Posts Categorized: Mixed-Use

This is Why Miami-Dade County is Dominated by the Automobile

Posted by & filed under Cyclists & Pedestrians, Mixed-Use, Transit, Urbanism.

Here’s another great map from Matt Toro over at Transit Miami.  This map pretty much sums up why Miami-Dade County is so dependent on the automobile-lack of mixed-use zoning. Notice that mixed-use zoning is found only in small pockets throughout the county.  Not surprisingly, the very same pockets that have mixed-use zoning are some of… Read more »

The Developers Guide to Land-Use in Miami-Dade County

Posted by & filed under Commercial, Condo, Land, Mixed-Use, Multifamily, Rental, Residential, Retail, Urbanism.

Matt Toro over at Transit Miami released these awesome maps last week on Transit Miami.  Matt is somewhat of a GIS ninja and these maps give us an excellent macro view of land-use throughout the county. Here are the 5 land-use maps: Residential (single & multi-family) Commercial Industrial Agricultural Parks  

Miami Shores Mixed-Use/Land Deal Closes For $8,700,000

Posted by & filed under Commercial, Development Pipeline, Land, Mixed-Use, Multifamily, Office, Rental, Residential.

Biscayne 88 Terrace multifamily & shopping center located in Miami Shores was sold for $8,700,000 in cash.  Fabio Faerman of FA Commercial brokered the deal with a private Argentinian investment group. The property is a combination of 3 apartment buildings comprised of 36 units measuring 16,574 square-feet of total building area and a shopping center… Read more »

MiMo Gem Uncovered

Posted by & filed under Architecture, Development Pipeline, Mixed-Use, Office, Picture of the Day, Retail.

Someone was clearly smoking something in the 70’s when they decided to cover this lovely MiMo building with this awful façade. Last week construction workers uncovered the original 1953 Art Deco façade. Historic assets like this gem add value to neighborhoods and they need to be preserved. The building is located in the MiMo Historic District: 7100 Biscayne… Read more »

FIU architecture course expanding to teach more students to design better neighborhoods

Posted by & filed under Community, Mixed-Use, Quality of Life.

via the Knight Foundation   Andrew Frey is executive director of Townhouse Center, a not-for-profit that promotes fine-grain urban neighborhoods. Below, he writes about a studio course in architecture at Florida International University, produced in collaboration with Townhouse Center, that is receiving $60,000 in new support from Knight Foundation. Photo credit: FIU College of Architecture + The… Read more »