Six Trees Chopped Down At Mary Brickell Village To Make Way For Shake Shack

Crews have begun clearing the Mary Brickell Village site where a new Shack Shack will be built.

Last week, several trees were cut down to make way for the new 2,890 square feet restaurant.

A permit to remove six trees was filed on August 7 with the city. It was approved on December 20.

Completion of the restaurant is scheduled for summer 2018.

 

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Anonymous
3 years ago

And once Perricones has its trees cut down say goodbye to entire vibe of the area.

Anonymous
3 years ago

It’s a shame they couldn’t have moved the trees like Swire did on the BCC site. There should be a city ordinance to protect the trees.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Sad. What an awful trade.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Clearly…you have not eaten a double Shack and crinkle fries.

Anonymous
3 years ago

The fact is that backside of Mary Brickell has been a dead zone from day 1. It stinks they had to remove some trees but the Shake Shack will do well there.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Most accurate comment thus far. Shake Shack will be a great addition to Mary Brickell Village. If you want trees or the “old” Brickell. It is just down the street, it is called Coconut Grove… Now, how soon before I get my burger?

Miami
3 years ago

Really? That’s your argument? Go to Coconut Grove? I can tell you the same thing, if you want a concrete jungle, go to Manhattan.

Anonymous
3 years ago

There is a reason why Brickell is called the Manhattan of the South. I know some of you would like for construction to stop. Hey, I am sure there are those who would like to demolish some buildings and build more parks, but that is simply not going to happen. The land in Brickell is just too valuable and like it or not it will most definitely become like Manhattan. No amount of whining is going to change that.

Anonymous
3 years ago

No one calls it that.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Yes it is called that in comparison

Anonymous
3 years ago

Manhattan is 90% unoccupied investment condos for South American drug lords?

Anonymous
3 years ago

Too bad Coconut Grove’s tree canopy is being destroyed for concrete box McMansions.
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article162878148.html

Anonymous
3 years ago

Hates trees and can’t wait to get their hands on a cheeseburger? Lol.

Cicero
3 years ago

And Shake Shack was founded in a NYC park…the irony.

Miami Hurricane
3 years ago

…and it’s being on the opposite end of a gym to increase foot traffic

Anonymous
3 years ago

They should relocate those trees in the same shopping center , very easy to do it or plant new ones ….

Anonymous
3 years ago

It should be a law.

Money Talks
3 years ago

SHAME

Anonymous
3 years ago

wow

Anonymous
3 years ago

What a shame! There are no trees left at all. Poor birds… and poor us. All that for a junk food

Anonymous
3 years ago

The tree loss could have been minimized by a sensitive design to achieve both economic growth and tree preservation. This would never have happened in “concrete jungle” Manhattan which in fact has more trees and parks than Miami.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Notice, the six trees are in planters and probably did not predate the construction of Mary Brickell Village (+/- 1998).

Furthermore,Shake Schackd always use reclaimed this and that maybe these 6 trees (not 6,000 or 600….6 trees) still see new life as a ping-pong table.

Relax….and have a Caramel Shake.

Anonymous
3 years ago

I’m sure they are planting 10 trees for every tree cut.. lazy reporting.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Trees that will take 10+ years to reach the same size, only to be cut down once again?

Anonymous
3 years ago

Do me a favor. Go to any apartment higher than the 10th floor in Brickell looking West and you will see the thousands of trees that are all over Miami. More than 6 trees were brought down by Irma and somehow we managed to survive.

Anonymous
3 years ago

And my man, like you said, “you will see thousands of tree all over Miami” even after hurricane Irma blew down thousands of them!

Anonymous
3 years ago

Even if they were to plant 10 trees they wouldn’t be the same type. Probably some worthless palm trees.

Anonymous
3 years ago

I still cry myself to sleep every night since the old baru was destroyed. But not because of the trees.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Well I’m not eating there these big chains come to town and ruin everything it will be low wages and hangout for kids
Just what this nice neighborhood needs

Anonymous
3 years ago

Wow dude, you need to learn what commas and periods are for.

Miami
3 years ago

Brikell is becoming too saturated. I miss the old Brickell when it was more of a residential neighborhood.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Old Brickell, with no foot traffic, lots of empty lots, and nothing to do after 8, yawn…

Anonymous
3 years ago

yeah, but at least he could drive his car easily!

Anonymous
3 years ago

Hell, fifty years ago you could drive your car more easily all over Miami. By your logic I Guess they should bulldoze everything in Miami that was built after 1967 so we can go back to driving down “driver easy streets.”

Danny Costa
3 years ago

It’s a city bruh…

Anonymous
3 years ago

Sorry Danny, that logic don’t compute!

Miami Hurricane
3 years ago

Isn’t that exactly what it has become? Not that much office space has gone in relative to residential.