‘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
5 months ago

Beautiful Building. Perfect addition to Sunset Harbor neighborhood

ymous
5 months ago

Timeless.

reality
5 months ago

unrefined

Melo is sigma and Chad
5 months ago

Good little project on alton road

Anonymous
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months ago

RIP car wash

Nan
5 months 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
5 months 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?

Giga chad Melo
5 months ago

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

YEET
5 months ago

This is perfect for this location! Build it asap!

Pickle Rick
5 months ago

Modernist. Not bad.

ting
5 months ago

meh

Mike Brady
5 months 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
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months ago

You have some weird wishes.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Were sure you would love that

Anonymous
5 months ago

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

anonymous
5 months ago

and for people walking ?

perico 4 life
5 months ago

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

Bikes
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months ago

Redefining the vernacular.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Beautiful project! Well done Kobi!!!👍

Mike Brady
5 months ago

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

Gary
5 months ago

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