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Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Miami, FL (2020)

The NMTC supported a new 5-story 29,284 sq. ft. expansion to an existing building in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, FL.

COMMUNITY IMPACT
  • 105 FTE jobs
  • 50 construction jobs
  • Preschool/K-2 education: 102 children served. Programming/services available to 25,651 low-income individuals.
FINANCING SOURCES
  • NMTC amount: $9,000,000
  • Total Project Costs: $21,440,282
  • CDE:
PROJECT LOCATION

601 Southwest Eighth Avenue

Miami, FL 33130

Project Description

The NMTC supported a new 5-story 29,284 sq. ft. expansion to an existing building in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, FL. The Project is the final pillar to the existing 144,000 sq. ft. campus focused on empowering low-income visually impaired individuals.

The Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired takes a multifaceted educational approach to serving students who are blind. Their school, which contains pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, first and second grades, is one component within the Miami Lighthouse’s Children’s Programs. Other Children’s Programs include Early Intervention for Blind Babies and services for elementary and middle school children during the summer, school holidays and Saturdays.