Arquitectonica-Designed 22-Story Co-Living Tower With Micro Units Proposed In North Beach

A 22-story tower in North Beach designed by Arquitectonica has been submitted for approval to the city of Miami Beach.

72nd & Park is the name of the development.

It is the first major proposal for the newly upzoned North Beach Town Center district.

The project is proposed to include 283 residential units along with ground floor retail and four levels of parking. Many of the units will be micro-sized and the building is being designed for co-living.

KGTC LLC, which is primarily controlled by Russell Galbut and Matis Cohen, is the developer.

Miami Beach’s Design Review Board is scheduled to review the plans in September.

 

 

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Anonymous

Seems kind of mediocre in design but more density and new space is needed in north beach

Anonymous

It’s no really that dense. It’s a pretty small tower with a giant parking podium. Plus 6 curb cuts? What the heck?

I think Arquitectonica recycled one of their midtown designs here…

Anonymous

Hyde 2.0.

Anonymous

exactly my thoughts. I hope something not bad happens to Arquitectonica that they go out of business.

Anonymous

Nothing Has been developed in this area in the past 30 years…Now the first project is proposed and the first 3 comments are complaints about parking,scale, and design…jeez!

Anonymous

Parking complaints?.. stupid.

Design?.. another Arquitectonica dud.

Anonymous

I don’t care about the parking, but if they waited 30 years, to wait a couple of more for a decent design would not hurt.

Anonymous

perfect fit for this highrise, busting neighborhood ! #NOT

Anonymous

You can just tell when Arquitectonica designed something.

Anonymous

In design, it’s called “a hand”…. a certain “style” always associated with the designer. Gehry has his computerized metal shapes, Meier has his white panels…… etc.
Arquitectonica has its developer driven massed shapes typically facing one direction and a mega parking podium.
This developer is killing the parking problem and has a four-sided building.
That said- much more successful.

Anonymous

Looks like a messy copy and paste job of Hyde Midtown.

Anonymous

This product on North Beach could be a tough sell

Anonymous

Wonder what the pricing will be like compared to same developments in the urban core

Anonymous

92 required parking spaces.
269 proposed parking spaces.

Time for Miami Beach to say no to Mr. Galbut.

Anonymous

283 units.. so what’s the problem with 269 parking spaces? Is there some sort of mass transit transportation nearby? Will you be one of the people fighting over parking because of the lack of it.

Look at the whole picture and not just what you don’t like.

Anonymous

These are mico-units / co working spaces. People living here should be working near by thus should not need a car. That is why the zoning code for this area was created to not require any parking for these units.

They forgot to put a parking maximum as well. Mr. Galbut loves parking. He has a 40 car garage for his own house.

Anonymous

“People living here should be working near by thus should not need a car.”

I think all women should be pretty, stand at least 5ft 9in tall, and weigh around 135pds, but the world or life doesn’t work that way. Forget the way you think something should go.. these developers have to prepare for what could happen.

In case you haven’t noticed, this city and county is not shrinking in population.

Anonymous

Parking isn’t free. Developers love micro units b/c they typically charge more on a $/SF basis. Who do you think pays for the parking ?

Anonymous

If not you, then what’s the concern?

Anonymous

That’s sick

Anonymous

There is a big park and a lot of retail there. Add parking, and the islanders from the west will come.

Anonymous

Co-living?? Live a few stairs up and sell donuts downstairs..maybe

MIA metro

Total “meh” ….. again from “them”.

Anonymous

Excellent product in an area that hasn’t seen new retail or residential development in a long time. There are surface parking lots all over that neighborhood. Build on them, add a grocery store, some interesting retail, PARKING, and you will have a little Sunset Harbour-esqe neighborhood that some people will live in, and some people will drive a mile or two to enjoy.

Anonymous

Micro units w/parking will sell quickly.

Anonymous

#OutOfScale

Anonymous

You’re stuck in the past.

MIA metro

Agreed. With the huge influx of immigrants…. and people having more than two children to replace them on earth….. we have to acknowledge a big need for taller buildings and a greater new scale for cities….. more traffic and greater infrastructure is due.

Anonymous

not at all. North Beach needs more development.