Report Details Human Remains Found At 444 Brickell Site Where Three Towers Planned

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

 

 

Planned on the site:

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Anonymous
23 days ago

I hope the city does not make them carve out another section like they did at Icon or was done at Met 3.

Dig it up, put it in a museum if you’d like.

Anonymous
22 days ago

We should do the same at your grave.

Thfm
22 days ago

YES

Anonymous
22 days ago

They made those developers do all that shit and then not a peep about that bull sh_t they wanted preserved as “our” history.

Anonymous
23 days ago

I didn’t know that there used to be Seal that lived in Florida

Paul
23 days ago

Me neither. Forget about mammoths, we need scientists to clone monk seals ASAP.

4th generation local
23 days ago

Of course there were but they were hunted into extinction. The exploitation of Miami’s and south Florida’s unique natural ecosystem has gone on since the 1600s, and when the army corps of engineers came in in the early 1900s it was the beginning of the end. Now everyone just thinks we’re supposed to party here and create a concrete jungle, meanwhile everything under the water that people pretend to love so much is dying if not just about dead – all in the name of short term profits of over sea corporations who care nothing about maintaining an actual sea side communities.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Since 1900, not exactly short-term

Anonymous
23 days ago

They also uncovered the remains of a crack pipe dating back to the late 1980s period.

Anonymous
23 days ago

Maybe they found Jimmy Hoffa

POLO
23 days ago

This is sacred ground! Stop construction now, and make it a doggy park! LOL

Anonymous
23 days ago

Incredible how Brickell used to be a single family neighborhood not too long ago. Suck it NIMBYs!

Anonymous
23 days ago

Say hello to another park

Anonymous
23 days ago

Ayo this site is cursed af man lmao

Miami tales
23 days ago

As the men mercilessly dug their shovels into the impenetrable limestone, a silhouette materialized on the river in the distance. As the figure approached, a wicked smile emerged full of monk seal teeth as long and sharp as its nails. Eyes red flickering fire danced with perverted joy just beneath the hood the figure wore.

“Keep digging boys.” Moishe Mana told the workers, as he chewed on the limb of what was left of a still-living Tequesta child.

Anonymous
23 days ago

lol…

Anonymous
22 days ago

Amazing

Anonymous
23 days ago

THEY FOUND ALLIGATOR BONES IN THE EVERGLADES, WOW!!!

Anonymous
23 days ago

The state can build a road and make anybody sell their homes they lived in for years in its path! Yet you can stop a project from being built because you find a few pieces of history on the site? I agree history is important but dig it up an showcase it in a museum… what sense does it make to declare it a ancient burial ground an just let it sit there as an empty lot?

Anonymous
23 days ago

You people would (and have) build over a cemetery if you could. Developer greed is endless, gotta chase that new Porsche.

Someone that knows.
23 days ago

It’s Developer’s greed that keeps this website afloat, your salary paid, and a roof over your head. If developers didn’t build… you’d still be living in a cave.

Anonymous
23 days ago

He need to let them dig up the front, back, sides, and under his house because I’m sure there is something there that was buried a long time ago.

Anonymous
23 days ago

By his ridiculous logic, the dead would control the future in perpetuity.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Many cemeteries have been moved. Don’t think the occupants mined too much.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Keep digging.. I lost a beeper in that area a long time ago…

Anonymous
23 days ago

Great. another dog park that will stink of dog poop.

Anonymous
23 days ago

I told you it was a ancient burial ground

Anonymous
22 days ago

For seals?

Anonymous
23 days ago

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

Stop the presses!!!

Anonymous
23 days ago

Findings sound relatively modern, no need to stop the presses

Anonymous
23 days ago

when’s the last time you saw a seal around here?

Anonymous
23 days ago

I saw one at the Seaquarium last week. Now clear this prehistoric toilet out and build a new supertall

Anonymous
22 days ago

Your joking right?

Anonymous
23 days ago

Ridiculous.
You can’t let such a distance past control the future.
Dig what needs to be dug for construction, and build the tower.

Thfm
22 days ago

Ah, another s Floridian who thinks history means nothing. What a shame there are so many small thinking people in miami

Anonymous
22 days ago

A shark tooth or tooth of an extinct seal, human remains (whatever that is), broken sherds of pottery and other prehistoric(?) artifacts…

Yeah man, they’re really digging up some amazing stuff!

Anonymous
21 days ago

Okay, I’ll confess. first, I lost my white wife in a divorce, and then a few days later, I lost that tooth in a bar fight.

– The Singer (with one hit record), SEAL

Anonymous
23 days ago

HALT!!!!
A monument must rise here.
Halt all construction.
Bring in historians, archeologists and perhaps UNESCO can also get involved.

Anonymous
23 days ago

LOL, yes, absolutely, maybe UNESCO can designate another Stonehenge here or something.
LOL

Anonymous
23 days ago

que gente mas estupda…wow

Joe Carollo Jr
23 days ago

hey have you guys heard the song that goes like the mom of the mom of the mom of the mom of the mom of the mom

Anonymous
23 days ago

“Human skeletal remains, bullet casings, shark teeth and other prehistoric and historic artifacts…”

So shoddy mafia wackings are historic sites now?

Anonymous
23 days ago

Stupid.

Anonymous
23 days ago

Fuck off

Anonymous
23 days ago

I hope that can stop the construction and hopefully they can build a park there, connecting with the previous one, making a nice riverwalk. We don’t need more skescrapers, some green areas and nice sidewalks would be nice.

Anonymous
23 days ago

No we need plenty of more high rises

Corporate twink
23 days ago

this is a private entity and they’re in the business of making money

Anonymous
23 days ago

go help them find more seal teeth

Anonymous
23 days ago

You mean like the doggy poop park I mean the Miami Circle park across the street?

Anonymous
22 days ago

Yeah, “stop construction” and fk the hundreds of jobs that this project creates for the residents who need them in Miami and the county itself, no, just forget about that because you wanna see “some green areas and nice sidewalks” and then later complain about homeless people sleeping there and how narrow the sidewalks are.

Man there’s some selfish people in this town..

Anonymous
23 days ago

im baffled by the lack of respect with your comments, I would expect more from a forum like this. I hope the developer and our city officials treat this area with the utmost care and importance these findings represent. it enriches our city, can and should become an attraction, a source of further studies, something g to add to our history

Anonymous
23 days ago

Go back to Oregon

Joe Carollo Jr
23 days ago

keep baffling son

Anonymous
23 days ago

What history??

Anonymous
23 days ago

In honor of this comment I will take a dump on this priceless historical find just like crackheads have been doing on it for generations. We must all remember Miami’s history of crack, bullets and an extinct tribe that was as technologically advanced as cavemen

Anonymous
22 days ago

It’s funny how no matter where they dig downtown, they keep finding the same shit.

Anonymous
14 days ago

now developer tells the construction workers ‘see anything that looks old, toss it in the river’