After becoming a city in 1995, Aventura, Florida has established its niche as an enclave of tropical landscaping and water surrounding sleek high-rises and luxurious single-family homes. Majestic palms line the roadways and colorful flowers cover the medians of Aventura Boulevard and Country Club Drive. Aventura Founders Park located in the center of the city of Aventura, features a bayside path, a children s playground, tennis courts and a multi-purpose athletic field. Aventura, Florida is synonymous with world-class shopping at Aventura Mall. To date, it is the largest in the area with six department store anchors and more than 250 shops.