Developer Applies To Install Construction Cranes For 60-Story Hamilton In Edgewater

An application has been submitted requesting approval to install construction cranes at an Edgewater site where a 60-story tower is planned.

Two cranes are planned to rise to a height of 757  and 759 feet above ground, with both at 761 feet above sea level, according to an August 2 filing with the Federal Aviation Administration.

Developer Aimco also filed plans August 5 with Miami-Dade’s DERM, which oversees environmental review. According to the filing, a seawall at the property is planned to be rebuilt.

The 60-story apartment building will become part of a three-tower complex known as the Hamilton.

The first tower is a gut-renovation of the apartment building formerly known as Hamilton on the Bay.

Aimco said this week that the first tenants in the renovated building will begin moving in this month. As of July 31, 61 units were leased or pre-leased at rental rates more than 20% ahead of underwriting, the company told investors.

The second tower is where the new cranes will be installed. It is expected to begin construction in 2023, with 241 apartments in a 650-foot tower.

The third tower is planned to rise 42 stories, or 497 feet above ground.

On the same block, the developer has previously said it would collaborate on another project with Beitel Group at 3333 Biscayne, where over 600 units were being planned.

 


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Name*
1 month ago

The design panel rejected this building but not sure why. I think it’s quite nice.

Anonymous
1 month ago

i think it was rejected in its present form due to loading dock egress the developer is working on making it work better

MiamiArchi
1 month ago

If I remember correctly, they rejected it because the ground level parking / queueing / valet for the restaurant was a mess. Think they told them they had to dedicate more space to the ground floor to those issues to prevent the street from becoming a disaster.

Anonymous
1 month ago

youre correct….i thought it was loading dock

Name*
1 month ago

Thank you for clarifying. Glad to see it’s more of a technical issue than aesthetic.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Amazing how the UDRB didn’t reject Related/Arquitectonica’s cereal boxes with parking garages taking up entire blocks behind, ruining street interaction, but when another developer makes a more compact development with a tower of classy stone, it’s apparently rejected over circulation…

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s a quite elegant tower!

Yet Another Anonymous
1 month ago

If cranes are consistently allowed to rise 100 ft above the building height, could all the height zones be increased by a hundred feet if they find a way to not have the cranes go any higher for the top bit. Maybe more camera systems or a differently placed cabin.

Melo, a true giga chad
1 month ago

Good point.

Lenny
1 month ago

Not really…
Not that I’m an expert, but I’d bet the experts would say that radar and navigation systems would see a steel crane and a concrete tower differently. Especially when aircraft are climbing out from a runway.

Safety first.

Anonymous
1 month ago

So then how would these 100ft taller buildings be built, with a 100ft taller crane? An endless cycle of raising height limits.

Melo is sigma and chad
1 month ago

Good, Now wish for Edgewater towers to be built closer to biscayne blvd now

dj milligrams
1 month ago

playing sim city again???

Alcoholiotic
1 month ago

lol…

anonymous
1 month ago

Show us the back, facing west. Will it be like nearly every other building with exposed emergency cat walks and lights at night?

Anon
1 month ago

Third picture shows the back

Anonymous
1 month ago

nice building… at least is not another high-rise wall facing the water.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The correct word to use is “its,”not “is.”

board
1 month ago

great job Aimco!

Anonymous but Famous
1 month ago

Wait! Is that the parking structure next to the bay? It IS the parking structure next to the bay! Have we gone stark raving mad?

Anonymous
1 month ago

“Have WE” gone stark raving mad?”

Name*
1 month ago

Are we looking at the same rendering? The parking structure is behind the tower not on the Bay. That would be really really dumb.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Looks like a nice building, hope they extend Metromover so that it doesn’t worsen traffic up there.

pork rinds
1 month ago

the jets coming to and fro to MIA that fly every tow or three minutes will drive anybody on those precious ,over priced upper floors nuts…i had a friend who lived in a small apt on 35th street right there and the noise was pretty bad…oh but wait its only gonna be half occupied anyway..

Checo
1 month ago

Was your friend so negatively impacted that he could not formulate sentences with proper capitalization?
I lived in the PH of a condo building on the flight path, and I absolutely loved it. My young child loved to identify the aircraft and the sunrises over the bay and the ocean are amazing.

I’m a HUGE fan of pork rinds…they are delicious. But if you are going to appropriate that handle, please appropriate the attitude and energy that pork rinds should bring to the world!

Anonymous
1 month ago

I think noise from planes is a problem further west, like west of the baseball stadium on 17th avenue. I see them flying overhead by the Mount Sinai area, 3 miles east of Biscayne Blvd and can’t hear any engine noise. 800 feet up, not sure.

anonymous
1 month ago

what’s so nice about this building? it is no different than any other in the picture.
BORING!!! waste of waterfront.

Anonymous
1 month ago

What’samatter?.. it takes a building’s looks to gin up excitement in your life?