518-Unit Apartment Tower Moves Forward With Planning, Permitting

Overtown’s Block 45 tower is moving forward with the planning and permitting process.

The 36-story tower has already been approved by City of Miami Planners, with approval granted in January 2020.

The plans have now been submitted to Miami-Dade County planners, with documents filed earlier this week.

There have been no changes from the plans already approved by the city, except for modifications to the garage screen material, and inclusion of twenty percent of required parking as electric vehicle charger-ready spaces.

Administrative Site Plan Review by county planners is required, since the property was added to the Historic Overtown/Lyric Theatre Station Subzone of the County’s Rapid Transit Zone District in December 2019.

County building records also show that a dry run construction permit for the property was submitted in late April 2022.

Block 45 is planned to include:

  • 518 multifamily units (including 98 micro-units)
  • 24,865 square feet of retail
  • 605 parking spaces

Atlantic Pacific Communities is the developer. Corwil is the architect.

 

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Melo is sigma and chad
3 months ago

About time its moved forward, excellent infill for south overtown

Yeet
3 months ago

Awesome! This building is so needed in that area! It will look great!

Anonymous
3 months ago

Overtown is stepping it up❤️

Anonymous
3 months ago

beautiful design and fits in to the grand plan of overtown renewel process….in a few years this will be a dynamic part of downtown…especially with areas under the new highway similar to underline

Anonymous
3 months ago

I would love to see Overtown become the next Wyndwood but with an elegant Jazz/Blues vibe. It would be something new for Miami for sure.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Here’s some affordable housing for you guys. Can we stop the constant bitching about new luxury condos now?

Not Anonymous
3 months ago

I agree. Either way, it is proven that any housing relives stress, especially since the costumers that buy new luxury housing are costumers that would’ve otherwise bought existing apartments and priced out other people.

Melo is sigma and chad
3 months ago

Theres even more in the thousands coming online, but the whiners expect to live in eastern brickell for a discount.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Nah.. because they feel its not enough.

Anonymous Hippo
3 months ago

What a shitty attitude…

Anonymous
3 months ago

I agree. The affordable housing brigade is always complaining and never satisfied. Very shitty attitude indeed.

Joe CARollo
3 months ago

Fiu put out a study showing there’s a 10k affordable housing shortage so while 518 units are great there’s plenty more needed. You and I may not be feeling it as much, but there’s thousands of people getting priced out of Miami.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Overtown is the future, if you haven’t purchased land there already, you lack vision!

Anonymous
3 months ago

Where’s your Overtown land holding located at? Asking for my dog walker.

Bob
3 months ago

Classic

Anonymous
3 months ago

You sound more like a cat person

Stevie Wondervision
3 months ago

stop sniffing cat urine

Three OH Five
3 months ago

I need to take a deuce bro! Where’s your land??

Joe CARollo
3 months ago

Overtown finally getting theirs..

Anonymous
3 months ago

This area is rapidly changing with all the new construction. It seems like this is one of the last available lots on a major downtown intersection.

m m
3 months ago

Would love to see this go up Still bummed about Miami Station. Need more development in this area – it is largely blighted

Super sesual
3 months ago

Beautiful design. Much better than the typical cereal box.

Anonymous
3 months ago

As prices stand now, if you can afford an electric car you won’t be living there even if 20% of the parking is reserved for EVs.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Solid looking tower. More like this in West Brickell, and Edgewater inland from the bay, please.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Yes! Down with empty surface parking lots!

anonymous
3 months ago

Another giant hulking parking garage at the base. barf

Anonymous
3 months ago

What idea do you have on where people should park?

Anonymous
3 months ago

Yep, and what looks like patches of hay to cover it. Honestly, it would look better exposed, a major oversight caused by Miami21.

Ciparoo
3 months ago

Way too much parking!!!!!! Not gonna complain about the design (“well then why don’t u design something blah blah blah”) but seriously if u can’t have less parking in this location…

Anonymous
3 months ago

Still better than that clutter balcony-faced box known as Soleste Grand Central.

Ciparoo
3 months ago

Yeah I mean it’s fine whatever. But the parking. Too much parking.

Anonymous
3 months ago

When you drive to where ever you’re going and find a convenient spot to park you car, I bet you don’t think “Too much parking” here.

420
3 months ago

crack condo

Mike Brady
3 months ago

Hideous. Like some sort of bad, cheap 1970s design.

Super sesual
3 months ago

You’re on drugs. This thing is classy.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Empty weed and trash covered lots are beautiful to him.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Ugly tower, looks like some 1970s monstrosity.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Face it, guys like you will never be pleased with any design.

Azymous
3 months ago

Missoni Baia is beautiful

Anonymous
3 months ago

yes yes it is ……simplicity….but beautiful in its simplicity

Anonymous
3 months ago

LOL Missoni Baia is a boring 1960s-style glass box with an ugly west facade rearing its end to the city. At least this tower has arches and variety of materials.

Azure
3 months ago

That looks horrible. Like it belongs in Vegas but the crappy part.

Anonymous
3 months ago

I azure your design would be better

Anonymous
3 months ago

Hahaha. I see what you did there

Anonymous
3 months ago

Stop gentrifying Overtown!

Anonymous
3 months ago

Shut up

Anonymous
3 months ago

It needs much MORE gentrification, not less.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Gentrification is good!

Anonymous
3 months ago

Its what they need to do to Little Havana.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Its replacing an empty surface parking lot……

Pájaro Nalgon
3 months ago

What do you advice to do instead?