condo units entering the market.


The weakness of the U.S. dollar, according to agents, attracts buyers from Europe, Scandinavia and Canada to Miami, in addition to the traditional flow of money volatile economies of South American countries, particularly Venezuela.

A strong pound has made the UK seek properties outside its traditional territory of Orlando, said Vani Ungapen, Research Director of the Foundation for Florida Realtors.

“Most of them buy homes at the highest level,” said the agent. “Looking for a big house with a pool and that can not be bought in London.”

Agents say that the famous South Beach district of Miami Beach attracts Italian, French and German; Russians go to Sunny Isles Beach to the north; Venezuelans who may fear the policies of socialist President Hugo Chavez bought in Doral, west.

The real estate agent Benichay Brigitte said French middle-class entrepreneurs are eager to join the 30,000 members of the French community in Miami and open businesses in the city.

“They’re paying cash because of the strength of the euro,” he said. “80% of those who know they want to pay in cash. Business is very strong.”

The Beacon Council, the business development agency of Miami, said that more and more foreign businesses established in the city.

The number of multinational projects in which the council has virtually doubled in five years work, and these companies bring employees who are interested in buying property.

“The economic market here is very broad. Already we stop relying on one industry, such as tourism, or a region such as Latin America,” said President Frank Nero

Despite the explosive price increases in recent years, Nero said prices may seem low for someone from Paris or Madrid.

CONSUMIAMI During 2014, several real estate specialists claimed that the projection of the Miami market will continue to rise.

The Real State in the state of Florida is one of the sectors that generate dividends. This was stated Lynda Fernandez VP. Public Relations Miami Realtors. “The furniture market in Miami has recovered faster than thought., After the crisis of 2008.”

At that time the lower house sales fell by over 75 percent. “Although today the reality is totally different and is that sales quickly recovered by foreign investment. Indeed, on average a home today is located in approximately 60 days.

The city of Miami is ranked No. 2 ranking property sales in the United States and holds the 3rd place as the most populous Dowtown.

Meanwhile, Miguel Correa, Consultant and Director of Miami District, began claiming that intervention: “According to surveys, 75 percent of the buildings in Brickell are sellers, which shows that the market in Miami, is growing rapidly and producing millions of dollars. ”

Correa said the Downtown Miami currently has 200 thousand inhabitants and in many cases foreign investors rent their properties, and is based on the habitability of housing census has been carried out which yielded this figure.

Finally, the experts agreed that Venezuela and Brazil are the countries providing the largest number of foreign investors to South Florida.

By region, the largest decline was recorded in new homes in the west, with a reduction of 15.2%, and in the south, with a decline of 7.3%.

Construction of new U.S. homes fell 6.5% in May to stand at an annual rate of one million units, according to the Commerce Department reported today.

Permits for new construction, an indicator of longer-term trend suggests that the evolution of the housing market, fell 6.4% to settle at an annual rate of 991,000 units, the slowest pace in four months.

These data are slightly lower than expected by analysts and show the slow recovery of the U.S. housing market after the profound crisis of 2008.

The beginnings of new homes fell in both the townhouses and apartment buildings segment.

By region, the largest decline was recorded in new homes in the west, with a reduction of 15.2%, and in the south, with a decline of 7.3%.

On the contrary, slight improvements in the Northeast and Midwest United States were recorded.

No espectacularidades, the construction market states, according to statistics from the U.S. government.

The Commerce Department reported that early work and building permits in April reached the highest rate for six years.

The early work rose 26.4% year to a rate of 1,070,000 units per year; exceeding the consensus forecast of economists of 980,000 units.