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Big Parking Changes Are On Their Way to Miracle Mile

A model on the runway during Coral Gables Fashion Week. Photo: Facebook/<a href="https://www.facebook.com/shopcoralgables">Downtown Coral Gables and Miracle Mile</a>
A model on the runway during Coral Gables Fashion Week. Photo: Facebook/Downtown Coral Gables and Miracle Mile

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Last September we reported that big changes were on their way to Miracle Mile, Miami's very own "Street for Brides" (here's a history brief). According to The Real Deal, its design firm, Cooper, Robertson & Partners, has released some new renderings of what its four blocks will look like once completed. We'll advise you of one thing: start working on your parallel parking skills.

An overhead rendering of Miracle Mile where it meets Le Jeune.

An overhead rendering of Miracle Mile where it meets Le Jeune. Photo: Cooper, Robertson, and Partners

To make way for wider, pedestrian-friendly sidewalks with outdoor cafes, Coral Gables is doing away with angled spots on Miracle Mile, instead opting for parallel parking only. Also, Giralda Avenue, which runs parallel to the Mile, will become curbless and will be closed off to vehicles during special events. The Real Deal reports that art will be a big focus in the area, and even the trash cans are going to be designed with art in mind.

Construction should begin this fall, so you have ample time to work on those parking skills.