Residents Beat Morris: Board Of Architects Unanimously Strikes Down Ponce Park Residences

In what is probably the biggest blow to father and son duo, W. Allen Morris and Spencer Morris, their years long attempt to build Ponce Park Residences on the corner of University Drive and Ponce de Leon Boulevard was struck…

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Morris Disregards Commission Desires: Brings Back Ponce Park Residences As “New Project” Without Neighbor Input

The saga involving W. Allen Morris’ Ponce Park Residences continues, as the Board of Architects is set to consider a “new” version of the project this Thursday, September 1st. At the July 25th City Commission meeting, the Commission voted to…

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Controversial Ponce Park Residences Heads To Commission For First Reading

W. Allen Morris’ controversial Ponce Park Residences is heading to the City Commission for its first reading. The project, which was pushed back by the City Attorney who demanded that the City Planning and Zoning Board give it a fourth…

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Planning And Zoning Board Special Meeting, Requested By City Attorney, Yields Another Vote Against Ponce Park Residences

On July 13th, the Coral Gables Planning and Zoning Board held a special meeting, at the request of Coral Gables City Attorney Miriam Ramos, in order to provide Ponce Park Residences another opportunity to get a “required” 4-vote minimum to…

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Ponce Park Residences To Get Fourth Bite Of The Apple At Planning & Zoning Board, At Request Of City Attorney

After failing to secure the support of the Planning and Zoning Board at the June 8th meeting, Allen Morris’ Ponce Park Residences will get a fourth hearing before the board; this time at the request of Coral Gables City Attorney…

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Morris’ Controversial Ponce Park Residences Once Again Fails To Secure Support Of Planning And Zoning Board

On Wednesday, June 8th, the Coral Gables Planning and Zoning Board once again took up the Ponce Park Residences project proposed by developer, W. Allen Morris. Board Member Venny Torre kicked off the meeting with a procedural question regarding the…

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Opinion: Mediterranean Bonuses Should Not Be Free, They Must Be Earned

I am against the proposed development at 3000 Ponce De Leon Blvd; 216 and 224 Catalonia; 203 University Drive; and 225 Malaga because this project was granted the benefits of level 1 and level 2 Mediterranean bonus without having Mediterranean…

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UPDATED: Second Time’s The Charm? Staff Asks Planning And Zoning Board To Approve All Developer Requests For Massive Project On Wednesday

The Coral Gables Planning and Zoning Board was scheduled to consider five separate votes on Ponce Park Residences, the project proposed by RC Acquisitions, LLC and P&J Enterprise Holdings, LLC, at its May 11th meeting. However, a glaring error in…

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MG Developer’s Beatrice Row Enclave Awarded The Palladio Award For Most Outstanding Architecture In Residential Multi-Unit Project

MG Developer proudly announces that its award-winning, Georgian style project, Beatrice Row, has now won Palladio Award for most outstanding residential multi-family project. The Palladio Awards is the first and only national awards program for residential, commercial and institutional projects…

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City Ultimatum: Following Engineering Report Citing Structural Concerns, City Gives David William 6 Days Or Face Forced Evacuation

As Gables Insider has reported previously, the David William has long suffered from issues with flooding in its garage, calling into question its structural integrity. This week, a new concern arose. RH Engineering submitted an engineering report to the Home…

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