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City Commission Approves the County-FIU Playhouse Project!

On Wednesday, May 8, 2019 the City of Miami Commission approved the County’s appeal of the City’s Historic and Environmental Preservation Board (HEPB) rejection of the County-FIU plans for the Coconut Grove Playhouse by a 3 to 2 vote. This is a pivotal approval for the County’s work to bring great theater back to Coconut Grove.

Please see the news reports for an account of the City of Miami Commission’s action at:


Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez led the County’s presentation to the City of Miami Commission and emphasized that the City of Miami’s “choice is simple: approve our project or nothing happens to the Playhouse for years and years.”


View or download the updated Coconut Grove Playhouse Fact Sheet or visit

View Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the project visit:

View a comprehensive list of all the previous project updates at