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Appeal to City of Miami Historic and Environmental Preservation Board Approval of Playhouse Master Plan Concept

On Thursday, December 14, 2017 the City of Miami Commission will hear the appeal that opposes the 4 to 1 vote of the City of Miami’s Historic and Environmental Preservation Board (HEPB). The HEPB positive vote was in support of the County’s submitted master plan concept for the Coconut Grove Playhouse.

 

City of Miami Commission Meeting

2:00 pm

Thursday, December 14

City Hall

3500 Pan American Drive

Miami, FL 33133

 

Coconut Grove Playhouse Progress Report and FAQs

On November 30, 2017, a town hall meeting organized by County Commissioner Xavier Suarez, City of Miami Commissioner Ken Russell, and Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera was held at City of Miami City Hall to discuss the Coconut Grove Playhouse. The majority of the speakers providing public input spoke in favor of the County’s plan that has been authorized by the Board of County Commissioners, Florida International University Board of Trustees, and the State of Florida Cabinet and Governor.

October 19th Town Meeting on the Coconut Grove Playhouse Project

On Thursday, October 19, 2017, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs hosted our second community meeting at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium to provide an update on the Coconut Grove Playhouse project. Led by Michael Spring, Senior Advisor to the Mayor and Director of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the meeting provided an update on progress with the design and on the plan to return great theater to the site. The presentation included:

Appeal to City of Miami Historic and Environmental Preservation Board Approval of Playhouse Master Plan Concept

On Thursday, October 26, the City of Miami Commission will hear the appeal that opposes the 4 to 1 vote of the City of Miami’s Historic and Environmental Preservation Board (HEPB). The HEPB positive vote was in support of the County’s submitted master plan concept for the Coconut Grove Playhouse.

 

City of Miami Commission Meeting

2:00 pm

Thursday, October 26

City Hall

3500 Pan American Drive

Miami, FL 33133

 

Presentation and Background Materials for the Coconut Grove Playhouse Town Meeting on October 19, 2017

Design Development Drawings and Renderings - HERE

 

We encourage you to review the documents in advance of the Town Meeting. This information is the context for our presentation and can serve as the basis to help you formulate informed questions and offer public input at the town meeting.

Town Meeting: Update on the Coconut Grove Playhouse

Thursday, October 19th

Miami-Dade County to host groundbreaking for the Westchester Cultural Arts Center

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Javier D. Souto, District 10, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces Department are hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for the Westchester Cultural Arts Center on July 14 at 10 a.m. on the grounds of Tropical Park.

 

Groundbreaking for the Westchester Cultural Arts Center - Media Advisory

UPDATE: Groundbreaking for the Westchester Cultural Arts Center on July 14

Senator Javier D. Souto, District 10 the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs
and the Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department invite you to the

Groundbreaking for the Westchester Cultural Arts Center
Friday, July 14, 2017 at 10 AM
Site of the Westchester Cultural Arts Center at the main entrance to Tropical Park
7930 SW 40th Street, Miami, FL 33155
To RSVP, please call 305-222-2116 by July 12th.

 

News to Use - March 28, 2017

Upcoming grant deadlines

Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs

 

Tourist Development Grants Program: This is a quarterly program which provides support to significant cultural and/or special events, including sports activities and television/film origination projects that promote Miami-Dade County’s appeal as a tourist destination. Activities must be able to stimulate tourism and have significant media impact for Miami-Dade County.

 

 

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