As you may or may not know, Livability.com recently named Downtown Fort Lauderdale among their top ten downtowns in North America. To us Fort Lauderdalians, this comes as no surprise. Downtown Fort Lauderdale has always been this odd little collection of some seriously weird awesomeness. If you've never been, you need to head over there immediately. And if you still need some convincing, here are seven reasons why we love Downtown Fort Lauderdale, and, yes, the following pictures were all taken in the seventh (but number one in our hearts) best downtown in the United States of America: Downtown Fort Lauderdale. See also: Downtown Fort Lauderdale Named Among Top Ten Downtowns in U.S.