In 2013, Miami-Dade Housing Authority commissioned Xavier Cortada to create public artworks for Dante Fascell Apartments in Allapattah. The low-income senior living complex, renovated in 2012, was named after Rep. Dante Fascell who championed the creation of Biscayne National Park in the 1960s.
Dante Fascell Apartments, Miami, FL
Miami-Dade Housing Authority
Xavier Cortada, “Entangled,” hand-painted ceramic tile, 40″ x 60″, Dante Fascell Apartments (Miami-Dade Housing Authority), Miami, FL, 2013
Xavier Cortada, “Mangrove Cove,” ceramic and glass mosaic, 8′ x 50′ x 1″, Dante Fascell Apartments (Miami-Dade Housing Authority), Miami, FL, 2013