Shorecrest’s Eclectic Potpourri

Shorecrest is located in Miami’s Upper East Side. This historic neighborhood lies east of Biscayne Boulevard and is bordered by the Little River to the south, NE 87 Street to the north and Biscayne Bay to the east.  It is a gem of a neighborhood comprised of mostly single-family homes, but multifamily apartments are scattered… Read more…

MiMo Gem: Vagabond Hotel is Under Contract

This evening I attended the Belle Meade Homeowners Association at Legion Park where developer Avra Jain unveiled her plans to redevelop the historic Vagabond Hotel. Ms. Jain plans to restore the hotel and keep it as original as possible.  The hotel will have 50 rooms and she expects the ADR to be somewhere between $120-$150… Read more…

Dreaming of a Business and Pedestrian-friendly Biscayne Boulevard for MiMo

Check out how Biscayne Boulevard should look. Can you imagine a business and pedestrian-friendly MiMo with on-street parking?  Wouldn’t it be nice if cars moved slower through the historic district?  This is all possible- a team from the University of Miami developed three alternative streetscape designs for Biscayne Boulevard. Which alternative do you prefer? Please… Read more…