Category: LAND

Board Tells Developer He Can’t Chop Down Trees To Build House In Coconut Grove

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In a surprising decision, Miami’s Historic and Environmental Preservation Board overruled the city’s building department by rejecting a tree removal permit issued to a developer. It was a victory for residents who live along a lush South Grove street described as a “tunnel of green” and could serve as an example for people in other neighborhoods engaged in disputes to curtail development, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Work May Finally Restore Hurricane Irma-Battered Dinner Key Marina

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A final round of repairs is still needed to bring Dinner Key in Coconut Grove back to its former glory nearly four years after Hurricane Irma ravaged the state’s largest municipal marina. Miami commissioners are consideing approval of a final contract with the construction company. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Unpacking Miami’s New 40-Year Plan Against Rising Sea Levels

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Though there are clearly no easy fixes to keep Miami above water, the South Florida city recently released the Stormwater Master Plan, a comprehensive guide that outlines how the city can combat the encroaching effects of climate change and rising sea levels. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Long-Awaited Underline Sets Opening Date This Fall

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Always an ambitious concept, a $120 million 10-mile linear park that will weave through several municipalities, invigorating the space beneath the Metrorail is preparing for another bold move: opening during a pandemic. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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