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Tidal flooding in low-lying Downtown Miami. Photo: Wikimedia Commons user B137.

Tidal flooding in low-lying DowntownMiami Photo: Wikimedia Commons individual B137

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Little Haiti’s altitude is 7 feet over water level with pockets in your area that go as high as 14 feet over water level. By contrast, Miami Beach has to do with 4 feet over water level.

A structure boom is taking place throughout Miami, consisting of in low-lying locations, yet some professionals state water level surge is quickening gentrification in high-elevation areas that traditionally have actually seen really little financial investment from the exterior. .
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WLRN, in partnership with WNYC’s The Stakes podcast, covers the effect of the current financial investment rate of interest in Miami-Dade County’s traditionally black inland areas, such as Little Haiti, which are “normally durable” to sea-level surge as a result of their greater altitude.

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