It's all over instagram, twitter, and even on CNBC, and it makes you think to yourself... is Miami having a moment, or is it just in my head? And more importantly, are we ready to handle it?
COVID-19 and the Future of the American City
City dwellers across the country are seeing the places they live and the things they took for granted upended, and may change their behavior, and the American City, as a result.
The Forked up state of Miami Zoning
Zoning is complicated. Let's take a closer look at Zoning around Miami Dade County to get a better sense of how it works, and how it can work better.
Wynwood, a story of Instagram Gentrification
From the beginning, the growth of Wynwood has always been in connection with the pursuit of fame. The presence of the smartphone has compounded the visibility of Wynwood, accelerating growth and gentrification.
The Story of the Baylink
The trials and tribulations of connecting the beach to the mainland: from trolleys and streetcars to monorails and pods.
The MDC Zoning Scramble
Cities like Coral Gables and Miami have updated their zoning codes with the times, while Miami-Dade County has left its code in the past.
Wynwood Scrapes the Sky, ignores the ground.
New towers in Wynwood are rapidly changing the landscape of this formerly low lying industrial district. Ground infrastructure, however, is being left out of the equation.
Opportunity Knocks in Miami’s “Opportunity Zones”
Miami Dade County has 68 designated opportunity zones that offer tax incentives if developers hold onto them for 10+ years. Let's take a look at this program and what the unintended consequences may be.
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Boundaries or Arteries?
On May 6th, I will be hosting a free walking tour, discussing the history of development in Downtown Miami around the River, the Train Tracks, and the Highway. We will also look to the future and see these infrastructures as …
A Woonerf in Wynwood
Trying to get Miamians to slow down is exactly what Wynwood’s new Woonerf is about, however, we should not stop there.