Coconut Grove, FL
Grove Garden is primarily a low rise residential complex at the southern edge of the Coconut Grove business and entertainment district. At the first level, facing the primary street, the building houses a restaurant, gourmet food and wine establishments. Major existing trees were retained and shade a small eating plaza. Entrance to the residential portion of the building is off a secondary residential street and consists of a courtyard entry with rich materials underfoot and a cacophony of plant material colors, texture and bloom.