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‘This is a moment in history’: Miami Beach OKs Seaside Facility for the Disabled

After years of false starts and failed proposals, beachgoers and Miami Beach residents with disabilities will get a new facility that will give them easier access to the beach.

Over opposition from many neighbors, commissioners approved an agreement with the Sabrina Cohen Foundation to build the facility. The foundation pledges to raise the money for the building, which will take up part of a beachside parking lot next to the fire station at 5301 Collins Ave. Construction is expected to cost about $4.5 million.

Miami Beach will continue to own the land and the building, which will store equipment and house fitness programs.

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