The seas are rising. And Miami is in grave danger of going under. Anyone who lives in South Florida and isn’t living in a Marco Rubio-size bubble of denial knows these facts by now, and the national media has been pounding the story into the ground in recent months.
But one aspect of sea-level rise hasn’t been widely debated in public or in political policy circles: What do the rising seas mean for Miami’s wealth of historic buildings, from South Beach’s art deco hotels to MiMo-style architecture across the bay?
“Things can be raised, things can be rebuilt, but not everything,” says land use attorney Wayne Pathman, chair of Miami’s sea-level rise committee. “Economically, a lot of it won’t make sense.”
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