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Ten of Miami's Greatest Tiny Public Spaces

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As Miami grows and urbanizes and the need for public space in the vertical city becomes more and more evident, the large efforts—bay walks, pedestrian streets, and new parks—will grab the most attention, but arguably more impact will be made by the smaller interventions, including small public plazas, courtyards, pocket parks, and other little things. And now here are ten of those spaces, some new and some old, that are already making our great city a better place to live.


· Curbed Maps archive [Curbed Miami]
· Micro Week 2015 coverage [Curbed Miami]

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1. Lincoln Road Courtyards

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Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
[Photo via Albion Hotel]

2. Walgreens/La Sandwicherie Plaza

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1400 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
[Photo via Demandt Architecture]

3. Allen Morris Park

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1000 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131

Two miniature plots of lush greenery facing each other across a Brickell street, Allan Morris Park brings a little jungle to the concrete jungle.

4. Brickell Flatiron Park

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11th se street
Miami, FL 33131
[Photo by Sean McCaughan]

5. Paula Crown Sculpture Plaza

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3901 Northeast 1st Avenue
Miami, FL 33137
[Photo by Sean McCaughan]

6. Ichimura Miami Japan Garden

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1101 MacArthur Causeway
Miami, FL 33139
[Photo by Adeline Ramos]

7. 55th Street Station

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[Photo via Google Street View]

8. Panther Coffee

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2390 NW 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 677-3952
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[Photo via Panther Coffee]

9. Freedom Tower

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600 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132
[Via Curbed Miami Flickr Pool/D Quiros]

10. The End of Biscayne Boulevard

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315 South Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33131
[Via Google Street View]

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1. Lincoln Road Courtyards

Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
[Photo via Albion Hotel]
Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139

2. Walgreens/La Sandwicherie Plaza

1400 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
[Photo via Demandt Architecture]
1400 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139

3. Allen Morris Park

1000 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131

Two miniature plots of lush greenery facing each other across a Brickell street, Allan Morris Park brings a little jungle to the concrete jungle.

1000 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131

4. Brickell Flatiron Park

11th se street, Miami, FL 33131
[Photo by Sean McCaughan]
11th se street
Miami, FL 33131

5. Paula Crown Sculpture Plaza

3901 Northeast 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33137
[Photo by Sean McCaughan]
3901 Northeast 1st Avenue
Miami, FL 33137

6. Ichimura Miami Japan Garden

1101 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL 33139
[Photo by Adeline Ramos]
1101 MacArthur Causeway
Miami, FL 33139

7. 55th Street Station

Miami, FL 33137
[Photo via Google Street View]

8. Panther Coffee

2390 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127
[Photo via Panther Coffee]
2390 NW 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33127

9. Freedom Tower

600 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
[Via Curbed Miami Flickr Pool/D Quiros]
600 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132

10. The End of Biscayne Boulevard

315 South Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33131
[Via Google Street View]
315 South Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33131