Three years ago, the Byron Carlyle Theater was deemed unsuitable for operations and shut down. Now, it’s at risk of being demolished.
As your City Commissioner, I’ve always been a supporter of smart development that benefits our city and our residents. And the Byron Carlyle offers us a great opportunity to use a city asset to spur culture, entrepreneurship and revitalize North Beach.
If we dedicate city resources to this building/location, we can create a state-of-the-art cultural center that will reshape the future of our city. That’s why I sponsored a resolution that will fund the Byron Carlyle.
My resolution will ensure funding is available to plan the development of the Byron Carlyle into a state-of-the-art cultural center that will revitalize 71st Street without sacrificing the unique charms of our city.
If we’re going to build a strong future for Miami Beach, we need to invest in the cultural and economic well-being of our city and our residents — including North Beach. And this plan to redevelop the Bryon Carlyle will do just that.
Doing nothing is not an alternative. We need to take this opportunity to move our city forward. If you agree, click here to support my work on the City Commission.
Note: Referendum 1 on this year’s ballot proposes extending the lease of the Holocaust Memorial site. I fully support the lease amendment and encourage you to vote YES!