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Welcome to the Big Bubble MIAMI. The Big Bubble is edited by Sean McCaughan. Sean was the Founding Editor of Curbed Miami at miami.curbed.com, a position he held for three and a half years, and has written extensively about the real estate, development, architecture, design, art, and culture of South Florida and beyond. You can find more of his writing at seanmccaughan.com. For Big Bubble-related inquiries, you can reach him at sean@thebigbubblemiami.com. For other writing and copywriting inquiries, please email spmccaughan@gmail.com. Thank you.

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A New Name For the Underdeck; The Chateaux of SW Ranches

And now, the daily real estate news roundup:

Competition Asks Us To Imagine What Floating Affordable Housing in Biscayne Bay Might Look Like

An architectural ideas competition is looking for proposals that explore the idea of floating affordable housing in Biscayne Bay, to address the dual issues of climate change and housing affordability in South Florida. The competition brief overlooks the many complications that would make something like this extremely difficult if not impossible to build, not the least of which is environmental concerns, but focusing on these main problems it hopes to find some innovative solutions.

Brightline Is Increasing Tests on Orlando Route; The Miami Grand Prix Was A Massive Success

South Florida real estate news from around the web:

Miami’s Homeless Are Getting A Tiny House Village On A Stunning Island Paradise

The City of Miami Commission made a surprise decision Thursday afternoon to approve a controversial pilot program that could add tiny houses for the homeless to picturesque Virginia Key.

Swinging 1970s Compound in South Miami Comes With Multiple Pavilions, Freeform Pool, And Super-Rad Floating Fireplace

This 4,400 square-foot compound in South Miami comes replete with an all-stainless-steel kitchen, groovy pendant ball lighting, a spiral staircase, exposed beams under a vaulted ceiling, and of course, a floating fireplace hanging from its own big iron chimney.

Iconic Pan Am Globe Has A New Home; Restaurant Replacing Scotty’s Landing Is Opening Today

Plus some Deauville drama, in today's news roundup: The frenzied Florida real estate market is slowing down, as more inventory comes online Don't look now,...

Classic Tudor Listed For $2 Million in Miami Was Given That Generic White Interior Look That’s So Popular These Days

Built in 1924, this historic Tudor Revival family home in Miami's Shorecrest survived almost a hundred years of people moving in and out, neighborhood highs and neighborhood lows, renovations, new kitchens, changing tastes, and whatever the '70s threw at it, always being the kind of house that everyone always says has "charm." Designed to be an old English fantasy that you lived in, it would have had interiors that evoked ye old past just as seductively as its exteriors still do.

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Christian Slater Lists Grove Get-Away, New Building Comings & Goings, And Other News

The latest real estate news around South Florida:

The Ponies Raced & Flamingos Flew in Vintage Newsreels of Hialeah Park Racetrack During Its Long, Glittering Life

Often called the most beautiful horse race track in the world, Miami's Hialeah Park has had a long and storied history. Famous for its setting, its prestigious races, the many famous horses that won there, and of course the flock of bright pink flamingos that nested in its infield, Hialeah Park was, and still is a legend. Opening for thoroughbred horse racing in 1925, Hialeah Park by now is almost one hundred years old. A faded grand dame that no longer holds thoroughbred racing, but stays alive as much as it can through its newer casino, Hialeah's track, grandstands, clubhouse, and paddock areas all still exist and could easily be brought back to their glory days. Hialeah really comes alive, however, in many vintage newsreels recorded there, some of which are still available online.