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Deal With Army Corps Of Engineers Could Pave The Way For Skyrise

Deal With Army Corps Of Engineers Could Pave The Way For Skyrise

Miami commissioners are set to vote on a deal with the U.S. Government that could allow for road access to the Skyrise project.

Currently, a parcel of land owned by The U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers at Bayfront Park is leased to the city, in order to be used as a public park.

Now, The Army Corps Of Engineers has agreed to an easement agreement that will allow for vehicular and pedestrian access on the land, instead of park use.

The deal appears to have been in the works since at least 2014.

Legal sketches attached to the contract list the property name as “A Parcel at Skyrise Miami,” and a checklist was signed by J. Frederic Blitstein, who has been a consultant for Skyrise.

Miami commissioners will vote on the agreement December 14.

 

 

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Anonymous
Anonymous

I hope this gets built.
It’s unique and will bring lots of activity and tourism downtown; not to mention the iconic skyline looks

Marc305
Marc305

Me too! Los Angeles has “71 Above” and every time I go there I think of how nice it would be to have something like it in Miami. If I am correct the restaurant in Skyrise will be even higher than 71 Above. I hope it does get built.

Anonymous
Anonymous

despite many people opposing this project i hope it comes to fruition…i think the final built out skyrise will be a beautiful landmark drawing thousands of visitors and locals to bayside..

Anonymous
Anonymous

I think you got it mostly wrong. It’s not that people oppose this project, it’s more on the line of a whole lot of people HATE this design.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Great concept but agree the design is not inspired. Really needs a rethink.

Anonymous
Anonymous

The one thing you guys keep misunderstanding about this project is it’s not a building it’s an observation tower. You can Google observation towers all over the world and I can guarantee you won’t find many that looks like this. They are Ugly!!! Of all the ugly builds that are blocky and balconies everywhere in Miami I can’t believe people bash this design? I don’t see anything wrong with it for an observation tower it looks far better than what I’ve seen in other cities. Don’t believe me go see for yourself!

Anonymous
Anonymous

If you think this (skyrise) crap looks better than Toronto’s CN Tower, then you’ve been on hallucinating drugs far too long. And this isn’t the only tower that I can use for an example.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Speaking of great public places.. Museum Park and Bayside will surely be one in Downtown Miami.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Museum Park could use some trees…

Anonymous
Anonymous

What exactly does this mean, is there going to be a road built that leads to the back of bayside?

Anonymous
Anonymous

At least it might being more activity to Bayfront Park.

Anonymous
Anonymous

This project will be a boom to the whole area. From the Museum all the way to Bayfront. Not to mention Bayside.

Anonymous
Anonymous

This thing is too ugly to be in the forefront of Miami’s skyline. Kill it, redesign it, and bring it back.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Great Concept, Ugly Building.

not marc
not marc

why would they own revenue generating land???

Rigo
Rigo

Algunos críticos,deben mandar sus propios proyectos,afín de ser evaluados

Anonymous
Anonymous

Currently, a parcel of land owned by The U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers at Bayfront Park is leased to the city, in order to be used as a public park.

Now, The Army Corps Of Engineers has agreed to an easement agreement that will allow for vehicular and pedestrian access on the land, instead of park use.

*****how freaking scummy (yet typical)… once again… what was intended for use as a public park will be turned over for a phallic monument to one man’s insatiable greed. F*ck You, Miami

Anonymous
Anonymous

The parcel is part of the driveway between hardrock café and the parking lot an is paved. It is not park land. This is merely a title issue