First Construction Crane Installed At 39-Story Downtown Miami Tower

District 225 has had its first construction crane installed, according to photos by Ryan RC Rea.

The 39-story tower is being built without a parking garage.

All 343 apartments are said to have been sold out, helping ROVR Development, The Related Group and BH Group to secure a $76 million construction loan.

ROVR also developed the Grand Station apartments across the street from the District 225 property.

Units at District 225 will be permitted to be listed on short-term rental platforms such as Airbnb.

Foundation work got underway in July.

 

(photo: Ryan RC Rea)


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Anonymous
2 months ago

Love the design of the mid-block tree-lined walk way!

They should do this throughout developing Brickell so walkers and bike riders have safe places to stroll and eat outside. Our main attraction is being outside so this will keep values growing in the buildings and attract more new residents and visitors

Sry
2 months ago

This building isn’t in Brickell.

Anonymous
2 months ago

I know, I’m saying they should do this pedestrian concept with the new developments in Brickell before it’s all built out.

Anonymous
2 months ago

The pedestrian mid-block tree-lined paths don’t even need to be a perfect grid – they can wind around existing structures, it could be more interesting of a path that way.

Sry
2 months ago

Winding paths are a basic no-go in urban planning. They aren’t safe, efficient, or cost effective.

Also, Brickell has a finite amount of space as most of it is developed. A 3-foot sidewalk in Brickell will remain a 3-foot sidewalk for the foreseeable future.

Anonymous
2 months ago

What makes it unsafe? Just curious. There’s a lot of windy walk and bike ways in the underline. Most old European cities have winding narrow pedestrian ways that are perfectly safe.

They could also be elevated like in BCC.

Anonymous
2 months ago

The underline is one thing, but making a sidewalk or bike lane winding can result in people knocking into one another at higher volumes.

Anonymous
2 months ago

That’s not true, and here is why. I’ve biked along many winding paths along the Hudson and it was totally safe, and people just went with the flow. Everybody can think of winding bike and pedestrian walkways that the were safer on than the squished in narrow throughfares we have now – where cars speed by.

You know what is not safe? Narrow sidewalks, unlit crosswalks, and these bike lines that drivers cross onto – people get hit almost weekly in Miami!

We absolutely need more pedestrian and bike only pathways, even if the weave and wind through the city. Make it a priority. Developers and landowners can carve a little space out for this – home owners do it whenever they build a new home, just require it and let’s make it happen.

We need to work together on this, and the buildings will be more appealing and get approved faster by our commissioners, with less resistance from the community, if developers and landowners simply comply.

Clean
2 months ago

Definitely one of the nicer towers going up

RenRich
2 months ago

Totally. No ugly jutting balconies. The glass will make it look nice enough to be an office tower.

Melo, a true Giga Chad
2 months ago

100%. No bland stucco or parking podium. Just elegant and classy.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Solid tower. Should be the bare minimum for Miami design standards. Meanwhile, Downtown 5th peeking out in the background… Eww.

Anonymous
2 months ago

“Meanwhile, Downtown 5th peeking out in the background… Eww”

If all you can concentrate on is the Downtown 5th towers, that means that Downtown has long way to go to catch up to even places like Brickell.

RenRich
2 months ago

Downtown 5th is horrible.

Melo, a true Giga Chad
2 months ago

I love Melo, but they screwed the pooch with D 5th. Looks like something straight out of a kindergartner’s art class

Melo is sigma and chad
2 months ago

Amazing Infill

Antennae
2 months ago

Stunning building.

Anon
2 months ago

oh stunnin!

Anon
2 months ago

This will pair nicely with the newly revamped Clyde Atkins Courthouse across the street!

I can't believe...
2 months ago

The movie camera crews are going to have a new and exciting skyline in Miami to film.

Anonymous
2 months ago

I like the name of District 225. It’s like out of a science fiction movie.

Sry
2 months ago

It’s the more traditional naming convention popular in New York. Sci Fi? errrrr sure..

RenRich
2 months ago

Lol, uh oh, all Prawns in this building.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Not surprised it is already sold.

Beguiled One
2 months ago

Nice.

Mad Dash
2 months ago

So happy for this project.
This area is in desperate need of movement. It’s totally dead right now.

Alcoholiotic
2 months ago

Downtown Miami needs a huge Resort Casino.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Hard Rock is super close, and the metro will go there

Zz01
2 months ago

Whoever created the renders incorrectly has N Miami Ave as a two way street. No attention to detail.

Anonymous
2 months ago

to bad its gonna be a building full of transient airbnb’ers smh

Downtown Vagabond
2 months ago

Pretty late on this news. Cranes were installed in late October.

Tumamaeshombre
2 months ago

no Balconies???