Citadel Applies For Seawall Permit At Brickell Supertall Site

Citadel has submitted an application to build a seawall at their Brickell property where they are planning an iconic headquarters building.

The permit request was filed with Miami Dade’s Division of Environmental Resources Management.

In a September 22 letter from DERM to Citadel’s Gerald Beeson, the county requested additional details and drawings before it would approve the plan.

Among the requests: a coral relocation plan, and plans for riprap boulders to create a new habitat for invertebrates and small fish, while also protecting the seawall.

DERM also said it noticed various submerged debris, including metal, net, pile, and a sign which must be removed within 30 days.

The permit is not for vessel mooring; That request may come in the future under a separate permit.

Citadel is planning a $1 billion complex on the site, possibly rising above 1,000 feet. Ken Griffin, the billionaire founder of the company, has said that “nothing will compare” to the new tower.

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

I hope they include an observation deck on the top of the supertall.

Not Anonymous
1 month ago

lets hope this project lives up to it’s promises. If is is as great as Citadel says it’s going to be, then it will truly be Iconic!

alondra
1 month ago

i thought the use of “iconic” was going to get banned by mods around here??????

Anonymous
1 month ago

I know, it sounds like a lot of blah, blah, blah

Spell it Right
1 month ago

“Its” (without the apostrophe)

Vincent
1 month ago

Please build it to over 1000 feet!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Everyone’s expectations for a grandiose project are huge. Citatel will be a great acquisition for Miami and its owner will certainly convince other big companies to come here. More opportunities, employment, income, business and taxes.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I can’t wait to see this building, it will be AMAZING!

Anonymous
1 month ago

That’s what we thought when we were eagerly waiting for them show us renderings of the Waldorf Astoria supertall building. But when we finally saw them, they show us a disappointing copycat.

KennyLuvr
1 month ago

The higher the better so that ol Kenny boi can jump off when he loses a shitty bey

chupacabra
1 month ago

lotta russian mail order brides to be found at that riverfront condo

anonymous
1 month ago

Kenny aint playin

Lord Humongous
1 month ago

Truly. The man’s ego requires it be a showstopper, doubters will be eviscerated

monopoly money
1 month ago

big buildings big boobs big buildings big boobs………

Anonymous
1 month ago

An iconic seawall?

Random Ape
1 month ago

Shorts never closed. This is just a pipe dream for Ken. The dominos have begun to fall

Rising Tides
1 month ago

How would the structure and it’s surroundings survive the likes of Ian or worse?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Dayton, Ohio—no hurricanes, not many tall buildings. You’ll love it there. They get tornados, but you can hang on to one of the many fat women or cattle there.

New Owner in Brickell
1 month ago

At least we can build and plan for hurricanes, other natural disasters come without notice. Miami is Americas city of the future and the transformation is just starting!

triple D's
1 month ago

and you gotta worry about the water coming up thru the oolite…no sea wall can protect that

New to Brickell
1 month ago

After what we saw with Hurricane Ian, I think Brickell needs to accept the federal plan to build a large sea wall. I didn’t like it at first but we need it. It’s not like there’s any grand park along the water. If a few floors lose their views they will appreciate it when their units are saved from flooding.

ocho
1 month ago

seawall???? like the 20footer the army corp of engineers want to build??? whats the use the streets flood more than adequately in the area….

Doug Funny
1 month ago

keep on pouring that concrete and the floods will only become more extreme. unless you have adequate drainage — which there isn’t. areas with more greenscape and less hard scape fair wayy better. thats why i live just outside the city and drive in. screw that

Anonymous
1 month ago

But you sure know how to “screw” up sentences by not beginning the first word with a capital letter.

sewing dem wilde oats
1 month ago

love the grammar PolicE

Slim Shady
1 month ago

It’s a beautiful day today…and the drainage is fine.
It’s only not fine for two or three times a year and it only bothers fools that don’t pay attention.

anon
1 month ago

Two or three times a year? What are you smoking?

Slim Shady
1 month ago

Nothing…I am just pretty good at living in real life and counting on my fingers

dan marino
1 month ago

did you enjoy the king tides on miami beach before they had to raise all of the roads???? what are you smoking

Slim Shady
1 month ago

Yeah! I had a hell of a time in South Beach September 1998! The water on Washington Ave was so high that when Taxi’s drive by, waves would wash into The Strand all the way to the back wall and bounce back

It hasn’t gotten any worse or better in the last two decades. True, a lot if concrete has been laid down and MAYBE a little worse, but water and gravity to to work together and drain the water quickly

Anonymous
1 month ago

smith & Alexander .220 beavertail

alcoholic anon.
1 month ago

oooh “army corp of engineers” is a dirty word around here

New Owner in Brickell
1 month ago

Build the wall, and make it a modern marvel with iconic architecture – add walkways like the high line in New York so it’s a tourist destination the 99% of the time that it’s not actually needed and it will save the city for the future.

Gigachad
1 month ago

That lot should have been a park. Another wasted opportunity.

thus passes the greater glory of pembroke pines
1 month ago

miami could use a central park type of area around all of these condo gulches…

New to Brickell - Here to Stay
1 month ago

Totally! 1 Southside should be designed to be one. They could also trim up Simpson Park with more amenities and make it more of a central park destination.

Slim Shady
1 month ago

Of course.
The Biscayne Bay National Park is right there…

And you think that its wise to convert the land that will GENETATE 10’s of millions of dollars to the local schools into a Park that will COST residents money?

That thinking is the dumb headed thinkinking that makes Ken Griffin leave Chicago and makes Jon Galt leave for the Gulch.

west virginia entitlements
1 month ago

what money goes to schools??? what are you smoking…ask the teachers if this recent boom has helped the classrooms….and biscayne national park is water…and how will a park cost residents money?? will they need a sun pass to get in to the park??

Not Anonymous
1 month ago

(Most of MDCS’s funding comes from property taxes)

cleavage or bust
1 month ago

obviously that percentage isnt enough…do you send lil jr to the public schools or the cushman academy

Reality
1 month ago

Schools get plenty of money. The problems are with what’s being taught and who it’s being taught to.

mods vs. rockers
1 month ago

not enough money and classes are too big…teachers are not paid enough..stop with the culture war and replacement theory crap…

New Owner in Brickell
1 month ago

It’s too late for a park, they need to build a man made island/sea wall that will serve as a park when it’s not saving the city from flooding. Even better, add underwater bars and retail spaces with views of the sea life.