The Latest Construction Photos From the Miami Worldcenter Megaproject

Construction at Miami Worldcenter, the second largest urban project under development in the United States, is marching right on toward completion in about 2021 according to the developers. Right now, with over 800 workers on the job site every day, the enormous 27-acre, 10-block, $2 billion multi-use development has two major elements significantly underway, with other portions of the project coming soon.

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Miami Worldcenter Construction Update: Downtown Will Never be the Same

Construction is proceeding rapidly at Miami Worldcenter, the $2.7 billion mixed-use megaproject that will finally fill the blighted gap between downtown Miami and the Omni area directly to the north. Spearheaded and master planned by developers Nitin Motwani and Art Falcone, various elements of Miami Worldcenter are being built either by them or other developers, and the first part of the massive development will be completed before the end of the year.

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A Grand Tour of Miami’s Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science on Its Opening Day

Okay, first thing, right off the bat, let’s just admit the elephant in the blog. It’s no wonder the brand new Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science almost went extravagantly broke and had to be bailed out during construction both by its namesake philanthropists and the government. This place is spectacular, and when it comes to science, technology, and architecture, the three aspects of the museum that really blow you away, being spectacular is always expensive. Really expensive. Other issues, of course, included problems with the contractors, a well-meaning staff that may have been in over their heads coming from such a significantly smaller institution, and others that have been covered in the media. But holy shit all that money made a great museum.

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