Block Capital Proposes Mixed-Use Wynwood 28, Designed By Arquitectonica

Block Capital Group has submitted plans to build a mixed-use project called Wynwood 28.

Wynwood 28 is proposed to include two separate buildings, at 5 stories and 8 stories.

A paseo will run in between the two buildings, allowing pedestrian access from 27th Street to 28th Street. It will be aligned with a pedestrian paseo at Wynwood 27 across the street.

“The Project provides a contemporary design that draws inspiration from the history and character of the Wynwood neighborhood and blends its industrial past and artistic present. The Project’s design reflects the openness and connectivity of the Wynwood community through the strategic use and location of the Crossblock Paseo. The Project’s design also responds primarily to human scale and pedestrian interests,” Attorney Iris Escarra wrote in a letter to city planners.

The project is proposed to include:

  • 4o apartments (ranging from 510 to 665 square feet)
  • 37,025 square feet of office
  • 15,880 square feet of retail
  • 83 parking spaces

The eight-story building will include four floors of parking above commercial and three floors of office, while the five-story building will include residential above commercial.

Arquitectonica is the architect.

The project was sent to the Wynwood Design Review Committee for a hearing at a meeting last week.

 

 

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Shawn Kouri

This will really help give a new life to Wynwood with a live, work, and play experience.

Anonymous

Wynwood is becoming the most exciting neighborhood in Miami.

Anonymous

It was BEFORE it started gentrifying. The murals gave it life and energy.

Anonymous

Murals don’t give a place Jack… people living there does.

Anonymous

Bullshit !!! Wynwood became a GLOBAL phenomenon because of the murals.. not because a bunch of plaid wearing long bearded hipsters !!!

Anonymous

“Wynwood became a GLOBAL phenomenon because of the murals?”

Gee, I thought it got known because of the Artist that moved in.

Oh well, la de da……

Anonymous

You do realize gentrification means displacement of people, right? Where the murals are/were were historically industrial uses, not residential. There’s residential in Wywnood that most likely will be displaced in the future, but as of now, this isn’t textbook gentrification.

Anonymous

Right on…industrial spaces and vacant spaces aren’t “gentrifying” anyone.
Besides, gentrification only happens to RENTERS.
And the only people that bitch and whine about it are “community organizers”, “journalists”, and politicians.
Landowners (regardless of race, gender, color, pronoun, or creed) all win when neighborhoods become more prosperous.

Anonymous

Wow good looking lighting plan!!! Now that’s a garage screening, good work ARQ!

POLO

This is a beautiful building. I like many of the buildings being built in Wynwwood, with that industrial look so unique to this neighborhood.

Anonymous

The residential component is okay. At least they didn’t plaster balconies all over it that let your neighbor see you from below. The office is just a 1960s glass box office building squatting over a metal box with magnets all over it.

Anonymous

This render makes the building look huge when in reality is only a small plot of land.

Johnson

I’m sick of Architectonica and it’s a shame they will be the predominant influence of new development in Wynwood.

Anonymous

Too late!.. they’ve been unleashed.

Anonymous

This facade is very creative however.

Anon

Yes, this is a shame. On the plus side, this is one of their better designs. It’s not nearly as butchered as some of their other Wynwood designs.

Anonymous

Beautiful podium.

Anonymous

Obligatory they should expand the metro mover to Wynwood post.

David

Why does it seem we are getting all our new office space in Wynwood? Rather than areas connected to mass transit? These are the kinds of buildings that would be great in Park West/Overtown or around the Virgin station. Instead we get proposals for 70+ story towers that never turn into anything and just stay vacant lots for decades.

Anonymous

Density and critical mass. If it’s just residential and some retail, there will never be mass transit stops. If you create a node of office employment, commercial, and residential, there will be a critical mass required for an added transit stop. I believe Virgin and/or Tri-Rail have been in the talks of adding a station near 29th St.

Anonymous

A Tri-Rail station on 29th Street would be killer!

Anonymous

The Metromover can be extended north a few blocks…

Anonymous

Heck, it can extended more than a few blocks. We have idiots running this city who see that there is already a mass transit system that’s been in place for decades now and they don’t have any idea of how to manipulate and capitalize on it.

Anonymous

The cycle never ends

Anonymous

Wynwood winning! designer boutiques along with independent fashion stores, art galleries, shopping destination, top restaurants and nightlife, street vendors for jewelry and original artwork.

Add: Business crowds moving in.

Anonymous

And it’s still not at it’s potential.

Anonymous

Now why can’t more projects look like this throughout Miami? This is beautiful.

Anonymous

What is that thing sticking out of the top of the building? It looks like a paste-up wasn’t removed before the final shot (I know, it’s all digital now, but this has happened more than once in the past).

Anonymous

I hope their gigantic TV screens.

Anonymous

They’re

Anonymous

Wrong.

The word “Their” is possessive pronoun.

The word “They’re” is a contraction of “there” which is an adverb.

Run along now.

Anonymous

Ha ha.. people want to give this comment thumbs down but they can’t dispute it’s actual fact.

Anonymous

#BLISS & NYITRAY STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS

Anonymous

ArchiTRASHtonica may be getting a bout of mojo back

Anonymous

The Mikulitzki family behind this project is the most duplicitous and crooked “developer” in town, which says a lot. Surprised anyone is willing to partner up with them still.

Anonymous

Arquitectonica obsession, please stop

Anonymous

Wynwood has streets that wide?

Joel

Make that podium wall a canvas for a mural this is Wynwood not Brickell

Anonymous

Hey Joel, not every wall has to be some kind of “art mural.”

This is the USA.. not some third world country.

Anonymous

Only, it kind of does for this neighborhood per the zoning code. Also, didn’t know art was a “third world” thing.

Anonymous

I think you need to start paying more attention when you see pictures of south American cities. A lot of them have blocks and blocks of walls with painting just like what you see in Wynwood. In Cities in the USA, maybe with the exception of a very very few, you don’t see this. Now, what the comment said is correct, because even in Wynwood, not every wall there has to have some kind of “artist painting” on it.

Anonymous

Either way it’s still offensive to equate South American cities as “third world.” The official term is developing nations. You’re dating yourself with this 3rd world speak.

Anonymous

Now you’re using the word “offensive.” Why don’t you get mad at Trump who considers them as countries full of diseases?

Anonymous

Wynwood needs parking maximums now! Downsize all these giant garages and kill the I-95 interchange proposed and extend the metromover.

Feeding the parking trolls

Wynwood needs a NASCAR track. And tear down Metromover/rail and replace bike lanes and bus lanes with drag strips. Whatevers left after that convert into parking garages and surface lots.

Anonymous

Yeah man.. do us and yourself a favor, stick your leggo land toys.

Anonymous

No wynwood needs another I95 ramp on 29th street.

Anonymous

Only if the flyover cuts through your house.

Anonymous

Hideous parking podium. Soul sucking

Anonymous

I hate parking podiums!!!

– The Coalition of TNM Grumpy Smurfs posters

Anonymous

They never get tired of complaining about the same thing