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The Underline will connect neighborhoods in our community by transforming a ten-mile stretch beneath the Metrorail system, between Brickell Station and Dadeland South, into a linear park.
This is a public-private partnership between the Miami-Dade Parks and Transit departments and the Friends of the Underline. The Underline will become a world-class urban trail creating a walkable, bikeable corridor to improve connectivity between surrounding neighborhoods with downtown destinations. It is immediately connected to transit and everything from getting to work, shopping, learning, and visiting historic sites like Vizcaya Museum and Gardens will be within reach of The Underline.
The New York design consulting firm of James Corner Field Operations has been selected to develop the master plan for the project. The firm has been touted as one of the most influential design firms by Time Magazine and is renowned for such high-profile projects as the New York City High Line, Seattle’s Central Waterfront and South Park of London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
News & Events
SoMi Magazine: The Underline December 2015
This month's SoMi Magazine coverage focuses on The Underline’s master plan unveiling with detailed specifics of the demonstration projects at Brickell and the University of Miami.
Miami Herald: Big plans unveiled for proposed Underline path below Miami-Dade Metrorail
A coalition of citizens and government agencies has unveiled a mightily ambitious master plan by an eminent design firm that would transform the threadbare path under the Metrorail along South Dixie Highway into a garland of verdant gardens, playgrounds and recreational spots linked by 10 miles of side-by-side bike and pedestrian trails.
Dezeen: Underline park by James Corner Field Operations would stretch below elevated rail tracks in Miami
James Corner, Field Operations, one of the studios behind New York's popular High Line – has designed a new park for downtown Miami that would be constructed beneath an elevated rail line.
We appreciate your generous donation to support The Underline. Friends of The Underline is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and your contribution is tax deductible.
If you prefer to donate by check rather than by credit card, mail your check to:
Friends of The Underline
55 Merrick Way
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Master Plan Selection
- Master plan design team selected for the Underline
- Five finalists announced to develop master planning for the Underline
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