189-Unit Apartment Building That Is Replacing Wynwood Yard Is Now Rising

An apartment development on the former Wynwood Yard site is now rising.

Developer Lennar is building the project with a $45 million construction loan.

The 11-story building is called Wynwood Green and will include:

  • 189 apartments
  • 324 parking spaces
  • 16,768 square feet of commercial

Only 8 stories are permitted on the property, but the developer obtained an increase to 11 stories (and 146 feet) by contributing to the Wynwood Public Benefits Fund.

Dorsky Yue of Fort Lauderdale is the architect.

 

(Photos: Aaron DeMayo)

 

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Anonymous
4 months ago

TNM helps me get through the work day!

Anonymous G
4 months ago

Agreed! I look forward to the articles at 1pm.

J.
4 months ago

Noon if they wake up on time! Poor things. Such an ungodly hour!

Azarius
4 months ago

I really like this building and the height! This is perfect for the Wynwood area and we need more like it

Anonymous G
4 months ago

Yes! I agree with you!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Agree.. fits the neighborhood

Anonymous
4 months ago

I agree with your agreement..

Anonymous
4 months ago

More of these beautiful type apartment buildings in Wynwood!

Azarius
4 months ago

The photos really shows downtown potential

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yes it does.. and it shows some of the sheer amount of land that can be developed.

Anonymous G
4 months ago

Like the other comments we for sure need more of these types of buildings in Wynwood. Crazy how much potential there is in the Miami area. 10- 15 years from now you won’t be able to recognize this area.

One of the crane operators on this site use to be on my site before we took the crane down!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Is he the only who always posts on onlyindade ?

Anonymous G
4 months ago

He was on my site for awhile. Took my crane down. I know he goes all over South Florida for his company. But the guy I am taking about is older and definitely isn’t on Instagram lol

Anonymous
4 months ago

A lot of Cranes in Wynwood…

Anonymous
4 months ago

Hope to see many more in the future.

Anonymous G
4 months ago

We will see more for sure. I know PMG has an apartment they are wanting to build, Related and many others wanting to build in Wynwood.

Dan
4 months ago

Mana has that huge masterplan too. We’ll see if it ends up happening.

Anonymous
4 months ago

so many good projects in Miami, it’s too bad our expressways are so dirty as well as some streets. we need to pressure DBI SERVICES to keep our expressways clean. every once in a while i send them an email and they do clean the highways but we need to contact them more often if we don’t do it they will never clean the expressways. i don’t want to be the only one emailing them all the time, so TNM readers please help me out on this issue and go to DBISERVICES.COM and leave them a message telling them to clean our expressways more often

Anonymous
4 months ago

only 8 stories allowed, but with bribes they can increase as much as they want 🙂

Anonymous
4 months ago

Okayyyy.. whatever it takes….

Anonymous
4 months ago

Very Miami looking.
Looks great!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yaaas! Keep on building!

Anonymous
4 months ago

There also construction on lots two blocks west of it, not sure what that project is.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Where?.. you mean Northwest or Southwest?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Love this project.
I think it’s going to be a very nice entry point to Wynwood.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yes.. right next to Related/Metro1 project.

Shawn Kouri
4 months ago

Why would Lennar get into rental apartments. They only build single-family homes and condos that people can buy. So why would they build rental apartments?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Maybe because they are a “Real Estate” company?

Azarius
4 months ago

Or they saw potential for a flip

Anonymous
4 months ago

incorrect

Anonymous
4 months ago

They have rental projects all over the country. ( from CA to CT) Separate multi-family division.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Lennar Urban Living

Anonymous
4 months ago
Anonymous
4 months ago

i guess they forgot to ask you for your consultation.

Alpina
4 months ago

So, crazy colors, patterns and murals define Wynwood??? Architects and developers are relying way too much on ‘decorating’ generic architecture and cheap construction.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Look, there are a lota, lota hispanics in Miami so get over it. At least this apartment building is a very good looking designed building and I would like to see much more like this in Wynwood.

Alpina
4 months ago

I must clarify my comment has nothing to do with Hispanics. It purely related to aesthetics.

Anonymous
4 months ago

If you haven’t noticed, a lot of structures in Wynwood are aesthetically designed with Hispanic taste in mind.

Are you new to Miami?

Anonymous
4 months ago

you mean loud bright colors and patterns that don’t match and can’t be viewed by someone with epilepsy

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yes, that’s something you’re going to have to get used to.. especially in Wynwood. Personally, I like the colors, they really matches that “Wynwood Vibe.”

Anonymous
4 months ago

oye papi

Anonymous
4 months ago

do any of you remember when Wynwood was cool? so lame to bulldoze what was cool to build apartments so then people can live in a hood with nothing cool – and then a hood that is total grungy with no amenities (grocery store, etc) to boot. Wynwood is like Ocean Drive now. Gross.

Anonymous
4 months ago

I think that is is gross when people want neighborhoods to stay paralyzed just because they deem it to be uncool to build facilities where people can live, work and play. Don’t you think that the people that live in Allapattah, Overtown or Wynwood benefit from increased investment that brings about lower crime rates, more employment and better schools with the increased tax base; all of which spills over into these blighted neighborhoods? It may be cool for you to come and visit a couple of times a week after work or on the weekends, but for those people that live in and around Wynwood are finally seeing more opportunities than there has ever been in past three decades.

I also find it telling that you refer to the area as a “hood” but yet you decry
any development efforts in the neighborhood. Neighborhoods evolve and it’s natural for those that don’t want change to protest, but I suspect that if you live in Miami you are most likely to appreciate the city as it is now rather than it was in the 1900s when it was barely marked on any maps.

Anonymous
4 months ago

i think you are right, there is a lot of foot traffic on Wynwood so that allows me to sell a lot of croquetas so i’m one of those benefiting from all this gentrification

Anonymous
4 months ago

Sarcasm and bigotry aside, what would you envision for Wynwood? A place where only a few “cool” places are allowed to operate? Would it be best for all derelict buildings and overgrown lots be left untouched? There are so many places in the US that would love to have a site like the TNM, but instead they have anemic growth and have to grapple with an ever declining tax base (I.e. Detroit).

If you want to curb development and preserve the character of a city so that it remains “cool”, look to San Francisco. Yes, many parts of San Francisco looks as it did in the early 1900s but good luck affording the average 3k rent for a 1 bedroom. I guess that is why San Francisco is not known for its croquetas, no street vendor can afford the rent…

Anonymous
4 months ago

all that homelessness makes san francisco a very cool place

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yes, how could I forget. I suppose señor vendedor de croquetas may argue they add a bohemian vibe which could definitely be cool.

Anonymous
4 months ago

“Wynwood is like Ocean Drive now. Gross.”

I don’t think Wynwood has come that far yet. And if it does get that type of Ocean Drive action, then I think it’s achieving it’s goal.