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
19 hours 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
14 hours ago

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

Anonymous
19 hours ago

Nice!

Anonymous
19 hours ago

Nice!

Anonymous
14 hours ago

Nice!

Anonymous
14 hours ago

Nice!

Anonymous
14 hours ago

Nice!

Anonymous
12 hours ago

Nice!

Anonymous
12 hours ago

F…ed up!

Anonymous
13 minutes ago

Nice!

Anonymous
34 seconds ago

Nice?

Anonymous
19 hours ago

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

Anonymous
19 hours ago

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

Anonymous
19 hours 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
17 hours ago

great – we’ll get on that right away!

Anonymous
14 hours ago

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

Anonymous
17 hours 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
17 hours ago

Lady Bird Lake, that is.

Anonymous
18 hours ago

One pic? I’d it hard to take 2 or 3?

Azarius
19 hours 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
19 hours ago

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

Anonymous
17 hours ago

omg i can’t imagine

Anonymous
17 hours ago

that’s a hot and sticky walk

Anonymous
14 hours ago

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

Anonymous
9 hours ago

I think you might be in a wheelchair by then.

Anonymous
18 hours 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
16 hours ago

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

Anonymous
14 hours 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
17 hours 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
17 hours ago

ya think?

Anonymous
17 hours ago

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

Anonymous
16 hours 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
14 hours ago

Well said.

Anonymous
6 hours ago

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