Liberty Square, Set For Demoliton, Has The Highest Concentration Of Gunfire In Miami

The Liberty City public housing project set to be demolished and rebuilt by Related Group appears to have some of the highest levels of gunfire in Miami, according to data obtained by the Herald.

A map of gunshots recorded by a Shotspotter system over the past year shows a high concentration of activity in Liberty Square, where just 640 families live in a public housing project built by the federal government in 1937.

Last month, the county awarded Related Group the right to demolish and rebuild the project.

Related’s new project for the site will include 1,572 units, with some at market rate. It will take five years to complete and cost $307 million.

 

 

 

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JP Monroe
4 years ago

Construction workers would most likely need to work with bullet proof vest. lol.

Anonymous
4 years ago

And if they are from liberty city themselves, they’ll be strapped. They’re good to go.

Yesenia Perez
4 years ago

What’s going to happen to the 640 families now ? 🙁

Anonymous
4 years ago

They are moving them to Brickell.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Lol.

marc
4 years ago

Yes! lol

TR dade county
4 years ago

That will never happen.

Anonymous
4 years ago

They will be displaced and sent to the outer suburbs of Homestead and even into Broward county. What do you think happened to the residents at the Scott-Carver projects back in the year 2000? Those people are in Broward county and Homestead now.

Anonymous
4 years ago

All residents are relocated to new housing on site while their new units are constructed.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Yeah, that’s what they want you to believe.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Read the report above before you comment. That why the project will take five years… If they were knocking everything down and starting from scratch it would be done much more quickly. Compare it to the Dolphin expressway renovation, they had to keep traffic flowing while building entirely new systems.

Anonymous
4 years ago

And the Dolphin Expressway project was just unnecessary.

Marteam
4 years ago

Find My IPhone took me exactly to this place….

Anonymous
4 years ago

Did you find any Pokemon?

Anonymous
4 years ago

“Highest concentration of gun fire in the city”. Of course, what do you expect? Look where it is…cmon now. lol

Jeremy S.
4 years ago

Good riddance. Hopefully the gang bangers too.

MrDreTheOne
4 years ago

I’m sure that won’t make it onto the brochure.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Liberty city should be wiped out demolished( all of it ) and start a new.

Anonymous
4 years ago

It all starts with family values.

Anonymous
4 years ago

8,280 bullets in a year. Liberty City is no different than certain neighborhoods on the south side and west sides of Chicago (Englewood, Austin, etc.)

Anonymous
4 years ago

Related is going to gentrify Liberty City. In another 20-25 years, it will be another Overtown/Wynwood. At least the gunfire will dissipate.

Salamander
4 years ago

Of all construction companies, they chose Related – the scummiest of them all. Hah!

Anonymous
4 years ago

By all means, I can’t understand why most residents in Liberty City would want to relocate to the same area. I have heard that several people are itching to get out of that area for good because of the crime, poverty and lack of jobs. If you gave me enough money to leave that hellish place of a “neighborhood”, I would do so instantly. Building a new housing project is not going to fix much. But in another 15-20 years, this whole area is going to be the next Wynwood. You just watch and see. After this is project is through with construction, most residents are going to flee (with the opportunity) to other cities and towns. A lot of former Overtown/Liberty City residents are not even in the same neighborhood anymore because they moved out years ago. Who wouldn’t?

OhNo
4 years ago

There goes the pork n’ beans projects.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Those people are still going to go somewhere. It comes down to education and income inequality.

Ilovearchytecture
4 years ago

Highest concentration of gunfire And for sure lowest concentration of legal gun ownership!!!
Let’s heard the comments from the liberals
Now the forum is open….,

City Commissioner
4 years ago

Great Urban Design By Modis Architects.

City Commissioner
4 years ago

Urban Planning is not only “luxury Condos” with parking like many posts we all see here on TNM. A city fabric is more complex than Residential towers on the waterfront and extends well beyond Brickell. These are Miamis largest low income housing (projects) “the pork & Beans”, which are finally getting the deserved attention. The Current Design is what lends itself to this high crime rate and shootings. Not everyone lives there by choice but this new City intervention will sure improve the lives of many Genuine Miami Residents.

Anonymous
4 years ago

A YMCA center, museum and a baseball field in the hood? This is going to fail miserably.

Dave
4 years ago

Look at that big concentration right next door to Bekham’s stadium site as well (between the site and the Metroail stop). Will the stadium clean up the area?

Anonymous
4 years ago

There used to be even more shootings in OT just 10 years ago.