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Goodbye Courtyard by Marriott, hello 2nd & 2nd.
In August Miami voters may be asked to OK redevelopment of 4.2 acres of downtown riverfront that would add city revenue and improve access to the growing waterfront after razing the city-owned James L. Knight Convention Center and attached Hyatt hotel at 400 SE Second Ave.
Westdale Wynwood LLC plans the major mixed-use project between Northwest 30th and 31st streets and Second and Third avenues. The plan is to construct about 171 residences, said attorney Steven Wernick on behalf of the developer.
They also approved an agreement with private property owner 1010 NW LLC for the use of 206,530 square feet of land at 1010 NW 72nd Ave. for the staging of debris from Hurricane Irma, at a cost of $23,800 a month.
Several structures occupy the site at 60-64 SE Fourth St., north of the river and sandwiched between a hotel on private land and the county...
The proposal for the city-owned park at 60-64 SE Fourth St. was a discussion item on the city commission agenda this week.
While retail originally fronted First and Second streets and Biscayne Boulevard, the new proposal adds Third Avenue retail frontage.
Commissioners voiced approval of the city administration moving forward with negotiations for the proposed redevelopment of the city-owned James L. Knight Convention Center and attached Hyatt Regency hotel, at 400 SE Second Ave.
Daniel Rotenberg, head of the Department of Real Estate and Asset Management, has said the new deal would include a master plan for the riverfront and could incorporate city-owned Fort Dallas Park at 60-64 SE Fourth St.
For the most part, the 60-64 SE Fourth St. site has been fenced off and forgotten for several years, attracting trash and the homeless.