Never Mind South Beach, Miami's Downtown Is Undergoing A Multibillion-Dollar Transformation | Miami Worldcenter | Retail + Dining
In 2010, when LeBron James announced during a televised ESPN special that he would be "taking his talents to South Beach" and joining the Miami Heat, Floridians chuckled, because while South Beach is the main tourist drag on a barrier island, the Heat's stadium is actually located across a causeway, on the mainland in downtown Miami.