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Masters of the Master Plan Miami Dade County

2012-06-01, Feature, by Phil Hayward

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos GimenezFifty years ago, Miami-Dade County, Florida, sat on the verge of a tremendous growth spurt with the potential to overwhelm the very nature of what attracted people there in the first place. To head off the demands of the anticipated onslaught, the county’s parks and recreation department produced a 50-year master plan that concentrated on land acquisition, development, and the kinds of parks that would be built. Today, Mi....

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