Sustainable Authentic Florida Conference October 23-25

Attend the Sustainable Authentic Conference, October 23-25, 2013 in Miami Beach. The conference will bring together leaders from Greater Miami and throughout Florida to examine the work in preservation/conservation, arts and culture, green building/sustainability practices, economic development and quality of life. Conference themes: · How has the 35-year-old story of creatively inspired economic renewal of Miami Beach influenced the Mia mi mainland and… Read more…

The Problems with Minimum Parking Requirements in Miami

Miami’s excessively high minimum parking requirements can prevent a great project from moving forward. A developer may have a brilliant idea for a site, but if he or she cannot accommodate parking within the footprint of the site the project will likely not break ground. The sad truth is that parking dictates development in Miami… Read more…

Little Haiti Low-Income Housing Done Properly

  I stumbled upon this beautiful low-income housing project while biking through Little Haiti a couple of weeks ago.  Carrfour Supportive Housing  owns the Little Haiti Gateway housing complex, which was built in 1947. Many of the units face a courtyard which has a resident common area complete with a barbecue grill and picnic tables. All of the units… Read more…

Transit Talk

  TRANSIT TALK will feature a small panel of local transit advocates and professionals that will facilitate a conversation on transit issues in Miami.  The upcoming Transportation Summit (a separate event happening on June 6th) is a key topic — this pre-summit summit will provide information on what to expect and how to most effectively address transit… Read more…