Arquitectonica-Designed Apartment Building Proposed At The Entrance To Miami Beach

Mast Capital has submitted revised plans for an apartment building at the entrance to mid-Miami Beach.

The Arquitectonica-designed project will have a modern curvilinear design, according to a letter from the developer.

The project at 3900 Alton Road is proposed to rise 8 stories and include:

  • 178 residential units
  • 254 parking spaces

The average unit size is 913 square feet, with a mix of studios, 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms.

Plans show a leasing office on the ground floor, indicating it will likely be a rental building.

A pool deck and amenities area will be located on level 2.

The property was previously owned by the adjacent Talmudic University. A portion of land owned by FDOT is also being included in the project site.

The Miami Beach Design Review Board is scheduled to review the proposal on December 17. The board previously rejected an earlier design by Arquitectonica submitted in July.

 

Arquitectonica’s July design that was rejected by the DRB:

An older plan for a condo building on the site by Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill that was ultimately not built, despite launching sales:

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MiamiArchi
8 days ago

What a HUGE improvement.
This is basically a perfect example of why the DRB is worth having.

Anonymous
8 days ago

Very nice project! Miami Beach is getting all the good low-midrise architecture lol.

Anonymous
7 days ago

Architecture in Miami Beach is superior

MBBill
3 days ago

Oh, we had to really fight this one…they wanted a 290′ tower, and the city was on the path to give it to them. The neighborhood really rallied to keep it within the existing height limit. Power to the people!!!

Anonymous
8 days ago

We build build build, where are all these new people coming from?

Serious question!

Anonymous
8 days ago

Amazing to me that all of these new people can afford to pay these rent prices but good for them and good for Miami.

Anonymous
8 days ago

Blue states with high taxes, onerous regulations, and lockdowns.

Anonymous
8 days ago

Nah it’s just old rich retirees

Anonymous
7 days ago

Last exodus, sure. But let’s just say I was offered a cash offer from a nice Italian family from New York.

Anonymous
7 days ago

Foreign investors

Anonymous
6 days ago

Wow…Serious question?

They are coming from countries outside the United States, and coming from states inside the United States.

Ask a serious question, get a serious answer.

Anonymous
8 days ago

“The Arquitectonica-designed project will have a modern curvilinear design”
You are f… kidding, you have been designing curvilinear crap for ever

Anonymous
7 days ago

I’ll take it over all their boxes, but I would agree this is relatively nondescript for the “entrance” to Miami Beach.

MBBill
3 days ago

And ‘curvilinear’ is the most overused, obnoxious term in architecture. Oh, and it’s an oxymoron, to boot!

Anonymous
8 days ago

Looks amazing! Great addition to Miami Beach

Anonymous
7 days ago

The previous Arquitectonica rendition would have been alright if it wasn’t for the f-ing zig-zag balconies. Come on, man!

Realtalk Reilly
4 days ago

The problem with all the development proposals for this parcel is that they have to build around that old Day’s Inn that the Talmudic University is using for their classes and I guess housing for the students? That thing is an eyesore. The owner needs to let go of the WHOLE parcel, not just part of it. Tear that old building down and redevelop the whole thing properly.

Anonymous
8 days ago

Beautiful design.
I think they’re entering a new period of design

Anonymous
8 days ago

miami beach deserves a good skyline, there are too many old, ugly buildings on the water front

Anonymous
8 days ago

This is already the third project for the area. The first, by Ricardo Bofill, was straight and bland. The second, already from Arquitectonica, was more beautiful than the one presented by that same company. Due to the location, if they are offered for sale, the units would be quickly acquired by investors or tourists, because it is a little isolated to live.

Anonymous Huevon
8 days ago

Build Back Better!

Anonymous
7 days ago

Brandon’s bumbling and boondoggles.

Anonymous
7 days ago

Build back Broke

Anonymous
6 days ago

Nobody is going to mention all the parking slots? Lol

Anonymous
3 days ago

looks awesome!!!

Anonymous
1 day ago

With all the modern designs this is all they could come up with? This is nothing fancy. Especially for the entrance to the city. 🙁

Anonymous
8 days ago

Glad that they preserve the curvilinear design in a modern version. It’s so miamian.

Anonymous
7 days ago

Yuk!

Budding Bureaucrat.
8 days ago

Its weird but I have a soft spot for the older design, it reminds me of the apartment buildings built like back in the day.

However the new design is nice.

Anonymous
7 days ago

“Back in the day?” Two and a half out of every three projects today are a box.