Known as The City Beautiful, Coral Gables was incorporated in April 1925, the City is recognized as a planned community that blends color, details, and the Mediterranean Revival architectural style. The City Beautiful, stands out as a rare pearl in South Florida. Many properties in the City are on the National Register of Historic Places, and more than 1,000 properties are on the Coral Gables Register of Historic Places. In addition, the Biltmore Hotel is a designated National Historic Landmark. The Coral Gables hospitality industry is positioned to support the high-end leisure and corporate traveler, and also has many prominent restaurants boasting more than 100 cafes and restaurants. Excellent municipal services, high quality of life, convenient access, responsible growth and a diversified economy make Coral Gables a highly desirable place to live, work and play.