The board voted 5-3 against protecting the building Monday. The newspaper is moving to the former headquarters of the U.S. Southern Command in suburban Doral next year.
“It's an old building,” said longtime Miami resident Calvin Williams. “It’s time for a change.”
Williams told Local 10’s Baron James he claims a stake in the newspaper’s storied history.
“The Herald was good when I was a shorty,” said Williams. “I used to throw newspapers for them.”
The Herald's parent company sold its downtown property to the Genting Group for $236 million in 2011. Genting has proposed building a resort with a casino at the site...
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