Developer of American Dream Miami mega-mall buys Archbishop Curley-Notre Dame High School

Miami Herald, By Rene Rodriguez, May 14, 2018

Image result for Developer of American Dream Miami mega-mall buys Archbishop Curley-Notre Dame High School BY RENE RODRIGUEZ rrodriguez@miamiherald.com LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST REDDIT PRINT ORDER REPRINT OF THIS STORY May 14, 2018 07:16 PM Updated 7 hours 3 minutes ago The developer behind the mammoth retail theme park planned for Northwest Miami-Dade is getting into the condo business in Little Haiti. On Monday, The Real Deal reported that Triple Five, the Canada-based developer of Minnesota's Mall of America, is under contract to buy the 15-acre campus of Archbishop Curley-Notre Dame High School at 4949 NE Second Avenue in Miami. The developer plans to build condos, rental apartments and retail spaces on the property. ADVERTISING inRead invented by Teads Triple Five is the same developer that wants to build the $4 billion American Dream Miami complex in Northwest Miami-Dade, at the intersection of the Florida Turnpike and I-75. That project has residents of nearby Miami Lakes and Broward County worried about the crippling effect a projected 75,000 daily vehicles coming to and from the mall could have on traffic. Miami-Dade County Commissioners are scheduled to make a final vote on the project on Thursday May 17. Today's top news by email The local news you need to start your day Enter Email Address Robert Gorlow, a consultant for Triple Five, confirmed to The Real Deal that the company has the Curley-Notre Dame property under contract but declined to name the price or closing date on the sale. Last year, the Archdiocese of Miami closed the beloved Catholic school, which opened in 1953, and relocated its students to Monsignor Edward Pace High School in Miami Gardens. Developers had been circling the strategic property, which is located less than a mile north of the trendy Design District and just south of the Little Haiti neighborhood where gentrification is well under way. Alumni of Curley lamented the school's closing when the news first broke in 2016. In 1960, Curley became the first high school in Miami-Dade to integrate African Americans and the first Catholic school in Florida to desegregate. Rene Rodriguez: 305-376-3611, @ReneMiamiHerald RELATED STORIES FROM MIAMI HERALD Days before mega-mall vote, Miami-Dade still wrestling with traffic questions Days before mega-mall vote, Miami-Dade still wrestling with traffic questions SUGGESTED FOR YOU Science Says This Body Type Is the Most Attractive Now Teens Take Chilling Selfie on Bridge Moments Before It Collapses Fired 'Tonight Show' Staffers File Lawsuit An Era Comes to an End as Queen Elizabeth Names Her Successor Here's Who Jackie Kennedy Thought Had Her Husband Killed The Disturbing Truth About 'Dating Naked' Retired Wrestlers Who Are Completely Unrecognizable Today Messed Up Things That Really Happened During the Colonial Times COMMENTS When Bad Parking Attacks: This Goes Way Beyond Door Dings SPONSORED CONTENT When Bad Parking Attacks: This Goes Way Beyond Door Dings By Farmers Insurance — Whoa. You think your car is safe and sound in your garage – and you come back to a pricey repair job. Handle parking nightmares with these helpful... VIDEOS Play Video 1:29 Massive Miami Worldcenter project finally rises downtown Play Video 2:05 These small business owners in Little Haiti are being evicted. They say it's discrimination VIEW MORE VIDEO REAL ESTATE NEWS Lawsuit dismissed against Zillow's Zestimates Little Havana businesses blame rising rent on fake name: West Brickell Amazon and Lennar are teaming up to put Alexa into every new home Millennials fare the worst in housing crunch, study shows SPONSORED CONTENT How to attract and retain family office talent By Citi Private Bank Dallas' downtown landmark AT&T tower is up for sale REAL ESTATE NEWS Miami Herald | MiamiHerald.com SUBSCRIPTIONS Start a Subscription Customer Service eEdition Vacation Hold Pay Your Bill Rewards SITE INFORMATION About Us Contact Us Newsletters News in Education Public Insight Network Reader Panel SOCIAL, MOBILE & MORE Text News Alerts Mobile & Apps Facebook Twitter Google+ Newsletters ADVERTISING Place a Classified Media Kit Commercial Printing Public Notices Shopping Copyright Commenting Policy Privacy Policy Terms of ServiceThe developer behind the mammoth retail theme park planned for Northwest Miami-Dade is getting into the condo business in Little Haiti.

On Monday, The Real Deal reported that Triple Five, the Canada-based developer of Minnesota’s Mall of America, is under contract to buy the 15-acre campus of Archbishop Curley-Notre Dame High School at 4949 NE Second Avenue in Miami.

The developer plans to build condos, rental apartments and retail spaces on the property.

Triple Five is the same developer that wants to build the $4 billion American Dream Miami complex in Northwest Miami-Dade, at the intersection of the Florida Turnpike and I-75. That project has residents of nearby Miami Lakes and Broward County worried about the crippling effect a projected 75,000 daily vehicles coming to and from the mall could have on traffic. Miami-Dade County Commissioners are scheduled to make a final vote on the project on Thursday May 17.

Robert Gorlow, a consultant for Triple Five, confirmed to The Real Deal that the company has the Curley-Notre Dame property under contract but declined to name the price or closing date on the sale.

Last year, the Archdiocese of Miami closed the beloved Catholic school, which opened in 1953, and relocated its students to Monsignor Edward Pace High School in Miami Gardens. Developers had been circling the strategic property, which is located less than a mile north of the trendy Design District and just south of the Little Haiti neighborhood where gentrification is well under way.

Alumni of Curley lamented the school’s closing when the news first broke in 2016. In 1960, Curley became the first high school in Miami-Dade to integrate African Americans and the first Catholic school in Florida to desegregate.

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