Little Haiti activist Marleine Bastien, left, led a group of residents opposed to a proposed 22-acre redevelopment called Eastside Ridge. The massive complex of residential and commercial towers would replace the Design Place apartments on the corner of Northeast Second Avenue and Northeast 50th Street.
Little Haiti activist Marleine Bastien, left, led a group of residents opposed to a proposed 22-acre redevelopment called Eastside Ridge. The massive complex of residential and commercial towers would replace the Design Place apartments on the corner of Northeast Second Avenue and Northeast 50th Street. Joey Flechas jflechas@miamiherald.com
Little Haiti activist Marleine Bastien, left, led a group of residents opposed to a proposed 22-acre redevelopment called Eastside Ridge. The massive complex of residential and commercial towers would replace the Design Place apartments on the corner of Northeast Second Avenue and Northeast 50th Street. Joey Flechas jflechas@miamiherald.com

Little Haiti residents fear being pushed out. They're pushing back on big developments.

June 21, 2018 08:08 PM