Demolition Permit Issued For Site Where 31-Story 14th Street Tower Planned

The developer of 14th Street Tower has been issued a demolition permit to clear the lot.

NR Investments submitted plans for 14th Street Tower earlier this year. Miami’s Urban Development Review Board had a hearing on the design in July.

The master building permit for demolition was issued on August 17, with a sub plumbing permit issued August 30.

There does not yet appear to be a construction permit submitted to begin building the actual tower or its foundation.

Developer NR Investments is actively building the foundation at the nearby Uni rental tower, next to the Canvas condo tower also completed by the same developer.

14th Street tower is proposed to rise 31 stories, or 321 feet above ground, and include:

  • 398 residential dwelling units
  • 8,539 square feet of retail
  • 451 parking spaces, with a garage in a 7-story podium

Corwil is the architect.

 


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Rocky
23 days ago

They should also plant more shade trees on the sidewalks as well.

Antennae
23 days ago

Glad to see this area being filled in. So many empty lots. Much more density is needed to make it walkable

anonymous
23 days ago

and fix that terrible intersection. get rid of the slip lane

Melo is sigma and Chad
23 days ago

Yeah this area could fit another 20 towers this size, I like the drive in movies but it needs to be an apartment building.

Sewing dem wilde oats
23 days ago

Lol..you scared of comments

Anonymous
23 days ago

I could say something about the design of this building, but, who cares.. I’ll just be beating a dead horse.

Analyst
23 days ago

I agree, the windows look tiny..

Not Anonymous
23 days ago

It’s not THAT ugly, and you also have to remember that this tower isn’t trying to be an architectural masterpiece, it’s just a relatively affordable apartment tower.

Anonymous
23 days ago

I’ve seen “affordable” apartment buildings at Metrorail stations that look light years better than this monstrosity.

Not Anonymous
23 days ago

Love how they built around the historic building.

Anonymous
23 days ago

Too bad it’s an eyesore dwarfing it, like Downtown 5th over the Central Baptist Church. Even Melo’s towers in this area look better.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Agreed they should have made the surrounding area into a park, cause lord knows Miami is lacking quality Greenspace

Anonymous
22 days ago

That was supposed to be a restaurant but then the pandemic hit and those plans got scrapped. Unfortunate because its a beautiful building that deserves a productive use

Anonymous
22 days ago

Look how uneven that paint is on Art Plaza. Jesus. C’mon Melo.

anonymous
23 days ago

FIX THAT SLIP LANE!

And less parking, please.

Anonymous
23 days ago

But, where this building is proposed, there maybe already vacant lots, but their owned, so I don’t understand the beef with the amount of parking in a garage in a 7-story podium?

Zonked
23 days ago

The point is to discourage the need for so many cars in the first place. The building is down the street from multiple bus stops and a rail station plus its already mixed use. If we’re ever going to put a dent in traffic then we need to make things walkable.

Anonymous
23 days ago

So you don’t believe or care about how the lack of parking might be “discouraging” people from getting a unit in this building?

Truth Matters
23 days ago

Not just for less traffic and less cars but to help the environment.

Lenny
23 days ago

Can you provide an example of a City that is made better and more populous and the number of cars decreases?

another anon
23 days ago

Seattle

Anonymous
23 days ago

People don’t park cars in Seattle because they get constantly broken into.

anonymous
22 days ago

stop watching fox news

Anonymous
22 days ago

Seattle has some of the worst rush hour traffic in the nation. I’ve been there on I-5 in rush hour—it makes Miami rush hour look decent, and Seattle metro is quite a bit smaller than Miami’s. Seattle does not bolster your argument.

anonymous
22 days ago

seattle also has a robust transit system and much higher usage than miami.

Anonymous
22 days ago

Chicago, París, Madrid, Seattle, buffalo, and those are just off the too of my head, if u go online you’ll find many more examples of cities that have benefited for getting cars off the road

Zonked
22 days ago

Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Paris, London, NYC, etc. Basically any place that has invested heavily in their public transit and walkable spaces. Not every journey from your residence should include a car and its harmful to people’s physical and mental health to build in a way that mandates it.

Anonymous
22 days ago

People in florida love their cars and hate to walk their ass even one block away. If could they can par their cars in their bedrooms.

Melo is sigma and chad
23 days ago

Much needed infill but they need to submit the foundation permit already. Thanks Melo for sparking development in this area.

Anonymous
22 days ago

I totally disagree. No more Melo in Miami please!!

sewing dem wilde oats
23 days ago

moving on up in Estefanville.

Anonymous
23 days ago

Beautiful.. it’ll be near a Metromover stop, just like it was planned.

real estate BS
23 days ago

how do they get away with this blank podium. Look how the towers around it created apartment liners to hide their podiums. Where is Miami 21?

Anonymous
23 days ago

Miami 21 went the same path (and it should’ve) of the “doe doe” bird.

Anonymous
23 days ago

The towers around it still have atrocious podiums peaking out. Funny how, save for a very few towers, practically everything built under Miami21 are glorified commieblocks complete with murals covering parking garages and looking worse.

Anonymous
22 days ago

It’s sad to see how pressed people get with comments about having a walkable city, like I really don’t get how u could be upset at something that would only benefit the city. Take it from someone who lived there 18 years and moved to a walkable city, it’s the best thing ever

Anonymous
22 days ago

For the love of all that is holy, please redesign that entire godforsaken intersection

The displaced one
18 days ago

Mediocre design for an affordable housing project, I do agree with previous comments, it makes the “copy&paste” Melo designs look a little bit better

calivalle
23 days ago

Awesome time to fill them lots…

Melo, the true giga chad
23 days ago

They need to make these developers hide their podiums with townhouses. They do in cities like Vancouver. It makes the neighborhood more walkable.

Lenny
23 days ago

Check out the Madison Downtown.
Those apartments were built downtown in 1998.

The neighborhood is getting walkable now (24 years later), but it takes more than forcing property owners to develop whatever you think they should develop with their property.

Ryan
23 days ago

Decent filler.