The 14,000-square-foot lot, which his currently a parking lot behind a Ducati dealership, is owned by Metro 1
"I'm hoping to really see some really good cutting-edge design that incorporates sustainability, urban agriculture and that's really progressive and fresh for
Metro 1, a Wynwood real estate developer with a focus on sustainability, partnered with the
Applications and portfolios are due by
The grand prize is
Cho said he hopes the self-funded project will add some green to a downtown landscape that has been devoid of it. It is the second phase of the
"I have been reinforced by how important town squares, public spaces and parks are for creating quality of life," Cho said. "I want to have a park where people can just be inspired, and engaged and be together."
The park is slated for completion by early 2015, or earlier, depending on the complexity of the chosen design. No parking will be included on the site.
Cho said he expects the space will be used for family gatherings, picnics, yoga and other leisure activities during the day and host concerts, open-air movie screenings, live performances or even weddings in the evening.
"I hope that it becomes something that is important for everyone in the community," he said.
Applicants can submit their portfolios of now more than eight pages as PDF files via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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