Construction Underway At 7-Story Brickell School With Apartments For Teachers

Groundbreaking took place last week for a new 7-story school in Miami’s urban core which will include apartments for teachers

It will become the first ever school building by the Miami-Dade Public School system with housing for teachers built in, according to the project’s architect.

The project was previously known as Brickell World School, and is now called the the Southside Preparatory Academy and Schoolhouse Apartments.

The seven-story middle-school will have capacity for 610 students.

There will also be a total of 10 apartments for teachers.

The school is being built on land that was formerly used for public housing. The Miami-Dade County Public Housing and Community Development is partnering with the school system on the new project, in the first ever collaboration between a School Board and a Public Housing Authority.

Another collaboration between the School Board and Housing Authority is also planned in the Overtown / Wynwood area with additional affordable and workforce housing and a new elementary school, a press release said.

Next to the new Brickell school, a 29-story workforce housing tower called The Gallery at West Brickell is also planned by developer Related Group. It will include 493 apartments.

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

Zyscovich is the project architect.

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

Fantastic project! Miami could use some more new schools and more investment in education.

Ciparoo
1 month ago

Was walking by as the drumline played and some city councilmember rushed to arrive for the photo op. As far as I can tell, work has only begun on the school. When will Related get going?

Great that housing is provided for teachers but uhhh…does anyone actually want to live where they work?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yeah… that means I can sleep a little longer.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yes.

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
You got something better?

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s cute

DJL Cyber
1 month ago

Children aren’t going to be wrong the next time they ask “ Do teachers live at school? “. Because once this project is complete, it will most likely be a proven fact. Great work for the team!

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s come to this where teachers can’t afford to live anywhere but at the actual school where they work…

Anonymous
1 month ago

If they insist on living in the Brickell area then yes. Otherwise, there are always places like Kendall and Hollywood.

Anonymous
1 month ago

An hour+ commute shouldn’t be the norm

Anonymous
1 month ago

living in upscale Brickell on a teacher salary is the norm?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Okay, Northside, Brownsville, etc. steps away from Metrorail stations? Oh yeah, people don’t want to live in those neighborhoods while pointing fingers at everyone else.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It is very unlikely that this building will be completed by next school year as stated in the article.

The Far Side !!!
1 month ago

Great!! Now the teachers are not going to have an excuse not to go and teach personally since they’re going to be living there ! 😐

Anonymous
25 days ago

Please I advise you to obtain more info regarding education in MDC before you publicly judge this profession

The Far Side !!!
1 month ago

California erased the D and F on kids to compensate for a Covid !!

That’s it’s damage to Education and pamper teachers that didn’t theirs jobs but their unions supports all the politicians from the left 😛 !!!!

I don’t want a lawyer or a doctor that graduated with poor grades just because Woke Liberals policies consider merit, hard works, individuality… a racist thing according to that Crap 💩 being use as indoctrination now in schools !!

Anonymous
1 month ago

“That’s it’s damage to Education and pamper teachers that didn’t theirs jobs but their unions supports all the politicians from the left 😛 !!!!”

This dude is bashing the school system but he writes/talks like this? Yeah.. but I’ll get to you for one thing though, you do show that the educational system is a failure.

The Far Side !!!
1 month ago

Exactly!! 😛😂😂😂

Anonymous
1 month ago

I very much despise the left but don’t act like any of y’all respect your physicians now

Anonymous
1 month ago

Kids shouldn’t be that close to teachers living quarters

Anonymous
1 month ago

Dogs shouldn’t be living in apartments with their masters… but they do.

Anonymous
1 month ago

uhhh that is a really odd totally irrelevant comparison

Anonymous
1 month ago

“Kids shouldn’t be that close to teachers living quarters”

So to you, a dog or dogs actually living in an apartment with their owner, makes more sense to you?

Anonymous
1 month ago

What about the countless teachers and students that live in the same apartment complex? Should they all move? Your concern is irrational.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Love that we placed a school next to a highway.

The number of kids that are going to have asthma as a result of the toxic fumes from the highway is so preventable.

Melo is sigma and chad
1 month ago

The gas being used is highly refined, the windows aren’t going to be open and it rains alot in Miami.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Forget it.. he thinks we’re living in China.

Anonymous
1 month ago

highly refined gas doesn’t lead to asthma?

You can send your kids here.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hows it any different from kids that are being raised in Brickell?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Miami has some of the cleanest air in the country for a major urban area. The kids are gonna be all right.

Anonymous
1 month ago

So AOC… we should put schools on local streets with stop-and-go traffic that generates more emissions, or out in the precious Everglades?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Look MTG, we you want every kid to get the covid virus, but everybody doesn’t think like you.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Electric vechicles are coming

Anonymous
1 month ago

Electric vehicles going through tunnels…