Developer Could Demolish Harry Cain Building

Downtown Miami’s 154-unit Harry Cain building could be demolished, according to a Miami-Dade agenda item.

Related Urban Development Group would be selected to demolish the building, if commissioners approve the item.

The developer had been awarded a ground lease for the property in 2013, and competitively selected to redevelop the County property, the memo states.

On March 6, 2024, Miami-Dade College submitted an application requesting that the County consider swapping the Harry Cain property for three Miami-Dade College properties located at 200 NE 3rd Street.

Approximately 450 units could be developed on the Miami-Dade College properties.

The proposal also calls for 80 of the 154 public housing units to be transferred from the Harry Cain property to a project planned called The Gallery at Lummus Park. The remaining 74 units would be transferred to a future project developed on the College properties or other properties within District 5.

A hearing before Miami-Dade’s Miami-Dade County Infrastructure, Operations and Innovations Committee Agenda was scheduled for today.

 

 

Gallery at Lummus Parc planned by Related Urban:

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anonymous
11 days ago

Bring the wrecking ball asap

Anonymous
11 days ago

Puh-lease demolish this eye sore. This area could look so much better with just this building gone.

Anonymous
11 days ago

Flush that turd down the toilet!

About time
11 days ago

Yes please, turn that into a nice building!!

Anon
11 days ago

Please demolish this nasty looking building

Anonmyous
11 days ago

If they do swap it with MDC, I hope MDC is required to do something with it and not just leave it standing with no movement like the old courthouse building that is just sitting there.

Lynx at Miami Tower
11 days ago

They will definitely sit on their hands.

Anonymous
11 days ago

MDC should swap with the City-owned fire station. It would make a magnificent city hall or central library, and better internalize the MDC campus.

Matilda
11 days ago

What an eyesore! Can’t wait to see it gone !

Anon
11 days ago

Public housing should not exist for the able-bodied and healthy, especially in prime locations such as Miami.

SoBeMom
11 days ago

It was subsidized housing built in 1984, a good location for.people without a car. It was mismanaged and underfunded, so the units developed AC leaks and mold. Many seniors lived there. The location wasn’t as prime in 1984 as it is now.

Anonymous
10 days ago

It should be north of the river.

Anonykeks
10 days ago

The residents were not able bodied or healthy. It was for senior citizens, many of whom are infirm.

Anonymous
11 days ago

A win-win and good riddance! Now if only the County will do a proper RFP or design competition for the prime real estate MDC has sat on for years, and not become another Riverside Center.

Anonn
11 days ago

It’s coming home

Confused Miamian
11 days ago

What the hell does this even mean

COYS
10 days ago

You can demolish him but you can’t stop him from scoring. It’s coming home

Go Panthers
9 days ago

He’s referring to the underperforming and overrated English soccer player who goes by the same name of the building but different spelling.