Village of Pinecrest
Pinecrest is a high end suburban village in Miami-Dade County. With a population of approximately 18,000 residents as of the 2010 census, itt is governed by a five-member Village Council and operates under the Council-Manager form of government. 33156, the zip code that encompasses most of the village, has been consistently ranked as one of the most expensive in the United States.
The sought after Pinecrest neighborhood is one of the few in Miami Dade to feature an acre and 1/2 acre lots. Comprised of single family homes this neighborhood feature great schools like Gulliver University and Pinecrest senior high to name a few. More about schools at dadeschools.net.
During the 1900s, Miami pioneer and railroad tycoon Henry Flagler used the property at U.S. 1 and Southwest 102 Street as a staging area during the construction of the Overseas Railroad to the Florida Keys. In the 1930s, the area’s growth continued and the community began to evolve around one of the first tourist attractions established in the Miami vicinity – Parrot Jungle and Gardens.