Monday, April 28, 2014

A Huge Chunk of the Miami Herald Building Has Come Down

A huge chunk of the old Miami Herald building at One Herald Plaza in Miami has come down today, Monday April 28, 2014.  Photo By Walt Michot

Video by Walt Michot

A section of the former Miami Herald building near downtown was demolished Monday morning. 

The site, between the MacArthur and Venetian causeways on the bay, is being cleared for a resort and residential complex.

The Malaysian gambling giant Genting in 2012 pulled back on its plans for a mega-casino resort on the site after facing a backlash over the project's proposed size. Last year it proposed a more traditional mix of condo towers, about 500 hotel rooms and a ground-floor cluster of shops and restaurants.

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