The Urban Environment League will convene a morning discussion with Virginia Key Coalition stakeholders to discuss the ongoing implementation of the Masterplan and next steps. Speakers will discuss the recent completion of the North Point Bike Trails, planned improvements to the Rickenbacker Causeway, ongoing Marine Stadium preservation efforts, and the still unfulfilled [...]Continue Reading →
In response the the Miami Hearld article: “Bike-trail project a lot tougher than expected” Sept. 12, 2010.
The Virginia Key Master Plan approved by the City of Miami in July 2010 is based largely on the Consensus reached at the Virginia Key Coalition’s Charrette of September 2009. On Northpoint it protects the unique Nature Preserves [...]Continue Reading →
Yesterday was a very special day for Virginia Key. More than 10 civic and environmental groups created one realistic and environmentally conscious master plan over a span of only eight months and was presented to the City of Miami‘s Commissioners, where it was unanimously approved.
How we all were able to work together and [...]Continue Reading →
About 75 people gathered at the Rusty Pelican Saturday morning to see University of Miami Architecture students’ presentations for Virginia Key. Dr. Gregory Bush first set the stage with a powerpoint presentation. There was a lively question and answer period that followed the student presentations. After the initial meeting the group moved on to the [...]Continue Reading →
Saturday, March 27
Planning for Virginia Key
Rusty Pelican, 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia Key
from 9:00 AM-11:00 PM
The event is free and there will be free breakfast munchies and coffee.
email UELinfo@bellsouth.net for further Info.
The Urban Environment League invites interested members of the public to the Rusty Pelican for an update on planning [...]Continue Reading →
Regalado to UEL: Expect no grand plans, but thy will be done – like Miami Marine Stadium restoration
First, the news: Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado told an Urban Environment League forum Wednesday evening to expect an announcement soon about $3 million in seed money for Miami Marine Stadium restoration. Details in three weeks.
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Alternatives to the 2009 proposed master plan for Virginia Key are now being mulled over by community groups, public officials, editorial writers and even University of Miami Architecture School students in a special design workshop on Virginia Key. The City of Miami Commission is set to [...]Continue Reading →
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