Location: Miami FL
The Emerald is a family affordable housing community that includes a 10 story building comprised of 124 apartment units, a standalone parking structure, children’s play ground, and amenity areas. The project is currently complete and seeking its Certificate of Occupancy. A major part of the scope of this project was to upgrade the surrounding streets and infrastructure. The neighborhood had been neglected for many years and this project’s goal was to revamp the neighborhood and make it safe for the new residents. The ground level of the project was designed with Bahama Shutters and decorative lighting to bring down the scale of the project and make it a friendly walking experience for pedestrians. One substantial impact that has resulted from this new construction is that a YMCA facility is also currently under construction next door.