Instead of Paving Paradise with a Parking Lot, These Folks Are Beautifying Ugly Spaces

  • 2017-09-07
  • Miami Herald

Whether it’s illuminating a forbidding highway underpass, converting neglected vacant lots into parks, bringing music to the seashore, building bike trails or hosting citizenship ceremonies in the wild, Miamians want to enhance their public spaces.

From a cornucopia of 441 ideas, the Miami Foundation selected 21 winners Tuesday in its fifth annual Public Space Challenge, awarding a total of $350,000 to neighborhood projects throughout Miami-Dade County.