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New plans for former Miami Science Museum unveiled

Latest design simplified version of a previous proposal

March 13, 2014 12:00PM

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Renderings of the redevelopment plan

Renderings of the redevelopment plan

With the Miami Science Museum moving to its new building in Museum Park, the former museum site is seeing plans to be restored to its original use: a farm.

Once the science museum moves, the land will be under the control of the neighboring Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, according to Curbed.

The current plan – a simplification of a much more idealized pervious plan – is by architect Richard Heisenbottle, and includes a small farm for museum uses, demolition of the science museum building, and the creation of a large green space.

Originally, Heisenbottle’s plans included orchards, an underground parking structure, and a trolley. [Curbed]Christopher Cameron

A rendering of the redevelopment plan

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