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Las Olas is the most popular street in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida, lined with blocks of trendy shops, restaurants and hotels. It was first constructed in 1917, when Las Olas was just a dirt road that took people to the Fort Lauderdale Beach. Fort Lauderdale, known as the Venice of America, is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... State nickname: Sunshine State, Everglade State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... 1917 - Wikipedia /**/ @import /w/skins-1. ...


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Las Olas means "The Waves" in Spanish.


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The Timeshare Beat: It's Your World; Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale (929 words)
Appropriately named (Las Olas means "the waves" in Spanish), this city's most charming street is suddenly at the forefront of everything from fashion boutiques and art galleries to world-class cuisine, sidewalk cafes and jazz houses.
Las Olas' western most point is anchored by the Museum of Art and gateway to a downtown area of cultural activity known as the Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District featuring Las Olas Riverfront, the Museum of Discovery and Science/Blockbuster IMAX 3D Theater and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.
On the main, Las Olas Boulevard presents the elegance of the area's glamorous origins; the architecture of its shops, restaurants and cafes are a rich reflection of South Florida's Spanish heritage.
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