Keeping neighborhoods dynamic and interesting is not about gentrifying, but rather integrating. We must craft market-driven-urbanist-policies that compel the development of socially, culturally and economically vibrant urban neighborhoods if we want to continue enhancing our cities.
What would a Miami Row House look like?
Lisette Alvarez No matter where in the world I have lived, no matter how long I have been away or how brief my visit back, Little Havana has always been the one place where the present takes me back to the past.
Communities need progress, and that includes preserving the most valuable symbols of their identity and heritage. Sign the petition to protect the historic Tower Theater Miami‘s original and iconic marquee from being replaced by a modern digital version: https://www.change.org/p/miami-dade-college-save-the-historic-tower-theater-marquee?recruiter=251411401&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=share_facebook_responsive&utm_term=mob-xs-share_petition-custom_msg&fb_ref=Default
The city presented recently an amendment to the zoning code that would vastly restrict development of smaller properties, curtailing the rights and efforts of small property owners and business owners to contribute to the building of their community.
Students experiment with innovative architecture to address the social issues of Little Havana through design.
Students experiment with innovative architecture to address the social issues of Little Havana through design. Good architecture and urban planning is capable of solving many of the social ills a society faces. That is the guiding philosophy that compels many young men and women to first enter the study of architecture. And over the summer,…
A Great Victory for Urbanism. Thursday October 22, 2015, with all present commissioners voting in favor, the City of Miami adopted an amendment to the zoning code to eliminate parking requirements for small buildings along major transit corridors.
I recently had the extreme pleasure of meeting and being interviewed by Scott Beyer. Scott is a journalist for several publications, in this case in particular he was writing for his website, MarketUrbanism.com. The term resonated very strongly with me and I’ve been eager to share it. As I interpret it, it is the practice…
Join the Fight for Great Urbanism in Miami. Join us for this event to discuss the implications of the small-building parking amendment for our community and for individual property owners. Have the opportunity to voice your opinion and have your questions answered.
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Support Great Urbanism in Miami, Come to support the vote before our Commissioners for the Small-Building Parking Exemption this Thursday
Take Action For Your Community. Come out this Thursday at 5:30pm to support the Small Building Parking Exemption as it goes before the City of Miami Commission. This bill paves the way for Great Urbanism in our neighborhoods. Visit: https://www.causes.com/campaigns/84406-exempt-miami-small-buildings-from-required-parking