‘Elegant’ 5-Story Mixed-Use Building Proposed To Replace South Beach Gas Station

A developer is proposing to demolish the Exxon gas station on Alton Road in South Beach, replacing it with a 5-story mixed-use structure.

In a letter to Miami Beach planners, an attorney for the developer described the proposed design as “elegant.”

1840 Alton Road is planned to include:

  • 17,113 square feet of office (levels 3 and 4)
  • 2,496 square feet of retail (ground floor)
  • a 7,999 square foot residential live/work unit (level 5)
  • 44 parking spaces (mostly on level 2)

The project was reviewed by the Miami Beach Planning Board in July, and is scheduled for a hearing by the Design Review Board in September.

Miami Beach has significantly more gas stations per resident than New York or San Francisco even if the Exxon is demolished, according to a presentation from the developer.

Kobi Karp is the architect. Arkadia Property Group is the developer.

 

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Anon
1 month ago

Beautiful Building. Perfect addition to Sunset Harbor neighborhood

ymous
1 month ago

Timeless.

reality
1 month ago

unrefined

Melo is sigma and Chad
1 month ago

Good little project on alton road

Anonymous
1 month ago

RIP car wash

Nan
1 month ago

Bull shit… that leaves a marathon, shell, chevron. to service all South Beach tourists as well as residents. They are all busy enough now without adding more traffic because of less availability…I’m sick of developers, their false claims & promises and politicians that go along with them.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You think Miami Beach politicians think logically, supporting policies that make gas so expensive while by objecting to a Metrorail extension, or banning alcohol sales after certain hours because spring breakers high on God knows?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Looks like some d-bag’s McMansion…-I mean “spec house” on Star Island, but can’t argue about replacing a gas station.

Giga chad Melo
1 month ago

Show the Goodyear tire shop next to it in the renderings. As well as the Citi and chase homeless shelters.

Mike Brady
1 month ago

“Miami Beach has significantly more gas stations per resident than New York or San Francisco…” Misleading!! 1) Miami Beach is part of a very car-centric metro, so lots of cars already here. 2) We can have up to 250,000 people on the Beach at any given time (think Friday of Art Basel, or the Boat Show + all the employees of hotels, businesses who do not live here + snowbirds). And only 90,000 census-counted residents. SF and Manhattan tourists and workers generally use Uber, taxi, or mass transit.

anonymous
1 month ago

Can’t wait to get nailed by a driver as they pull out of the building completely blinded by the solid wall. 🤦‍♀️

Anonymous
1 month ago

You have some weird wishes.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Were sure you would love that

Anonymous
1 month ago

One turns right at the solid wall so traffic coming from the left is visible.
Maybe you can get nailed elsewhere.

anonymous
1 month ago

and for people walking ?

perico 4 life
1 month ago

I believe he may be speaking of pedestrians in this instance, in which case they would be f*cked.

Bikes
1 month ago

This should happen to many gas stations, especially in those intersections with more than one had station

YEET
1 month ago

This is perfect for this location! Build it asap!

Gary
1 month ago

What about full service car washes? Do we also have significantly more of those?

Pickle Rick
1 month ago

Modernist. Not bad.

ting
1 month ago

meh

Mike Brady
1 month ago

The renderings looks a lot larger (wider) than the tiny parcel holding the current Exxon station.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Redefining the vernacular.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Beautiful project! Well done Kobi!!!👍