Lauderdale, Hollywood, Florida is a bustling, thriving metropolis and the third largest city in Broward County.
Nestled in between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Florida is a bustling, thriving metropolis and the third largest city in Broward County. Hollywood’s central location is just 15 minutes from Fort Lauderdale and 15 minutes from Miami. Residents enjoy convenient access to all that they wish to see and do, while being removed from the hustle and bustle. The population tops 154,000 people making it a far bigger success than its original founder could have envisioned.
Hollywood, Florida was founded by Joseph W. Young in 1925 as an east coast version of Hollywood, California and was originally called “Hollywood by the Sea.” True to Florida’s nature, this thriving city defies comparison and created its own identity over the years.
With 60 parks, seven golf courses, and seven miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, Hollywood is an outdoor lover’s dream. The city is also the home of the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk, named one of America’s Best Beach Boardwalks by Travel + Leisure magazine. From biking to swimming, surfing to golfing, there is always something to do in Hollywood.
Downtown Hollywood is home to great locally owned businesses and the Arts Park, which hosts lively outdoor events from jazz in the park to other family-friendly outdoor events.
Hollywood is also home to the majority of Port Everglades, the second busiest cruise port in the world. Watch cruise ships, big and small, arrive and depart – or hop on a cruise ship yourself and visit tropical islands and have your own adventures.
For those moving to the area with a family, or plans to start one, education is a high priority in Hollywood. With 31 public and charter schools and 20 private schools in the city, you have plenty of choices in order to find the right learning environment for your children. A few of the top-rated schools in the city include Beachside Montessori Village, Hollywood Academy of Arts and Sciences Middle School, Ben Gamla Charter School and Calvary Christian Academy.
If higher education or furthering your own career is on your list of must-haves, Hollywood is home to several college campuses. Barry University, Nova Southeastern University, and City College all have facilities in Hollywood.
Hollywood is host to virtually every type of housing option imaginable. Enjoy beach living in the Diplomat Residences or Renaissance on the Ocean on Hollywood Beach. If you are looking for a nice neighborhood to raise a family or just a quiet place to relax by the ocean, neighborhoods like Hollywood Lakes and Harbor Island have elegant residences waiting for someone to call them ‘home’ Boating lovers will love the waterfront estates with ocean access.
Hollywood may not be the east coast version of its more famous namesake, but it doesn’t have to be. This lively, vibrant city is the best of all worlds. Beach, sand, and sun to relax in excellent neighborhoods and schools to raise a family.
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