Art Banner Installed At X Miami, Becoming Among Biggest In City

The first of several banners has been installed on the parking garage of X Miami, an apartment tower opening soon in downtown Miami.

At 15 stories tall (or about 150 feet), the banner is probably among the tallest pieces of artwork anywhere in Miami (if not the tallest).

The 17-story parking garage will serve both the 464-unit apartment tower and the upcoming 300 Biscayne, which will be 94 stories and 1,049 feet. Three facades will be covered in the artwork, which will remain in place for five years.

The works were created by Belgian artist Sammy Slabbinck.

 

Previously17-Story Artwork Proposed To Cover Vice Garage

 

inside the lobby at x miami:

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Anonymous
2 years ago

I’m genuinely curious what the estimated drive time is from bottom to top of this garage is when dealing with cars pulling in and out of spots at peak hours? 15 minutes???

Anonymous
2 years ago

Good point. I know people who have moved out of buildings just because of the “garage time” (it’s like “bullet time” but much slower and less cinematic).

Anonymous
2 years ago

It may seem like over-analyzing, but add that to an already stressful commute and it can really wear on you.

Anonymous
2 years ago

17 story parking garage in the heart of downtown next to a rapid transit station. that about sums up miami.

Anonymous
2 years ago

You mean, the people who are going to reside in this building and 300 Biscayne (when they finally build it) should just ditch their cars and rely only on the Metrorail or mover, bus, trolley, Uber/Lyft, or some other mobile concept that YOU desire?

Anonymous
2 years ago

Looks good. Obviously a lot better ways this could have been done but glad its not 17 floors of blank like many other developers would have done

Anonymous
2 years ago

It would have looked better as a regular parking garage. Also, more energy efficient because it wouldn’t have to be ventilated.

Anonymous
2 years ago

this ”art” sucks, sorry dude

Anonymous
2 years ago

even the murals in wynwood look lame now.

Anonymous
2 years ago

building looks great except for the lettering on the side….really terrible look…..

Anonymous
2 years ago

they’re painting over those letters

Anonymous
2 years ago

ok thanks for info…i think it will improve the overall look of the east side of the project

Anonymous
2 years ago

My thoughts exactly. The lettering makes the whole project look lame and cheap.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Lipstick on a pig. It seems PMG is “learning” from Related.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Hopefully it doesn’t turn into the Loft apartments down the street and have people throwing things off their balcony.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Do you live in the area?

Anonymous
2 years ago

I really like this project… it’s not about the building design but the style of the whole project. It’s geared toward college an young adults and the style expresses that. Unlike the other project geared more toward boring rich folks, if I could afford it I would definitely move it.

Anonymous
2 years ago

“boring rich folks” have you’ve seen those people lifestyles ? also half of those young adults are the children of those rich folks who will be moving into this building.

Anonymous
2 years ago

I definitely wouldn’t mind being rich and boring.

Anonymous
2 years ago

plus most rich people manage what made them rich constantly so how is being rich boring.

Anonymous
2 years ago

I’ve been rich and poor..never boring.
But from experience, rich is better.

Anonymous
2 years ago

By “college an young adults,” I believe you mean trust fund children of “boring rich folks.” No working people and MDC students could afford this place. I’m not complaining, but PMG claiming it’s what they’re gearing it toward is ridiculous. I mean, these are the people who gave out free condoms at Ultra.

Anonymous
2 years ago

plenty of mdc students are trust fund kids, they get an AA than transfer. The wolfson parking garage is filled with high end vehicles. And alot of those kids are living in the condos nearby.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Get educated.
Ive seen the price list. You can get a room for $1,200 per month…no Sec. Deposit, no 1st/Last Month.
$1,200 x 12 months = $14,400 / .33= $43,636 annual income.
$43,636 per year is rich?

If you make $44k ($17 per hour, 50 hrs per week) you can live in a BRAND NEW BUILDING next to Metromover and a block from parks, and waterfront!!

This is a great project. Intended for people who contribute to society enough to earn at least $44k per year.

Anonymous
2 years ago

a room ???? like in a dorm ??

anonymous
2 years ago

Do you mean a studio apartment or do you mean a room in a two bedroom apartment?

Anonymous
2 years ago

…until PMG bumps up the rent to what the market dictates, and/or flips the property to owners who do the same.

Anonymous
2 years ago

I like this too.
Brilliant.
There are thousands of whiners that bitch and complain about “affordable housing” for young people in this town. PMG has addressed this. They have put their money where their mouth is is, still, these arm chair developers and losers complain about the number of parking spaces and the lettering????
Get educated.
This is a very forward thinking project. Learn about it. There should be a lot more like it.

Ads on walls suck
2 years ago

Billboards on walls. No advertisements. The building owner and the City better keep ads off these walls. Marc Sarnoff and Manny Diaz spent years covering Miami in billboards and residents and tourists Miami is totally corrupt. (Both got well paid…)

Anonymous
2 years ago

“residents and tourists Miami is totally corrupt. (Both got well paid…)”

Boy, some people in Miami got some really funny hypothesis.

Yet Another Anonymous
2 years ago

fap

Anonymous
2 years ago

So are they going to paint the building or just leave it dark grey.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Both, they painted it dark gray.