MIAMI Realtors Partners to Create Miami Shores’ New Community Destination

“98th street in Miami Shores is now more than a street; it is place to connect with neighbors, local businesses, host movie nights, festivals and more,” said MIAMI Residential President-Elect Ines Hegedus-Garcia, a Miami Shores resident who led the Plaza 98 project

The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) is partnering with several entities to host Party in the Plaza from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 to celebrate Miami Shores’ new pedestrian-friendly space, Plaza 98, at 9802 NE 2nd Ave. MIAMI, sponsors and volunteers recently painted 10 multi-colored, intersecting pineapples on Plaza 98’s asphalt to create a new Downtown Miami Shores destination for community gatherings. All ages are welcome for Saturday’s free event.

MIAMI, which will host a ribbon-cutting during Saturday’s event for a bench it is donating to Plaza 98, invested more than $100,000 in grant funds from the National Association of REALTORS(R) (NAR) in 2017 to improve our South Florida communities. In 2017, MIAMI was proud to host the Plaza 98 project as well as 10 other South Florida community initiatives.

“98th street in Miami Shores is now more than a street; it is place to connect with neighbors, local businesses, host movie nights, festivals and more,” said MIAMI Residential President-Elect Ines Hegedus-Garcia, a Miami Shores resident who led the Plaza 98 project. “A group of Miami Shores residents worked with Miami organizations for months to design and create this pedestrian-friendly space. We had one goal: to make Downtown Miami Shores a more vibrant place, something residents have been wanting for years.”

Party in the Plaza Schedule

Saturday’s Party in the Plaza will have a health focus. It’s a new year and a new you. Event schedule:

  • 5 p.m. – Free yoga at sunset
  • 5:30 p.m. – Ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new Plaza 98 bench donated by MIAMI Realtors.
  • 5-9 p.m. – Food, beverages, kids’ corner and music

Miami Organizations Unite to Create Plaza 98

MIAMI Realtors partnered with the Village of Miami Shores, Downtown Advisory Committee, Greater Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce, Miami Shores Community Alliance, and others to transform Downtown Miami Shores.

Plaza 98, located on 98 Street on the west side of NE 2nd Avenue between the…

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