First Shade Trees Planted At Miami Worldcenter’s New 7th Street Promenade As Developer Prepares To Build On All Sides

Landscapers are now planting shade trees in the area where Miami Worldcenter’s 7th Street Promenade will soon open, on what was once a roadway for automotive traffic.

The developer has plans to build on all sides of the new promenade.

On the south side of the promenade, contractors are now nearing completion of the 44-story Caoba with 444 apartments.

Also on the south side of the promenade, a construction permit is pending for a second 40-story tower at Caoba with 411 apartments, along with 4,103 square feet of retail. Miami’s building department still hasn’t approved it yet, however.

Between the two new towers, a total of 10,591 square feet of retail will line the south side of the promenade. In addition, there will be 10,591 square feet of full service restaurant.

On the north side of the promenade, plans were submitted last month for a new development on what is known as Block E. Miami’s Planning & Zoning Department is now reviewing the proposal.

 

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Mcapo
2 years ago

Now those are some serious shade trees! Great job!

William
2 years ago

Yeah.. Kudos to the contractor and developer. You guys bought real trees. Amazing!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Just saw them over weekend. Gorgeous huge oak trees. But they are only on the north side of building, none on south side. Also crammed in with way too many palms. Not a coherent design at all. Go walk it and then reply.

Miami1
2 years ago

Awesome, that’s what many in Downtown Miami have always wanted…shade trees!!! I’m loving it!!

Anonymous
2 years ago

THANK YOU!!! Finally some shade trees! we need more of these.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Looks fantastic! Can’t wait for it all to be done, hopefully within a couple of years.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Love MWC!

Mcapo
2 years ago

Is that a water feature i see in these photos?

Anonymous
2 years ago

It’s almost as if the editor (whomever that may be) plays to the readers here…

Anonymous
2 years ago

Turning out beautifully!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Nice!!!!!!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Wish they were banyan trees

Oscar
2 years ago

Love banyan trees but believe they’re actually illegal to plant in Miami-Dade nowadays.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Wow, that’s going to eliminate the future canopy of Miami Dade and destroy the sub tropical image 🙁

Anonymous
2 years ago

Really? why is that?

Oscar
2 years ago

It’s non-native, grows quickly and to a massive size (part of what made them attractive to plant in the first place), and competes with native hardwoods.

Disclaimer: I know basically nothing about this — just did a little research.

Anonymous
2 years ago

don’t think there is much competition with native hardwoods on that sidewalk with wall to wall asphalt and concrete 🙂

Bryandoles@CompleteXPO.com
2 years ago

Exactly. Miami needs shade. I think it is beautiful. 44 is a lucky number for someone.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Banyans make a mess and despite being root-y, is easily uprooted in hurricanes. It’s best to preserve where specimens are established.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Also a very shallow root system which is not ideal in a hurricane/high wind prone environment.

Anonymous
2 years ago

If they are so susceptible to being knocked over, why are there dozens of 90+ year old Banyans lining coral way and sw 3 ave?

transplant
2 years ago

While the overall MWC hasn’t been as grand as promised, it’s definitely doing wonders for that area.

Azarius
2 years ago

Anything built in this area will enhance the pedestrian experience

Anonymous
2 years ago

It seems pretty grand to me

Anonymous
2 years ago

I’ll be there enjoying all it offers ….

Anonymous
2 years ago

like shade ?

aceraroja
2 years ago

I was really pleasantly surprised to see these nice mature oaks being planted!

Anonymous
2 years ago

This is making Miami a world class city!!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Please no hurricanes uprooting a bunch!