From the type of vehicles that owners can park on their access roads, including the terracotta tile style that developers can use, Coral Gables thoroughly regulates the aesthetics of the city, so almost all buildings are made in Great architectural style keeping the design of the Mediterranean Renaissance, each residential block is lush vegetation and the sidewalks are kept clean and free of obstacles.
The refined sense of control of the city has made Coral Gables one of the most affluent communities in Florida being home to some of the region’s wealthiest citizens and foreign investors. Coral Gables has also attracted a large number of global companies that have based Latin American operations in Beautiful City such as American Airlines, Kraft Foods, Bacardi U.S.A. And HBO Latin America, to name a few.
Signs of change
Coral Gables recently began working on a $ 21 million Miracle Mile urban landscape project and has city leaders to create a pedestrian friendly experience with gardens, outdoor picnic, better lighting, signage And public art. It is the most ambitious public works project in the city in years. By the time the project is completed by the end of 2017, Miracle Mile will have wider sidewalks, new trees and lanterns, and parallel parking spaces instead of the angled parking spaces along Main Street .
The urban landscape project will work in conjunction with a new district center specifically established for this project by the City. The proposal would allow developers to use more space and encourage more home construction, all part of an effort to get more people to live in downtown Coral Gables.
Among the characteristics of the proposal, small landowners are not required to have a defined parking space, should they build a Residence. Restaurant properties will be allowed to have extended work hours and get fast approval for outdoor eating permits at Miracle Mile and the 100 block of Giralda Avenue. The proposal is supported by the City’s Business Improvement District, as well as business owners, merchants and residents living near the downtown area.
Fuente: The Real Deal Traducción: Homerich