449-Unit Riverside Tower Getting Construction Ready

River Tower, LLC has been finalizing details needed to start construction of a downtown Miami residential tower known as Riverside Tower.

Last month, River Tower’s Brian Campbell signed a deal to connect water and sewer to the site. The developer will pay a nearly $500,000 connection charge.

Also last month, the developer received approval to install two 435-foot construction cranes on the site.

Riverside Tower is proposed as a 449-unit project at 230 Southwest 3rd Street, in front of the City of Miami Riverside Center. It would rise 34 floors, or 360 feet.

The property had been listed for sale last year with a $16.5 million asking price, shortly after city approvals had been obtained.

Studio X Architects, headed by C. Chloe Keidaish, is the architect.

 

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Anonymous
6 years ago

Any 10 year old can do better with
A set of Legos

Grato
6 years ago

Horrible architecture

Anonymous
6 years ago

just threw up in my mouth

Anonymous
6 years ago

I normally don’t voice my opinion or comments on things but that is one butt ugly building. Zero creativity, style, panache, exuberance, originality, daring or even whimsy. How could any developer in his right mind have chosen this design? It’s beyond comprehension.

Anonymous
6 years ago

Hideous!

XVS
6 years ago

Forgettable “architecture”. Pretty good way to destroy someone’s professional reputation.

Eric
6 years ago

Looks like it was designed by someone in high school autoCAD class.

marc
6 years ago

Not going to win any design contests but it works for a rental where it’s located. This is suitable for its undesirable location tucked away between the FPL power station and I95.

Jz
6 years ago

just paint it brown

alex
6 years ago

is this a rental?

Anonymous
6 years ago

Yes, it is.

I’m happy to see this project on again. With the recent announcement of the possibility of Downtown getting high tech companies paying excellent wages, Riverside Tower will be one of the rental apartment buildings that will be sought after by the college educated youth who would otherwise skip town.

Anonymous
6 years ago

Who cares about supporting a well-rounded city? Every building has to stun this crowd of apparent architects

Funny how commenters here always want it both ways–they complain about any project that’s not starchitecture and about projects appealing to the rich. Let me get Zaha Hadid for $300/foot, Alex!

Martim
6 years ago

Please no more big-box construction. Looks terrible. How come the planning/zoning committees don’t force developers to build stuff that enhances the rental/condo environment instead of making us want to throw up?

Really???
6 years ago

Because they can’t. If you want to argue for some sort of aesthetic zoning regulation go ahead. But a developer has every right to build what is allowed by right under the current regulations. At the end of the day these are PRIVATE buildings being built on PRIVATE lots.

Anonymous
6 years ago

There are aesthetic requirements that must be met in the board review process. Obviously the boards application of those criteria in this case is questionable.

Dave
6 years ago

People need to stop it with the complaints. Judging by the location this will be a non-luxury rental building. Something the Downtown area needs more of. Its wedged between I-95 and an industrial FPL lot. Not every building needs to be a work of art. Some need to house actual people and be functional.

Dev1
6 years ago

puto is right on!!

Andrew
6 years ago

Why does everything have to be design perfection in this city? This design is probably functional. Heaven forbid!!

Anonymous
6 years ago

Is there some rule that says that “functional” building has to be aesthetically repulsive?

Anonymous
6 years ago

Well, they could have “dolled” it up, but then what do you think that would’ve done to rent prices?

Beauty does come with a price ya’no.