One of the centerpieces of our Miami Worldcenter plan is a pedestrian-friendly promenade. A space where residents and visitors can stroll, window shop, attend a yoga class and grab an ice cream cone. This month, Downtown Miami has the opportunity is getting a first-hand look at what could be.
The 20 day pilot project has transformed the Biscayne Park Metromover station and two Biscayne Boulevard parking pods to the north in to active public space. 101 parking spaces have been covered in sod, turf, mulch and paint to create a dog park, playground, stage and lounge.
Events planned for the space include:
Biscayne Green is a project of the Miami Downtown Development Authority and was funded through a grant from the Knight Foundation and Miami Foundation. The installation hopes to build support for a long-term project that reclaims four parking pods and two traffic lanes.
Learn more about the project and view the full event schedule at www.BiscayneGreenMiami.com.