Tag: TheUnderline

Next City / January 31, 2019

Who will benefit from Miami's new rails-to-trails park?

The Underline, a 10-mile linear park below Miami’s MetroRail, has the potential to make the city more equitable by prioritizing affordable housing initiatives so everyone can benefit from the amenity. Several “rails-to-trails” projects around the U.S., like The BeltLine and the High Line, have grappled with concerns of lessened affordability and increased gentrification—and the Underline will have to grapple with it as well.

Miami Herald / October 26, 2018

Miami's 10-mile linear park breaks ground

Congratulations to Friends of the Underline! Construction has begun on the first phase of their much-anticipated project, the Underline, which will eventually extend from downtown Miami to Dadeland under the Metrorail’s elevated tracks. That initial segment, in the Brickell district, will be a half-mile long, with an anticipated opening date of May 2020.

Curbed / October 19, 2018

Miami's Underline underscores potential of park projects

The 10-mile linear park, a $120 million redevelopment of open space under a span of Metrorail tracks, will link the condos, coworking spaces, and tech offices of the booming Brickell neighborhood with South Miami, in a bid to be a catalyst for community, connection, and safer transit.

Miami Today / November 14, 2017

Miami looks to create trust to help fund The Underline

The proposal would allow developers adjacent to The Underline to make contributions to the public benefits trust in exchange for bonus building capacity. The funds would be used for construction and maintenance of the 10-mile linear park.

Travel + Leisure / September 3, 2017

The Underline will be Miami's next outdoor destination

The 10-mile linear park will be a transportation solution for many Miami residents—connecting southern neighborhoods to downtown Miami and creating a regional network of trails, as well as an urban oasis and living art destination.