Board Tells Developer He Can’t Chop Down Trees To Build House In Coconut Grove

In a surprising decision, Miami’s Historic and Environmental Preservation Board overruled the city’s building department by rejecting a tree removal permit issued to a developer. It was a victory for residents who live along a lush South Grove street described as a “tunnel of green” and could serve as an example for people in other neighborhoods engaged in disputes to curtail development, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE