As the $13 million, five-block improvement project along Flagler Street in downtown Miami’s historic Central Business District proceeds through its 16th month of construction – almost a year behind its original schedule – frustrated businesses, property owners and residents are hoping that yesterday’s City of Miami commission meeting signals the start of some relief. The […]
A major topic of conversation among the business owners and residents along Flagler Street and at the Flagler Street Task Force meetings is the contractor delays for the beautification project. According to the schedule published by the City of Miami, Phases 1 through 3 should have been completed by August/September of last year – and […]
Check out this informative video created by Ashley Balmeceda, Fabian Lobos, and Samuel Castillo about the Flagler Street Beautification Project. Produced in collaboration with the Miami Downtown Development Authority and the Miami International University of Art & Design, the video is a nice overview of the project and even includes an interview with my favorite […]
In the late 1800s, industrialist Henry Flagler opened Miami’s first hotel, catering to the wealthiest families in America. Twelfth Street, opposite the hotel, grew into the city’s first main street and was home to the original courthouse, dry goods and specialty stores, and the first Burdines department store. In 1921, twelfth Street was renamed Flagler […]
Moishe Mana is an Israeli-born American businessman and real estate developer, famous in New York for his moving & storage companies and his real estate investments. He is well known locally for Mana Wynwood, and he has been buying up property in the historic Central Business District in downtown Miami. What are his plans for […]
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