134-Unit Residential Project Planned At 1600 Washington, Next To Lincoln Road

A ten-story mixed-use project is planned at 1600 Washington Avenue.

Former Ambassador Paul Cejas owns the property, along with the neighboring 420 Lincoln Road building.

The proposal includes a 10-story building with 134 1 and 2-bedroom residential units, averaging 1,110 square feet in size. There will also be 12,863 square feet of ground floor retail. Parking will be provided in an existing garage at 1601 Drexel Avenue.

Two buildings are on the 16,200 square-foot lot dating to 1953 and 1938. The Historic Preservation Board will need to approve.

The proposal was scheduled for review by the Planning Board on September 26, but will be deferred.

Stantec is the architect.

 

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Anonymous
4 years ago

This is what Miami needs. Smart infill.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Let’s see how the Histerical Preservation Board complicates and delay the project to save that existing worthless pile of bricks on the corner. Miami Beach is becoming almost as bad as Coal Gables to get things built.

Magazine
4 years ago

Very nice building. More residential projects are needed, there is a glut of hotel rooms. City should entice developers to build 3br, as there’s a significant shortage of that on beach

Anonymous
4 years ago

let the market dictate what is built

Anonymous
4 years ago

Quite nice for Stantec. I wish the former INS Building redevelopment and Midtown 8 were of the same quality.

Scott
4 years ago

Finally, a forward thinking developer will build a rental property in the Lincoln road corridor. Much needed.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Lincoln Road and the Beach have been waiting for another iconic-style book-end since 1111 was built. This project will be the first major step in the new Washington Avenue renaissance. I couldn’t be happier to see this.

Beachy
4 years ago

PROGRESS! Hope this gets built. Take a walk around there and you’ll know this would be a long overdue improvement to Washington Ave. And bringing more residents closer to Lincoln will likely round out the uses on Lincoln over time, which any MB resident knows needs to happen.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Great to see an appropriately scaled building that looks modern while remaining thoughtful of the historic context. I think a new rental with amenities, parking, and proximity to the beach and Lincoln Road will be a welcome addition to the area.

mitch novick
4 years ago

The HPB should reject the developers plan to demolish the 1938 structure designed by Henry Hohauser.

Anonymous
4 years ago

wrong website commie! Historic Preservation is why south beach is losing business to wynwood. It is why Ocean Drive is the embarrassment it is. The restrictive Historic Preservation rules have killed the economic development on the beach. In fact the only areas on Miami Beach where people are not afraid to invest and build in are specifically neighborhoods that are not “historically designated”. Its a disgrace that you and the other so-called preservationist go around and bully people in an attempt to sabotage their freedom, their private property rights and their economic security. Why don’t you go live in Cuba with all the other communists? they have a great historic preservation program, its called poverty!

Rigo
4 years ago

Well said.

aceraroja
4 years ago

Yeah blow up the whole Beach and build a 20 story white stucco parking garage on the entire thing. Nobody ever visited Miami for it’s gross old architecute lol

Yohan Perez
4 years ago

Too Noisy for full time living. Would have been good for a hotel though.

Anonymous
4 years ago

Just what the Beach needs. More traffic. Good one!

Rigo
4 years ago

I don’t understand why people complain so much about traffic on the beach. It’s really not that bad, and compared to anywhere on the other side of the bay it like heaven.