Brickell World School, Miami’s First Ever School With Housing For Teachers Built-In, Set To Break Ground

A school planned in Miami’s urban core is set to become the first ever to be built by the county school system with housing for teachers built in, its architect says.

Brickell World School, a middle-school, is planned to be built as a seven-story project with capacity for 610 students.

The project is unique however, in that it will also include 10 workforce housing units, which will become apartments for teachers.

It is also the first ever collaboration between a School Board and a Public Housing Authority.

A 29-story workforce housing tower called The Gallery at West Brickell is also being built on the same property by developer Related Group. It will include 493 apartments, with groundbreaking scheduled for the third quarter of this year.

The Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development owns the land and is leasing it to Miami-Dade County Public Schools and to the Related Group for the two projects.

Opening of the school is scheduled for the 2022-23 school year.

Zyscovich is the project architect.

 

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Anonymous
5 days ago

Great. We need to focus on education to attract better commercial and residential tenants.

Anonymous
5 days ago

focus on “better” education….

Anonymous
5 days ago

Where are the kids going to play?

Anonymous
5 days ago

Relocating businesses are probably more focused on the quality of private schools for their kids to attend, and the local colleges to recruit employees. Cheers

Azarius
5 days ago

This is a nice project in the west part of Brickell

Azarius
5 days ago

The low income housing s a plus and we need more on the west side of Brickell

Anonymous
5 days ago

“low income housing?”

Azarius
5 days ago

Workforce

Anonymous
5 days ago

Ironically this project replaces what was existing affordable/workforce housing. Cheers

Shawn Kouri
5 days ago

610 students is awfully small for that area. Southside elementary has about what? 800 students? Unless 610 students is the minimum capacity and could go as high as 900 students. I’m not sure. It’s a good thing that an affordable housing project is been built in that area anyways because that’s going to open up A wider range of variance to move into the Brickell area. This way low income families and those in the workforce who need affordable housing can actually live within walking distance of the urban core.

Anonymous
5 days ago

I suspect that many teachers will want to live over where they work. Especially young teachers just starting out. No car-save money.

Anonymous
5 days ago

Middle schools are 3 grades whereas elementary schools are 7 grades (Pre-K, Kindergarten, and grades 1-5).

Danny Costa
5 days ago

That’s pretty cool! Love the unique idea. Great for the downtown area to increase schools!

Anonymous
5 days ago

very nice.
Looks very urban

Anonymous
5 days ago

lol @ 610 students. Are you kidding me!? They need at least 5 more of these.

Anonymous
5 days ago

Do they? Lots of school aged kids in those condo towers?

Anonymous
5 days ago

Any parking spots?

Anonymous
5 days ago

Near the entrance.

J.M.
5 days ago

Yay!

Anonymous
5 days ago

Right next to those ugly apartments that still have AC units hanging out the windows… I hope they knock them down and rebuild them!

Rae
4 days ago

We are behind… this is common place in some countries

Anonymous
4 days ago

Where is the park and green areas for recreation????

Anonymous
4 days ago

Right in front, on the side, and in the back of whee this building will be.

Anonymous
3 days ago

I mean “where”

suomynona
22 hours ago

Charter school? Hopefully not

Marc
5 days ago

Rendering taken from the I-95 off ramp. Great view for the kids!

Anonymous
5 days ago

If kids are at school for the view, remind me why the education system in this country has been a joke for over forty years? /rhetorical

Anonymous
5 days ago

The way that teachers look these days, I wish I was a student. My teachers all looked like the Fratelli’s mom in Goonies. In Miami, this won’t end well. LOL