Plan to remake Flagler Street follows new road
Written by Catherine Lackner on April 9, 2019
The beautification of Flagler Street downtown, which has followed a fits-and-starts pattern for more than three years, appears to be chugging along again. With only one block completed so far, the City of Miami has issued a notice to proceed for the Flagler Street design and utility investigation, also known as the pre-construction phase, for the rest of the project, said Terrell N. Fritz, executive director of the Flagler Street Business Improvement District.
The entire project will remake the street from the Dade County Courthouse to Biscayne Boulevard with pedestrian-friendly wide sidewalks, a slightly raised roadbed with no curbs, and other features that will imbue it with a ‘festival-style’ design that’s compatible with major events. The new design was proposed by Moishe Mana, an investor who has bought a portfolio of Flagler Street properties, to make the street more open and inviting.
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