Already Under Construction, Art Plaza Gets FAA Approval

Art Plaza has been approved by the FAA.

The twin-tower project will be allowed to be built at a height of 360 feet above ground, or 373 feet above sea level, the agency ruled on May 29.

Developer Melo Group submitted plans for the towers to the FAA on December 6, 2017, and review took about six months.

Construction began in November 2017.

Also approved yesterday were three construction cranes for the Art Plaza site (which have already been installed). They are permitted to max out at 509 feet, 454 feet, and 414 feet above ground.

 

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Anonymous
3 years ago

“Developer Melo Group submitted plans for the towers to the FAA on December 6, 2017, and review took about six months. Construction began in November 2017”
– And this is how it’s done. Are you reading this little man Mana. Take some notes maybe you will learn something.

Anonymous
3 years ago

>Mana.
>Implying he intends to build.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Look at those nice wide streets.

Perfect for a bike lane in each direction.

Come on City, put down the paint.

Show some courage.

Anonymous
3 years ago

So, you want the city to encourage you to get ran over?

Anonymous
3 years ago

LOL, I was thinking the same thing. I will bike up north but I would never – ever bike in Miami.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Yeah… look at the down votes I got because some people don’t like what I said. But if they didn’t ignore the news recently about people getting killed by cars while riding their bicycles in the streets of Miami, they would feel and think just like you.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Source?

Anonymous
3 years ago

Why don’t you Google Christophe Le Canne and Walter Reyes, Keyes CFO. I did not know Christophe but I knew Walter and he got killed on his bike by a drunk driver in Miami. There is your Source – Jerk!

Anonymous
3 years ago

When will Gloria Estefan party tower be built, haven’t heard about it in two years.

Miami Hurricane
3 years ago

I wonder if the financial backers were waiting on Genting to break ground. The area still needs a major fill in to justify constructing a structure that intends to get substantial revenue from what would be primo-parking with stable year round demand.

Squirming Coil
3 years ago

That Estefan tower announcement & rendering was an attempt to flip the land. In the entertainment industry, it’s called selling a show in the trades.

Anonymous
3 years ago

If that’s the case, I hope a real developer buys the land and puts up a residential building.. once forgotten this area will be quite populated with locals in a few years.. near everything and with easy access to Metromover.

Anonymous
3 years ago

I wish Melo Group would of been the developer of One Bayfront Plaza and One Brickell City Center. At least we would see construction starting by now.

Anonymous
3 years ago

??? they have no idea how to build that stuff. Look at their box apartments that you guys cum over because they rush it

Anonymous
3 years ago

No one “cums” over the looks of Melo’s apartments, we’re just giving them kudos for being one of the first developers who finally decided to put something on some of those god awful looking empty lots and this once depressing looking area.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Maybe you are the one doing that, projection much?
As a millennial, I am just glad someone is building something I can afford. Hell, it beats driving over an hour back and forth everyday. I will take their box apartments any day.

Miami Hurricane
3 years ago

Think about it this way. When people visit Rio de Janeiro, people don’t gush over every apartment building in Copa or Ipanema. However, someone built them and now there is a powerful urban populus.

Anonymous
3 years ago

When people visit Rio de Janeiro, people are busy avoiding getting mugged on every other, block or sick from the water.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Water in Rio is 10X better than the water here in South Florida.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Exactly! I prefer quality over quantity.

Anonymous
3 years ago

F the FAA

Anonymous
3 years ago

I agree. Six months to review the height of these two buildings when just a couple of blocks east of them we see buildings much taller?

The heck with it, why not just turn the FAA into the city’s new zoning department.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Seriously. Who is slower – the FAA or the Zoning Administrator in the City of Miami?

Anonymous
3 years ago

Well in that case, I guess making the FAA the city’s new zoning department actually wouldn’t make a difference.

Anonymous
3 years ago

A quick aerial view of this area demonstrates the sheer potential of it and how unnecessarily long these “land bankers” have been holding it back.

Anonymous
3 years ago

I’m not the type to complain about traffic, I love new development. Can you imagine the congestion in this area in a few years? All the new development with no infrastructure, mean one lane road. Even with mass transit it’s going to be a nightmare in a few years to come.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Well if makes you that uneasy, stay away from it.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Would an expressway from building to building make you happy?

Anonymous
3 years ago

lol

Anonymous
3 years ago

I’ll second that lol……….

Anonymous
3 years ago

LOL .. keeping it going!

Anonymous
3 years ago

It’ll be fine as one lane.

Just give people an option to ride bikes, walk and take transit.

Anonymous #753000
3 years ago

Density is the whole point, and if done right with mix-use projects including food, retail, and services like haircuts and gyms, it reduces the need to drive elsewhere not to mention the metro mover is right next door. Melo is introducing much needed inventory in a soon to be much desired location – if you don’t like it simply don’t go near it. Would you prefer to bring back that shady bodega instead?

Anonymous
3 years ago

Yes, traffic will be the big issue in Miami soon. The city is not prepared for so many cars, specially in Down the Down town and Esgewater area. Not having reliable public transportation has created this issue. For those who laugh about this, soon will not be lauging any more.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Yeah man… this city is so fortunate to have you around to warn everyone about it’s future.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Do you read your post before posting? Spell check?