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296 Apartments Planned At Edgewater's Unity Property

296 Apartments Planned At Edgewater’s Unity Property

An apartment building is in the planning stages for Edgewater.

Mill Creek Residential has submitted a replat of the Unity on the Bay church property in Edgewater to both the city and county.

According to the documents, 296 rental apartments are planned on a portion of the property. The church building appears to be preserved.

Mill Creek representatives met with city officials earlier this year about developing the property, calling it Modera Biscayne Bay in a meeting.

 

(photo: phillip pessar)

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Anonymous
Anonymous

This area sure could use two things.

1) Reliable, mass-transit, preferably rail on dedicated ROW.
2) Bike infrastructure so residents can safely ride to/from the area.

Anonymous
Anonymous

And bikers could use one thing ( specially in Brickell Avenue ) respect the redlights if you want to be considered with cars drivers !

All those bikers don’t care When the red light are on !!!! And I feel sorry when some of them is hit by a drunk low life, BUT WHEN THEY DONT STOP ON THE RED LIGH, they don’t deserve to have the right to use a bike!!!!!

Anonymous
Anonymous

For those ciclists that don’t respect the rules and run red lights …. put them in that ugly prison on 8 street and Brickell Bay Drive named The Four Ambassadors, that’s a jail, isn’t it?

Anonymous
Anonymous

I thought MyBrickell and Centro were jails by the ugly way the windows are arranged with no order.

Anonymous
Anonymous

A lot of those bikers that don’t respect red lights in Brickell are policemen on their day off , going recklessly on their bicycles, not respecting the street stop signs or redlights

Anonymous
Anonymous

They shave their legs!! Gross

Anonymous
Anonymous

That’s one thing that drivers should actually like because it helps move traffic along instead of having to wait on a bicyclist start up at a light. That’s why it’s actually legal to treat red lights as stop signs (and stop signs as yellow lights) in some states like Ohio.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Walk, this area is a walker’s paradise — daily errands do not require a car.

Gene
Gene

Not quite.

Gene
Gene

How about a few more traffic lights in Biscayne Blvd?

Anonymous
Anonymous

I hope they include a pedestrian paseo connecting the dead end 21st street north to 22nd street. I believe this property is wide enough that Miami 21 will require it. Additionally, as part of the Baywalk, it may be a long time until Biscayne 21 Condo creates its portion of the Baywalk.

Anonymous
Anonymous

This is a nice project.. taking an seldom used parking lot, and developing luxury apartments.. but I don’t know about keeping that old church building.

Anonymous
Anonymous

I don’t think it’s the entire church buildings thst will be preserved just the small standalone structure closer to 22nd Street.

Anonymous
Anonymous

It’s just the parking lot. The historic mansion and guesthouse are safe.

Anonymous
Anonymous

The church is a beautiful mid-century modern building
KEEP IT!!!

Anonymous
Anonymous

+1

Anonymous
Anonymous

Question: does the church building require preservation?

Anonymous
Anonymous

Edgewater has a 92 Walk Score.

Anonymous
Anonymous

I’d give it a 78.

Anonymous
Anonymous

And the Four Ambassadors a -45 score!

Polo
Polo

Glad they incorporating the church into the project.

Polo
Polo

Glad they are….

Anonymous
Anonymous

What an opportunity to re-purpose the church building and pick up on it’s mid-century architecture to develop the site. Only takes a little bit of vision.

Anonymous
Anonymous

It looks like they’re doing upgrades on North Bayshore Drive to 22nd Street. With that, I hope the east portion is used as open space for Baywalk, or sold to Biscayne 21 to square off their block and potentially/eventually sell for redevelopment.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Biscayne 21 already owns a surface parking lot and tennis courts on the north side of their property.
Getting enough condo owners to agree to sell is likely a bigger impediment than land area for redevelopment.

Anonymous
Anonymous

If OKO can do it, it’s possible.

A. Nonymous
A. Nonymous

Unity has been a good neighbor, hope the church stays.