29-Story 17th Street Apartment Tower Submitted To The FAA At 370 Feet Above Ground

A 29-story apartment tower near downtown Miami and Wynwood has been submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration for review.

17th Street Tower will rise 370 feet above ground, or around 380 to 390 feet above sea level, the application states.

Construction is estimated to begin in February 2020 and be complete by June 2022, according to the filing.

The project is planned to be built next to the recently completed Canvas condo tower. Around 467 deeds have been recorded at the 512-unit Canvas since the beginning of this year.

17th Street Tower will include 4,500 square feet commercial or retail space on the ground floor, with a garage of 224 parking spaces above that. The tower will have 252 rental apartments, with four floors of office totaling 38,307 square feet of space at the top.

NR Investments, which built Canvas, is the developer. Zyscovich is the architect.

 

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Anonymous

If it’s shorter than the building right next door, what does the FAA have to review?

Anonymous

the curvature of the earth

Anonymous

Their bank account.

Anonymous

Here is a little story, my company sold a few units at Canvas and I was there when one of their representatives assured one of my clients that his view would NOT be obstructed for years and years to come. After we got back to my office I told him to disregard that, if you buy anything in Miami, unless it is next to water, the view will be obstructed sooner that you think. So when I opened this article I was not surprised at all. He is facing West, so he is good for now, but I would not be surprised if next month another building gets approved across the street. This area is going to be as dense as Brickell by the 2030s, no doubt.

Anonymous

hell yes. All Brickell everything.

Anonymous

A little research, due diligence would be nice for your clients.

It’s pretty obvious that neighborhood will fill up with towers and block some views.

Anonymous

Their diligence should be done by the agent who is getting paid by helping them find a place. On the other hand common sense should tell everyone that views are only temporary when living in Downtown.

Anonymous

Yeah, the people with the cemetary view are fine, but the people with the cement factory/Overtown view must be pissed.

Anonymous

Awesome infill to the area.

Anonymous

I’d be very pissed if i bought one of those Canvas apartments facing this new thing…

Anonymous

who cares

Anonymous

Should you trust a developer that blocks your view a year later?

Anonymous

Why not? You have to be a fool not to know that when you buy an urban infill building you dont get open views.
I suspect that the 467 buyers knew what they were getting into when they bought here.

marc

Why does it look so much shorter than Canvas in that one render? Canvas is 400′ tall.

Anonymous

It’s just a rendering so who cares.

Anonymous

To think people go to school for this and make it a profession. Do it correctly or change careers.

Anonymous

If this concerns you so much, write the developer and tell him how much this upsets you.

geezzz some people need to get a life….

Anonymous

right? geez the people on this forum

Anonymous

I don’t see this aging well

Anonymous

Does Metromover go there?

Anonymous

Do you need glasses?

Anonymous

Does anyone know what will happen to the large free space north of the tower?

Anonymous

Owned by Richard Muerelo (the same people) who also owns the shuttered Deauville Hotel on Miami beach facing lawsuits, etc over that. so….. who knows. 😉

Anonymous

Idk if it’s ever mentioned but that would be a great site for Mas and his soccer stadium projects.

Anonymous

the person/company that was going to develop on it got sued or went bankrupt a year ago, so not sure now.

Anonymous

The cemetary? Or the often failed land next to cemetary?
Eventually, it will be successfully developed.

Anonymous

Love the common areas

Anonymous

The tower itself is decent, but the parking podium sucks. Canvas is better, and it isn’t covered in random crap.

Anonymous

A woman made this? Good work

Anonymous

Another giant car centric development. Miami cementing its dependence on cars.

Anonymous

Will people like you who don’t and won’t take a dime of your money and build anything just STHU for once!!!

Anonymous

right!! It’s laughable of the commeters on this site think they know more than the developers building these apartment buildings..

Anonymous

Just ignore the #Trolls

Anonymous

Miami will always be a car culture.

Anonymous

The United States of America will always have cars and be car culture, because cars are big business so they won’t be disappearing anytime soon.

Anonymous

vroom vroom

Anonymous

Unfortunately

Anonymous

Good. I like my car and car centric cities- with good roads and highways (which car owners pay via taxes)- they allow for independence and create countess jobs (dealers, mechanics, road workers, tow trucks, valets, car washers, gas stations, etc.)

I want mass transit too but stop hating on cars.

Anonymous

Car centric cities equal obesity epidemic.

Anonymous

yes – drive thru at McDonalds gets me all the time… i have a belly now thanks to moving to Miami and having to drive.

Anonymous

Sorry your a lousy eater and can’t make time to exercise or play a sport.

Anonymous

Or to eat right

Anonymous

“Car centric cities equal obesity epidemic”

Really?.. and all this time I thought it was eating too much of the wrong food….

Anonymous

Na I drive everywhere and have 7% body fat 😘

Anonymous

I don’t know how anyone enjoys driving in Miami, its the biggest nightmare and honestly just makes you hate your neighbors #carscausehate

Anonymous

The impediment to Miami becoming a more transit centric city isn’t lots of parking; it’s lack of good transit. Fail to include enough parking in one of these buildings and people will just Uber everywhere – or pick a building that has it. Got to induce a transit-centric lifestyle with more infill and better transit options first.

Anonymous

Just get on a free trolley and call it a day.

Anonymous

And get to work late every day and not know the time I get back home

Anonymous

When is that arriving again? Where? Oh right they’re not reliable at all because they’re cheap stopgap solutions

Anonymous

Doesn’t uber use cars? Its basically a taxi cab with a fancy name. Why would I want to have a stranger come to my home address to give me a ride on the same crowded highways when I am much safer driving myself free of charge with the freedom to travel wherever and whenever I choose? Nothing against good rapid transit, but uber, lift, and the like is not it.

Anonymous

Why should developers stop making garages when the rail system doesn’t connect large portions of South Florida.

Anonymous

exactly – they build it for demand. not for a few readers here who don’t like it

Anonymous

Forget it.. most of the people on this site who complain about these new projects with parking have a parking spot or spots to park in where they live. They’re just whining just for the sake of whining.

Anonymous

yes but at least the cars will be underwater and not the units

Anonymous

The parking podiums aren’t going to help anyone when they have to leave their buildings, unless we get flying cars – in which case only the residents of Panorama are good.

Anonymous

These buildings are built for people. People have bank accounts, 1st, Last, and security deposits.
Cars do not.
So think more deeply. Try this….
“Another giant development for people who are different than I am, who demand to have space for their car.”

Consider, that some people have small children, and use their cars when traveling to the emergency room, school, soccer, Abuela’s house, etc.
If a person has the means to do so, they generally prefer the freedom and liberty to have their own vehicle.

Some people either do not have the means to afford their own car, have all the time in the world to rely on public transportation, OR, find it morally superior to advocate against buildings that provide parking for PEOPLE. Either way, it is fine. Just please spare the pixels, and stop posting about people who can afford cars and the developers who market to those people.