The construction of a trolley depot at 3320 Douglas Rd. in the historically black neighborhood of the West Grove led to lawsuits, a federal complaint and a ruling by the U.S. Department of Transportation concluding that Miami and Coral Gables violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Now, Miami Commissioner Ken Russell wants the city to buy the building and turn it into a community center.
The construction of a trolley depot at 3320 Douglas Rd. in the historically black neighborhood of the West Grove led to lawsuits, a federal complaint and a ruling by the U.S. Department of Transportation concluding that Miami and Coral Gables violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Now, Miami Commissioner Ken Russell wants the city to buy the building and turn it into a community center. AL DIAZ MIAMI HERALD STAFF
The construction of a trolley depot at 3320 Douglas Rd. in the historically black neighborhood of the West Grove led to lawsuits, a federal complaint and a ruling by the U.S. Department of Transportation concluding that Miami and Coral Gables violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Now, Miami Commissioner Ken Russell wants the city to buy the building and turn it into a community center. AL DIAZ MIAMI HERALD STAFF

Miami may try to buy controversial West Grove trolley warehouse

June 04, 2016 7:00 AM