Here’s What A 1,049-Foot Tower Would Look Like On The Lynx Property, Which Just Sold For $46M

An architect has created renderings of what a tower could look like on a newly sold downtown Miami property which allows for the tallest possible building in Miami.

The Lynx Property (also known as the Burdines Property) is in an area of downtown Miami which allows for a tower of up to 1,049 feet.

Architect Jo Palma created conceptual renderings of what such a project could look like for brokers who were marketing the property.

Miami zoning code actually allows potentially unlimited height, but the Federal Aviation Administration set that cap in the area at 1,049 feet above sea level, since the area is in a flight path into and out of Miami International Airport.

The Palma-designed concept appears to be significantly taller than the Centrust Tower next door (now known as Miami Tower). The Centrust Tower stands at 47 stories and 625 feet above ground.

The new owner of the property is Enrique Manhard, who paid $46 million for the land. It is currently used as a surface parking lot.

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

One can hope. But we likely end up getting the worlds largest cereal box instead

Anonymous
1 month ago

That’s still better than the decades of looking at nothing but that parking lot that’s there now.

Anonymous
1 month ago

IDK, I’d rather wait another ten years for something innovative rather than another f-ing Related/Arquitectonica hack-job on prime real estate.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I agree with you. I’ve had a panoramic view of miami’s skyline for the last 15 years. at first it was fun to see the buildings go up, now it is just a boring flat line all the way from Edgewater to south brickell. I have lost hope of anything iconic by now. thank god for the halfway decent lights at night.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Now that would be a skyline.

Shawn Kouri
1 month ago

Make it an office tower

Anonymous
1 month ago

This could be an awesome replacement for skyrise.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Can’t wait to see the next rendering in 7 years when this lot gets flipped again!

Paul
1 month ago

Reminds me of Verticus or Miapolis, two insane proposals for Watson Island that never got off the ground.

Anonymous
1 month ago

A difference between Miapolis and Verticus ( best on park and not Watson island version) is that the designers had a clear understanding of cores and vertical construction. This architect is making a sculpture with 3D rendering tools designing from the outside in to fit the sight without an architectural program. It’s pure fantasy. No developer can make this work and sell leasable square footage. Miapolis had a program and a business plan that justified its design. The developer tied utilize pubic land at a time when government needed hide boost in cash flow.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Please, Miapolis was a glorified college thesis.

Anonymous
1 month ago

U go girl

Anonymous
1 month ago

We always get these cool renderings and crappy buildings after. Boring!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Okan tried to give a us a glass dildo, now we might get an iron dildo! Fun… 😞

Anonymous
1 month ago

As long as we get a dildo I’d be happy

Anonymous
1 month ago

La Condesa de San Ignacio probably has plenty in her bedroom 😛

Anonymous
1 month ago

Appropriate symbol for Miami. Get it done.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I just stopped at this site to read comments by people going ape shit about a renderg no one is intending to build.

Marc
1 month ago

Reaction to 50% of pre-design renderings for Brickell/Downtown: “This is unrealistic!”

This rendering: “hold my beer…”

Anonymous
1 month ago

Wouldn’t it make sense to change the planes paths so that we can build higher? Is that even something that could be done?

Anonymous
1 month ago

would be difficult because of the way the runways have been designed.

Anonymous
1 month ago

They can enter the runway from the back?!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Or take off towards the Southeast over Coconut Grove.

Kenhead
1 month ago

Seriously?

Make Downtown Amazing
1 month ago

This should be the NEW SKYRISE at bayside marketplace but without any condos or apartments. Just add the fun attractions and different variety of price point restaurants, etc…

Anonymous
1 month ago

It looks like that tool the facial person does to remove blackheads on your nose

Anonymous
1 month ago

Sky Limit, Pie in tbe SKY!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Man hell na wtf is this tomorrowland lmao

Anonymous
1 month ago

Dubai meets Miami

Anonymous
1 month ago

So?

Anonymous
1 month ago

New owner is going to flip it too

EJS
1 month ago

If so, hopefully not to Mana.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Please God. If this goes up, I’ll never say another word about Melo’s crap again.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Now that’s iconic!

Anonymous
1 month ago

New rocket launch pad?

Anonymous
1 month ago

The other half of the flying soccer is stuck on the soil! 🙂

I gigantic seamstress from another Galaxy drop her needle 😌

With that building, when gigantic extraterrestrials invade Miami, they better wear boots 🥾

MIami kid
1 month ago

Damn this ugly! Please go back to school. This isn’t an impressive architectural design. It’s not even in the flight path of MIA.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It will never happen… just like the sky tower in Bayside.

Anonymous
1 month ago

See Shawn Kouri, this is the kind of design Berkowitz should’ve chosen for his SkyRise tower.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Um no! That’s what a 3000 foot tower would look like! Cheap rendering!

Anonymous
1 month ago

The Burj Khalifa has a more realistic chance of being built there than this…

Anonymous
1 month ago

What the hell is that? I hate it!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Of course you hate it. Just as people in Paris did, when the Eifel tower was built. Today it is a beloved land mark, that instantly shouts Paris. That what it means to be iconic.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Does nobody care about how a building fits into the skyline?????? It should draw inspiration from both the lot and surrounding buildings as well as the city.

Anonymous
1 month ago

If they drew inspiration from the surrounding buildings, we would get more of the same cereal boxes.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Unless Jorge Perez from Related is getting a piece of the cake it will not be built.

Anonymouse
1 month ago

Fallacy ,it is not in the flight path.

Anonymous
1 month ago

“Fallacy ,it is not in the flight path.”
According the Federal Aviation Administration it is. I’ll get on the phone and tell them to issue a correction on your behalf.