Please note that there is NO residential boil water order in effect.

If you want to know more about the water quality you may call the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department Laboratory at 786-552-4738.

Public Art

Miami Lakes’ public art contributes to the overall identity of the city, activates public spaces, and promotes community interaction.

https://www.miamilakes-fl.gov/minoso-blue/

MIÑOSO

About: The sculpture  symbolizes the significance of the prominent athlete and artist, Orestes “Minnie” Miñoso, and his contribution to culture. Orestes “Minnie” Miñoso, nicknamed “The Cuban Comet” and “Mr. White Sox”, was a Cuban professional baseball player.

Artist: Rafael Consuegra

Location: Miami Lakes Optimist Park Clubhouse

Press:

  • Art in Public Places Miñoso Unveiling, YouTube
https://www.miamilakes-fl.gov/water-glow/

Water Glow

About: MiGlo Walking and Biking Trail

Artist: Carola Bravo

Location: NW 170th Street Greenway

Press:

  • Walking, biking trail to glow in the dark, The Miami Laker
  • Go-Glow Bike Ride and Unveiling of Miami Lakes MiGlo Walking and Biking Trail, YouTube
https://www.miamilakes-fl.gov/jakey-duque/

Jakey Duque Sculpture

About: The Jakey Duque Park Sculpture is a testament to a local boy’s battle with cancer. It is a touching tribute that serves as a powerful tribute, honoring the courage and resilience of the child and his family.

Artist: Art & Sculpture Unlimited

Location: West end of Northwest 154th Street and Northwest 89th Avenue

Press

https://www.miamilakes-fl.gov/wrapped-electrical-box/

Traffic Control Boxes

About: The artwork on the traffic control boxes in Miami Lakes, designed by Barbara Baron, a long-time Miami Lakes resident, is vibrant and eye-catching. It incorporates vibrant colors and organic shapes, creating a visually appealing and engaging environment for pedestrians and motorists.

Artist: Barbara Baron

Location: Various Locations in Miami Lakes

Press:

https://www.miamilakes-fl.gov/que-siga-la-tradicion/

Que Siga La Tradición

About: The legacy of volunteer Guido H. Inguanzo is captured in a mural dedicated to his passion for culture and the game he loved, dominoes. Created by local artist Grisell Gajano, the mural beautifully portrays a vivid image of a man holding a white flower extending his hand to a child who reaches out framed by red roses and vines with thorns. Surrounding the central image are painted dominoes.

Artist: Grisell Gajano

Location: Roberto Alonso Community Center Courtyard

Press:

https://www.miamilakes-fl.gov/floating-cloud/

Floating Cloud

About: The sculpture is a colorful, suspended installation with an oval shape that become a 3-dimensional multicolored painting. Energetic yellow and red hues make the sculpture the center’s visual highlight. The dynamic interplay of colors, shapes, and lighting will captivate visitors, adding a touch of artistic flair to the center’s landscape.

Artist: Hans Feyerabend

Location: Youth Center

Press:

https://www.miamilakes-fl.gov/our-community/visitors-guide/public-art/v-is-for-veterans-2/

V is for Veterans

About: “V is for Veterans” is an sculpture in honor of all five branches of the United States military: the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.

Artist: Stephanie Jaffe Werner

Location: Town Hall, 6601 Main Street, Miami Lakes, FL 33014

Press:

  • Miami Lakes Will Unveil Statue That Honors Military Veterans, Miami Herald
  • New Veterans Memorial unveiled at Town Hall, The Miami Laker
  • Veteran’s Memorial unveiled at front of Miami Lakes Government Center, The Miami Laker
https://www.miamilakes-fl.gov/maddens-hammock/

Maddens Hammocks Artifacts

About: Archaeological Site

Artist: Spanish Colonial Period and Native American Artifacts found during archaeological excavations

Location: Miami Lakes Drive and NW 87th Avenue, Miami Lakes

Press:

  • Miami Lakes To Unveil Indian Artifacts, CBS News
  • Madden’s Hammock artifacts display opens at Town Hall, The Miami Laker
  • Maddens Hammock’s 60 Year Battle for Historical Preservation, Sutori

Related Documents:

  • Madden’s Hammock Archaeological Zone, PDF
https://www.miamilakes-fl.gov/vet-memorial-racc/

Veterans Memorial

About: Miami Lakes has a unique indoor veterans memorial located at the Roberto Alonso Community Center. The memorial is a 50-foot-long mural that features a combination of two digitized paintings of military scenes throughout U.S. history, wood carvings, stained glass, and hand-made glass mosaics molded from leaves of Miami Lakes’ trees. The centerpiece of the artwork consists of the seals from each of the US military service branches and the POW/MIA seal. The memorial was inaugurated on Memorial Day of 2011.

Artist: Alfred Darmanin and Michelle Stecco

Location: Roberto Alonso Community Center