Another Section Of The Baywalk Just Opened To The Public In Edgewater

A brand new stretch of baywalk is now open to the public in Edgewater.

The new baywalk is behind the new 57-story Elysee tower, which is nearing completion as the tallest building in the area.

Developers are required to build a public baywalk when building on their property.

Existing properties are exempt from the requirement, however. That has led to a fragmented baywalk.

Related Group did make a push for a baywalk called the Biscayne Line while marketing their Edgewater developments, but there hasn’t been any progress to add a baywalk to existing properties since then.

The Elysee baywalk could soon be connected south though with a new section at the Biscayne 21 condo, which is expected to be redeveloped.

 

(photo: Ryan RC Rea)

 

 

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Anonymous
5 months ago

while im grateful that another piece of baywalk is born the fact that it has remained fragmented and unusable is so typical of miami…..this would never be the case anywhere else

Anonymous
5 months ago

I could not agree more. I don’t get it. Fragmented baywalk, what are we supposed to do?
hop, skip, jump???

Anonymous
5 months ago

Nice!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Nice!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Nice!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Nice!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Nice!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Nice!

Anonymous
5 months ago

F…ed up!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Nice!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Nice?

Anonymous
5 months ago

Excellent!! Planning to walk by this weekend. Residents and tourists alike deserve connected public walk ways on the bay and the river!!

Anonymous
5 months ago

This is so much better than what it was five years ago

Anonymous
5 months ago

Stunning tower.
Edgewater needs a mix of utility buildings along Biscayne Blvd.
Office tower, hotels, museum….
It should be THE avenue to enter downtown.

Anonymous
5 months ago

great – we’ll get on that right away!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Also, less ugly cigarette box buildings and parking garages spanning entire blocks.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Not good enough. There’s no way the Baywalk is ever going to be complete.

Why doesn’t the government get creative and build sections of the Baywalk out over the water instead of waiting for all of those parcels to get redeveloped?

A great example is in Austin Texas with the biking/running trail that is elevated over the lake.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Lady Bird Lake, that is.

Anonymous
5 months ago

One pic? I’d it hard to take 2 or 3?

Azarius
5 months ago

Can’t wait to be able to walk from the Design District to Una via a baywalk!! I know it’s a long time coming but it can done!

Azarius
5 months ago

Imagine when the bay walk connects to the new parks under 395 and underline

Anonymous
5 months ago

omg i can’t imagine

Anonymous
5 months ago

that’s a hot and sticky walk

Anonymous
5 months ago

Actually, it depends on the time of day and whether there is shade.

Anonymous
5 months ago

I think you might be in a wheelchair by then.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Been open for months. We Need the Miami Herald connection between Pace Park and Museum Park.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Why is there no story on island bay and the fact that once that gets built and those ugly apartment buildings that are creating the fragmented baywalk get torn down, the bay walk will go from the park all the way past missoni.

Anonymous
5 months ago

yes by 2030. it should get another extension when missoni baia is completed and Melo builds its twin towers.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Island bay supposed to start this year. So more like 2023 will be completed. 2-3 years from completed at least from pace park to icon bay.

Anonymous
5 months ago

“Existing properties are exempt from the requirement, however. That has led to a fragmented baywalk.” What, changing the zoning code was impossible? I suspect money exchanged hands under the table (or behind the dais).

Anonymous
5 months ago

ya think?

Anonymous
5 months ago

Yeap, it’s odd only in new construction! Doesn’t make sense.

Anonymous
5 months ago

No. Forceably taking someone’s property is not allowed in Miami. It should not be allowed anywhere in a civilized society.

If the property owner decides to change his property substantially, then he must adhere to the zo ing on the books.

As the bay walks and greenways improve, it will incentivize owners to either redevelop or sell.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Well said.