Miami commissioners are scheduled to vote on a rezoning that is part of a land swap deal with All Aboard Florida, with two supertowers hanging in the balance.
All Aboard Florida wants a 7,677 square foot park across from the civil courthouse to help square off their site where two supertowers are planned. In exchange, they plan to deed city a .5 acre property at 435 Northwest 1st Court along with $500,000 in cash, both of which will be used to build a new fire station.
In order to finalize the deal, a rezoning of the land from park to Central Business District
An analysis by city staff states:
Miami’s Planning, Zoning, and Appeals Board deadlocked in a 4-4 vote on the deal July 31, but the commission has the ability to override them. The commission vote is scheduled for September 28.