$4B Miami Casino Project Stalled By Site's Historic Status App

Law360, New York (October 22, 2012, 10:21 PM EDT) -- Miami's preservation board voted on Monday to formally consider the Miami Herald's Biscayne Bay headquarters for historic designation, throwing the brakes on the Genting Group's plan to develop a $3.8 billion casino-anchored resort on the property.

Following a heated four-hour hearing in which members of the Miami Historic and Environmental Preservation Board heard from architects, historians, community groups and representatives of Malaysia-headquartered Genting, the panel voted 6-4 to take up the application for historic designation put forth by Dade Heritage Trust, Miami's largest nonprofit historic preservation...
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