3-Year-Old Building In Edgewater/Wynwood Area To Be Demolished For 18-Story Tower

Miami’s Wynwood and Edgewater areas are growing so fast that a developer is planning to demolish a building that is just three years old, according to the SFBJ.

Heritage Equities just closed on the purchase of the Midas auto parts store at 2140 Northeast Second Avenue, which was completed in 2019.

The developer told the website that they are working on plans to demolish the store and replace it with an 18-story tower, saying that a lot has changed in the past three years.

The new building is being designed by architect Zyscovich.

It will include between 120 and 160 apartments, along with amenities and co-working space.

Construction is expected to begin quickly, with either a late summer or early fall 2022 groundbreaking date.

 

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Azarius
3 months ago

Much Needed infill in this area. We need more development on NE 2nd Ave

Azarius
3 months ago

Should really help it’s right next to Melo development and Krushers on 20th

Azarius
3 months ago

The dead end streets on the west on NW 2nd Ave, should have affordable housing with cross walks to go over the train to Miami Ave

Anonymous
3 months ago

NE 2nd Ave*

Elpit Onaso
3 months ago

Hell no. I think they should build luxury townhouses. Dead end means no traffic and quiet streets.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Quiet. Just like a train going by your house every 20 minutes.

Not Anonymous
3 months ago

It looks a lot like the project at Douglas

Anonymous
3 months ago

Except without that ugly stair effect with the windows.

Anonymous
3 months ago

this tower will be built next to urban 22 a melo project that is under construction so this area will be getting some density

Melo is sigma and chad
3 months ago

Yeah and hopefully those other empty lots on 2nd ave get some tower. Behind the old Bacardi building are two massive lots.

Anonymous
3 months ago

it looks like Melo bought more land around this area, the lot across the cemetery has The melo sign on the fence.

Anonymous
3 months ago

the corner just behind the Braman service building on 21st is also going to be getting a apartment tower (Wyndwood 21)

Anonymous
3 months ago

I hope they move the power cables underground on 2nd Ave around Wynwood/Edgewater. The sidewalks are very narrow, and the power cables look horrible, especially with higher buildings.

Anonymous
3 months ago

I hope all the outside clubs go inside.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Interesting they’d choose that site with the vacant lots nearby, but ok.

Azarius
3 months ago

Land holders

Anonymous
3 months ago

Sign of the times

Anonymous
3 months ago

18-story tower is the perfect size. We need more small buildings. 👍🏼

Anonymous
3 months ago

Hear-hear!

Anonymous
3 months ago

“We need?”

Anyway, what’s a “small building” compared to what you think is a “big building?”

Anonymous
3 months ago

obviously have not lived through the terror of the poorly executed evictions and demolishing of affordable lowrise buildings for giant dick 100 story buildings requiring FAA clearance along the water.

Anonymous
3 months ago

^ illogical or incorrect answer.

Anonymous
3 months ago

I like the design of this building.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Did we already run out of empty parking lots???

Anonymous
3 months ago

Whatever land you see anywhere in Miami is either owned by someone, the city, or county.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Yeah ok but isn’t cheaper to buy an empty land than one with a brand new building on it you will need to destroy first?

Anonymous
3 months ago

I imagine it could be cheaper to buy empty land if you can find someone who will sell it to you. A Midas doesn’t belong on N.E. 2nd Ave. anymore. Of course, I’ll be eating my words when my car needs maintenance!

Anonymous
3 months ago

Not necessarily

Melo is sigma and chad
3 months ago

No wonder that Midas was closed and this next to Melos tower they’re building

Anonymous
3 months ago

Three years?.. okay, I now believe that story about Midas who turned everything into gold when he touched it.

Principality of Miami
3 months ago

Miami = leaving every other American city in the dust. YOLO !!!

Fern
3 months ago

Now that’s an attention grabbing headline

Anonymous
3 months ago

I’m loving the Neo-Traditional industrial look. It’s the perfect fit or Wynwood. Far better than Apple Store meets hospital parking garage look of so many new buildings. Let’s hope the design stays and balconies are kept lined up (talking to you Related with that one project where it ruined the whole thing).

Europe
3 months ago

Wow. The US is probably the most wasteful country in the world. Period.

Anonymous
3 months ago

I don’t disagree with you there. But this is still good news. We need more housing, not single story commercial buildings.

Statler & Waldorf
3 months ago

It is. But Europe is very close. Rather than argue about wastefulness, let’s be friends and spend a day. We can put on some suspiciously cheap garments from Sweden’s H&M, take a ride in a German diesel and have fun buying disposable furniture at IKEA. Later, we can enjoy that foie gras from France on my Italian yacht which, by the way, gets an amazing .5 miles per gallon at 20 knots. Sweet!

Trust me, being in America will feel just like home.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Not really, when “taxpayer” buildings in Tokyo and Frankfurt are demolished for larger redevelopments, and considering the real estate market in South Florida at the moment…

Anonymous
3 months ago

They should ban all the new constructions of free standings commercial buildings in Miami urban core for good.

Anonymous
3 months ago

And why is that?

Anonymous
3 months ago

Because I’m broke

Anonymous
3 months ago

If you don’t like development, there are plenty of shitty fly-over states to choose from.

Anonymous
3 months ago

I thought airplanes were bad, unless it’s a Learjet to a climate change conference.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Sure.. people should by go horse and buggy to a climate change conference.

Anonymous
3 months ago

That means there will be a lot people living in tents like you…