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1814 Brickell Park Improvement

Presented to: Commissioner Ken Russell


By: BHA Parks and Green Space Committee
Beatriz P Fano
1.29.16

Brickell Facts & Figures


Demographics and Population Growth

Brickell Facts and Figures


The recent development of new residential and
commercial buildings in Brickell represents an
investment of over $10B
This new development will bring additional population
and visitor growth to the area
The Brickell area residents represent over two thirds of
Miamis tax base.

1814 Brickell Park

Population Trends
Population growth in Brickell in the last 14 years has been over 150%

Source: ESRI BAO; Pop Stats; Miami DDA

Population Trends
Population
growth
in
Brickell in the
last 14 years
has been over
150%

Population Trends
The population of children ages
0-9 has increased by 28% since
2010.
In 2014 there were 36,931
residents between the ages of
25-44 in the Greater Downtown
area. Representing 46% of the
population.

Source: ESRI BAO; Pop Stats; Miami DDA

Population Distribution
40% of the greater downtown
population lives in the Brickell
area.
Families constitute 37.8% of
the households in the Greater
Downtown
Area
(2014
estimate).

Source: ESRI BAO; Synergos Pop Stats; Miami DDA

Household Trends

Source: ESRI BAO; Synergos Pop Stats; Miami DDA

Brickell 1814 Park

Brickell Neighborhood
Brickell 1814 Park Transformation

Closed Park
Public Park Space
Private Park Space

Parks in Brickell
Southside Park

Simpson Park

Brickell 1814 Park

Alice Wainwright
Park

Brickell 1814 Park


Amenities:
Green space for open play
(not fenced), fenced play
area for kids 8+), dog park,
tables and chairs (outside
fenced area).

Brickell 1814 Park (existing


park)

Brickell 1814 Park Transformation

Requests for Brickell Park:

We would like to request the park to be modified to cater to kids from all age
groups. Expand fenced areas to protect kids from vehicles in Brickell Avenue and
provide a safe area for kids to run around.

New Play Structure to cater 2-5 YO & 5-8 YO

Expand Fenced area to include tables & green space

Install Shade to protect play structures from heat &


provide shade to park visitors

Remove excessive plants

Provide better lighting to make park safer

Brickell 1814 Park Proposed Changes


3.Install
Awning
to
Playground area to provide
shade to visitors and
protect equipment from
heat.
2. Exchange play structure
to be inclusive of all age
groups.
(examples
provided in the following
slides).
(i.e.
structures
appropriate for 2-5 & 5-12
YO.

1. Expand fenced area to


include green open
space to allow visitors to
play safely and to
provide a safety barrier
between the park and
Brickell Avenue vehicles.
Include the paved area
for kids to be able to ride
bikes.

Brickell 1814 Park Petition


Requests for Brickell Park:
We would like to request the park to be modified to cater
to residents from all age groups. Include fenced areas to
protect kids from vehicles in Brickell Avenue and provide
a safe area for everyone to enjoy the park.
Please click on link for our official petition:https
://www.change.org/p/commissioner-ken-russell-district2-miami-krussell-miami-gov-make-1814-brickell-park-saf
er-and-family-friendly?recruiter=463896958&utm_source=
share_petition&utm_medium=
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New Playground Play Structure suggestions

Commercial Playground Structures & Awning


Suggested Vendors
1. Landscape Structures - https://www.playlsi.com
2. Play and Park - https://www.playandpark.com
3. Game Time http://www.gametime.com/product/antero-ix16004/
4. Shade Fla - http://shadefla.com/clients/brickell-key-playground/

Key Biscayne

Other Miami Parks


Neighborhood Parks Near Brickell

Other Miami Parks


Featured parks include residential communities nearby
the Brickell area.

Key Biscayne

Coconut Grove

Brickell Key

Coral Gables

Miami Beach

Key Biscayne & Alice


Wainwright

Village Green Park

Alice Wainwright

Amenities: Shaded play areas, shaded picnic tables, fenced playground (KB only) and table areas, public bathrooms
green space for open play. Playground Structures for 2-5/ 5-8 YO.

Brickell Key

Village Green Shaded Park


Amenities: Shaded play areas, fenced playground and green space for open play. Playground Structure for 2-8 YO

Coconut Grove

Blanche Park

Peacock Park

Amenities: Shaded play areas, shaded picnic tables, fenced playground and table areas, green space for open play
Play structures for 2-5/5-8YO.

Coral Gables Parks

Salvadore Park

Merrie Christmas Park

Amenities: Shaded play areas, picnic tables, fenced playground and table areas, green space for open play.
Play structure for 2-5/5-8 YO

Museum & Miami Beach

Miami Childrens Museum Rickenbacker Causeway

Fisher Park Miami Beach

Amenities: Shaded play areas, shaded picnic tables, fenced playground and table areas. Playground structures from
2-5-5-8YO.

Sources:
Miami Downtown Development Authority http://www.miamidda.com
Brickell Homeowners Association (BHA) http://www.brickellhomeowners.com
Downtown Miami Population 2014 Demographics Report (Miami DDA) http
://www.miamidda.com/pdf/2014-downtown-miami-population.pdf