Real Estate

Miami Beach Community Church Courtyard Will Soon Look Like the Rest of Lincoln Road

In December, we broke the news that the Miami Beach Community Church was strongly considering leasing its courtyard to commercial developers. Church leaders called the $100 million offer a "miracle from God." Meanwhile, locals -- and even some church members -- said the church was selling its sanctuary for 30 pieces of silver.

Well, MBCC members eventually approved of the "miracle." And now architects have released their plans for a two-story retail structure where the church courtyard currently sits.

The building will be a modern mix of limestone, glass, and metal. In other words, it will look like all of the other new clothing stores on Lincoln Road.

See also: Miami Beach Community Church Is Considering Leasing Its Courtyard For as Much as $100 Million

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Michael E. Miller was a staff writer at Miami New Times for five years. His work for New Times won many national awards, including back-to-back-to-back Sigma Delta Chi medallions. He now covers local enterprise for the Washington Post.