Elysee Tops Off At 649 Feet, Becoming The Tallest Building In Edgewater With A Striking Telescoping Design That Is Wider At Top

Miami’s Elysee tower has topped off, the developers announced in a press release.

The glass tower is now at it’s tallest height of 57 stories and 649 feet, making it the tallest in Edgewater. It is also now the tenth or eleventh tallest building in the city of Miami.

Arquitectonica designed the tower with a telescoping shape that appears to be wider towards the top, which can be seen in photos of the newly topped off building.

There will only be 100 units in the entire building, with residences that either take up half a floor or a full floor. Prices range from $1.8 million to over $10 million.

Over the summer, a penthouse unit at Elysee sold for $12.8 million – a record price for Edgewater. The space was sold unfinished and includes three stories and 11,600 square feet.

Bernardo Fort-Brescia of Arquitectonica is the architect, with interiors by Jean-Louis Deniot. Two Roads Development is the developer, while John Moriarty & Associates of Florida is the building’s general contractor.

Completion is scheduled for 2020.

(photos and video provided by the developer)

 

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Anonymous

“…a telescoping shape that appears to be wider towards the top”.
It appears wider at the top because it is wider at the top.

Anonymous

That’s what she said!

Anonymous

You have a strange member

Anonymous

I once had a guy shaped like that.

Anonymous

Nothing strange about that.
Let’s embrace variety, diversity. I’d do him

Anonymous

Good looking building honestly, it does stand out from the rest and can be seen from miles away

Anonymous

The most beautiful building in Miami!
It exceeded all expectations.
Bravo!!

Anonymous

“The most beautiful in Miami?!”

So you just dismiss Saha Hadid’s – One Thousand Museum – design then?

Anonymous

Who is Saha?

Anonymous

Just some chick I was dreaming about….

Anonymous

It’s Zaha

Anonymous

That’s what she said!

Anonymous

From Wynwood, the skinny height to width ratio makes it look like a super tall tower.

Anonymous

All the way from Doral it looks like a supertall

Anonymous

Who goes to Doral for a view of downtown?????

Anonymous

Or you could be at Doral City Place or the 836 and just look east.

Anonymous

I don’t do West of the Palmetto

Dan

Agreed

Go Miami go

Keep building taller and taller and change the skyline for the better!

Anonymous

Beautiful pictures TNM.

Anonymous

Now start bringing towers further west.

Anonymous

Midtown, the neighborhood west of Adrienne arsht, west of the triple A and brickell are widening skyline.

Anonymous

Love the project but they need to elevate the street and fix the flooding problems. I lived on NE 23rd street for years and after a few inches of rain the whole block becomes underwater.

I’ve seen quite a few cars destroyed and residents having a hard time getting around during rain storms period.

Anonymous

Did you live near that half-way house for convicts getting ready to re-enter society?

Dan

Very unique building. When the plans first came out years ago I always wondered which building would finish first between this tower and Missoni Baia. This building came first obviously.

Anonymous

Missoni Baia has a very stately design.

Anonymous

Welcome to Miamitectonica.

Anonymous

56 stories during King Tide (the euphemism for climate change)

Anonymous

Trump said climate change is a Chinese Hoax.

I<3Miami

Between the Super Bowl bid and the upcoming super bowl, Miami’s skyline has changed so much.

Anonymous

Boxes on descending sizes stacked upon each other is a “striking” design? Please…

Anonymous

Edgewater is the most beautiful neighborhood in all of Miami, nothing else comes close. Please repeat these pics after the crane is removed, can’t wait to see the gorgeous results.

Anonymous

I think Brickell would beg to differ with you….

Anonymous

Yes. The people in Brickell who walk around the perimeter of Brickell Key, and stop by the Mandarin Oriental WISH that there were some neighbors who would change their oil in their front yards. We have a Saks Fifth Avenue, Four Seasons, Viceroy, Conrad, Le Petite Maison, multiple rooftop bars, and amazing restaurants but no Discount Auto parts or Sherwinn Williams paint stores.

Edgewater is the envy of Miami.

Anonymous

In real cities they have setbacks to allow sunlight at street level.

In Miami it’s the opposite. Sunlight for the 1% at top and screw the rest.

Anonymous

Shade is a commodity in South Florida.

Anonymous

You’re right about that. Outside, I run for shade anywhere I can it in MiamiDade.

Anonymous

It’s that way anywhere in Florida, not only Miami. Do you prefer snow?

Anonymous

Want a more walkable Miami? We need more shade. Can’t have huge trees everywhere in the urban core so we use skyscrapers as the next best thing.

Anonymous

And that’s fine with me!

Anonymous

Yes we can. More trees are needed.

Anonymous

Did you see the amount of trees that were blown down by the last hurricane? If you think there’s a lack of trees, it’s not because it’s the fault of the city’s government. Hurricanes are and will always be a threat to trees in this county… actually, most of the state of Florida.

Anonymous

Gee, a factual comment and it gets two thumbs down.

This city really does have a clueless population.

Anonymous

Yeah, last hurricane is was about 2% of the trees. So what.

Anonymous

And what about the hurricane before that, and the hurricane before that, and the hurricane before that, etc etc etc….?

You talk as if you guarantee Miami won’t get struck by anymore hurricanes.

Anonymous

“Prices range from $1.8 million to over $10 million. Over the summer, a penthouse unit at Elysee sold for $12.8 million – a record price for Edgewater. The space was sold unfinished and includes three stories and 11,600 square feet”

It appears that a few people don’t care about anything you said.

Anonymous

very few

Anonymous

That’s the point.

Anonymous

That’s the point?

When it’s 90 degrees outside, shade IS the point!

Anon

i’m glad this comment is getting the love it deserves, makes no sense at all.

Anonymous

“In real cities”

Oh well, I guess Miami has been downgraded like Pluto when they said it wasn’t a “real planet.”