Millionaires' Mile

Millionaires' Mile also written Millionaire's Mile and sometimes called Millionaires' Row is an informal name given to exclusive residential neighborhoods of various cities, often along one scenic strip such as a riverside or hilltop drive, or a wide city boulevard. Another name for the wealthiest street in town is an Alpha Street. Millionaires' Rows are often found in neighborhoods by the name of the Gold Coast. There is the Gold Coast of Long Island, Boston's Gold Coast, and Chicago's Gold Coast to name a few. Even land-locked Omaha has somehow managed to name an elite neighborhood the Gold Coast!

Millionaires' Miles are characterized by the presence of great houses in varying architectural styles, depending on the location these may be mansions, townhouses, esoteric modern creations or other imposing designs.

Some well-known Millionaires' Miles include the following:

It can apply to other places associated with wealth. For example, the expensive box seats at Churchill Downs are widely known as Millionaire's Row, especially on Kentucky Derby day.

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