Construction Underway At Block 55: Overtown’s Biggest Project Ever, With Vertical Retail & Residential

Construction is now underway on Block 55, a vertical retail and residential project.

Its is the biggest development ever built in the Overtown neighborhood. The neighborhood, which borders downtown Miami, is being revitalized with a slew of new projects.

Contractors began foundation work yesterday, after the city issued a foundation permit.

Target is among the tenants who have signed leases to open a store in the new complex.

Block 55 will include:

  • 578 affordable apartments for seniors
  • 250,000 square feet of retail space
  • 1,050 parking spaces
  • A 1,400 square foot police substation

In addition to Target, retail tenants will include Aldi, Ross, Ulta, Burlington, Five Below, and Youfit.

Arquitectonica is the architect. Coastal Construction is the contractor.

 


 

 

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Anonymous
5 months ago

Whomever isn’t buying houses and land in Overtown right now is out of their minds. Overtown will become one of the hottest neighborhoods in Miami very soon! Watch my word.

Anonymous
5 months ago

👏👏👏👏👏

Anonymous
5 months ago

I don’t know about the hottest neighborhood. You must own something and want to promote the area to increase value.

Anonymous
5 months ago

If you think my message on this post will increase value of anything, you have no idea of irrelevant our comments are😂

Anonymous
5 months ago

I hope it becomes one of the hottest neighborhoods in miami and I hope mana does n’t buy land in overtown and speaking of mana he bought 2 more buildings for 27 million, that’s great news

Anonymous
5 months ago

Agree

Anonymous
5 months ago

The start of the revitalization of Overtown!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Um, the Brightline developments weren’t the start?

Anonymous
5 months ago

OMG. Why are you so picky?

Anonymous
5 months ago

over 500 units fit in that …

Anonymous
5 months ago

More parking! Where will shoppers fit!?!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Who is the developer?

Myrna
3 months ago

Pienso que hace tiempo debió haberse urbanizado miami en general, si tenemos uno de los aeropuertos más transitados pues debemos de tener una ciudad más bonita sin importar raza color barrio religión etc todos somos humanos,encuentro muy bien que se construya, ademas quisiera ser parte de esa comunidad en el futuro,mi esposo va a tener la edad para cuando finalice la construcción. Que emoción tengo. Graciassss.

Anonymous William
5 months ago

An apartment building without balconies looks quite cold. Almost like a hospital. Hope they can warm it up a bit with textures and colors.

Anonymous
5 months ago

It’s for old people it fits right in

Anonymous
5 months ago

All units come with portable heaters.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Gentrification!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Get a job!!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Would you rather have desolation?

Anonymous
5 months ago

Progress.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Affordable senior housing and Target don’t fit the usual definition of gentrification.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Add a DQ

Anonymous
5 months ago

I challenge you to explain gentrification related to this project, without using the G word

Anonymous
5 months ago

Evicting the homeless who live underneath the trees! They will no longer have access to their housing!

Anonymous
5 months ago

theyre only like three on them on that entire lot

Anonymous
5 months ago

Take them back to Little Havana where they originated.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Nope. Liberty City.

Anonymous
5 months ago

“Evicting the homeless who live underneath the trees! They will no longer have access to their housing!”

If they are homeless is because they have no houses 😂🤣😂🤣🤣🤣😂

Anonymous
5 months ago

Wow. You are dense.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Lol.

Anonymous
3 months ago

You know what it is, it’s 21ST century colonization..Overtown is a historical black community, so any upgrades that don’t include the black community is GENTRIFICATION

Anonymous
5 months ago

it was literally a empty lot for decades clown and this will let OT residents have better shopping options.

Anonymous
5 months ago

There’s been a lot less bitching about gentrification in NYC over the past few years. Blight, violence, and squalor may seem romantic when you’re not living in it. Once you are…not so much.

Anonymous
5 months ago

I am from NYC, Harlem to be exact and I love gentrification! Harlem became the hottest neighborhood now and my property doubled up in price. I also have a business there that is blooming! Gentrification is a blessing and I am black btw.

Anonymous
5 months ago

It’s not about race, it’s about income and affordability.