Human skeletal remains, bullet casings, shark teeth and other prehistoric and historic artifacts are among the findings by archaeologists at the 444 Brickell site, according to a report obtained by The Next Miami.
Developer Related Group is planning three towers of up to 80 stories on the site, including the luxury Baccarat Residences. Buyers have already purchased 50% of units at Baccarat since June alone.
The site is eligible for is eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places, the report says.
The report recommends either avoiding the areas, or proceeding to a more extensive third phase of excavations. City records from August show that the developer had already began working with the city on the third phase.
Some of the more interesting findings include:
The the tooth of an extinct monk seal, which once lived in Florida
Historic Artifacts dating to the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries
Human remains in multiple dig areas on the site
Prehistoric artifacts including pottery sherds, shell, bone, and lithic tools