Dewatering Permit Issued At 1,049-Foot Waldorf Astoria Supertall Site

The developers of the 100-story Waldorf Astoria have obtained a dewatering permit and are one step closer to full foundation work.

The Waldorf is planned to become Miami’s first supertall tower, and will top off at 1,049 feet.

Records show that a dewatering permit needed for foundation work was issued by DERM on March 11. The permit allows two temporary drainage wells to be built.

A photo of the site on March 19 by Ryan RC Rea shows that some work appears to be underway.

A full foundation permit is getting closer to approval, city records show. Just one more reviewer needs to sign off on the plans, after a structural reviewer signed off on it this morning.

 

(photo: Ryan RC Rea)

 

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Anonymous
6 months ago

Finally- a supertall in Miami!

ignoranymous
6 months ago

Tall and goofy looking…

ignoranymous
6 months ago

At least I don’t break and shatter it every time I look at one like you do.

Anonymous
6 months ago

So hopefully not the last.

MEAN MACHINE
6 months ago

Hopefully all that goofy looking stuff go the way of SkyRise.

Anonymous
6 months ago

Others show rendering after rendering for their imaginary pipedream supertalls, but the Waldorf guys pull the dewatering permit. These dudes don’t play.

Not Anonymous
6 months ago

Hopefully that is true for the other developers that just unveiled projects.

Anonymous
6 months ago

Downtown for the win

Anonymous
6 months ago

They better build fast

Anonymous
6 months ago

Yaaaas

Ace
6 months ago

Almost there can’t wait

Melo is sigma and chad
6 months ago

And people said it’s never going to happen

Anonymous
6 months ago

people also said that about the other 7-8 supertall proposals floated along TNM, and they’ve been right

Unknown
6 months ago

Doesn’t mean it’s always 100% correct. There are some instances like the Aston Martin Residences, and Missoni Baia. Both aren’t supertalls, but they were said to never be built.

Anonymous
6 months ago

^^the thread topic is supertalls, not being 100% correct and not non-supertalls.

Casey
6 months ago

Truly a game changer. Skyline dramatically changing.

MEAN MACHINE
6 months ago

Yeah.. Miami’s skyline dodged that Skyrise bullet, but it just couldn’t dodge that off stacked Waldorf Astoria bullet.

Anonymous
6 months ago

YES WE CAN!

DJL Cyber
6 months ago

I think the developers of this project are going for a building that is unique. And the fact that it’s already applying for a drainage permit shows pure progress.

Drac
6 months ago

What’s “unique” about this copycat designed building?..

Jason Allman
6 months ago

More people. More traffic. We are running out of drinking water. many commenters seem to be celebrating our trip to Hell………

Anonymous
6 months ago

Reminds me of the block towers my 1.5 year old builds. This is a joke, right? Right??

Any
6 months ago

Or when you come home drunk and your wife throws you out of the bedroom and you start playing with your kids toys…

ignoranymous
6 months ago

That’s women for ya.. can’t appreciate the fact that you came home…

Anonymous
6 months ago

No b***h throws me out of my bedroom so she can play with her Buzz and Woody.

MEAN MACHINE
6 months ago

They don’t build “jokes” in Miami, they build “ridiculous looking.”

Anonymous
6 months ago

We’ll wait for your tower proposal.

Elpit In
6 months ago

Estimated completion date 2035

2026
6 months ago

Completion date

real estate BS
6 months ago

it’s still butt-ugly

Anonymous
6 months ago

What building do you consider beautiful?

Anonymous
6 months ago

Aston Martin is beautiful. It has graceful curvature, and you don’t get the urge to nudge pieces of it back into alignment when you look at it from any angle. Generally speaking, symmetry, some element of gracefulness (curvature), tapering in a way that guides the eye to the apex…each of these is a way to elicit a beautiful building. WA isn’t about beauty. It’s about tweaking traditional notions of beauty…which it does. Personally, I think it is awkward.

ignoranymous
6 months ago

Heck, it even looks awkward in the picture.

Anonymous
6 months ago

you can call it awkward if you like but this building it”s a great project and it will be a game changer for miami

Anonymous
6 months ago

Comments from someone that never analyze floor plans otherwise wouldn’t say that. Each projects has their strength and weakness but the reality is Aston Martin still have remain inventory selling in the past 5 years and WA reached 80% sold in a year.