VIRES Fall/Winter 2018

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Bill Tuttle and Stiltsville How a landmark memorandum of understanding allowed Biscayne Bay’s coolest feature to transcend its deliciously illegitimate beginnings and become a national treasure By Zac Howard (B.A. ’14) Among the many distinct neighborhoods that make up Miami’s rich cultural heritage, from Little Havana and Liberty City to Coral Way and Coconut Grove, one stands alone – both figuratively and literally. There are no homeowners, mailboxes, cul-de-sacs or backyards. No one lives there and no one ever will. 14 Vires