Modernist Home Designed By Kobi Karp Planned On Sunset Island In Miami Beach

Plans have been submitted to demolish two historic homes on Sunset Island and replace them with a single home designed by Kobi Karp.

Diana Ulis and Alex Kleyner are the owners of the property that submitted the plans.

The pair purchased the two properties at 1753 and 1771 North View Drive through their Sunset Island Land Trust in September 2020 for a combined purchase price of $44.47 million. In total, the two properties have 73,091 square feet of land.

The owners replace submitted plans to demolish the two homes and replace them with a single home.

The design of the new home is described as modernist in a letter from the attorney of the property owners sent to planning officials.

The new home is proposed to have a total of 25,317 square feet of indoor space spread over four levels, with a garage and understory on the ground floor and outdoor rooftop lounge area.

There will also be a separate guest house next to a tennis court.

Both of the homes that will be demolished are considered by Miami Beach officials to be architecturally significant. Since they are historic, the new home is required to be reviewed by the Design Review Board before a construction permit can be issued.

The DRB meeting is scheduled for February 2.

 

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Anonymous
2 months ago

Surprised by the dislike in the comments. This home looks beautiful.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Ugly ass Jetsons wannabe

Anonymous
2 months ago

X,-D

Anonymous
2 months ago

Such a horror he is a mediocre architect that is baffling how he is in such demand
Those houses are such a mess

Anonymous
2 months ago

Did Miami Beach all of a sudden stop giving a s**t about historic preservation?

Anonymous
2 months ago

Really cool

Anonymous
2 months ago

Looks like the Iron Man, Tony Stark home.

Anonymous
2 months ago

soon the whole waterline in the Miami area will be plastered with ugly concrete boxes, very sad

Anonymous
2 months ago

Diana Ulis and Alex Kleyner must really like Kobi Karp designs?

Anonymous
2 months ago

ugly but who cares not my house

Anonymous
2 months ago

thumbs down

Anonymous
2 months ago

True dat..

Shawn Kouri
2 months ago

25,000 ft.². It’s probably going to sell for like 50 million or even 60 million or even higher at 70 million given what it’s going to have.

Anonymous
2 months ago

That is quite a range you’re providing.

Azarius
2 months ago

Nice project but I could careless about someone’s personal home development.

Anonymous
2 months ago

agreed – well it is ugly and i don’t care bye bye

Anonymous
2 months ago

Sad to see two homes go but property rights… surprised someone would pay 45mm just for land though not in Indian Creek, thats the only pocket that can validate a land pruchase above 20/25mm IMO

Anonymous
2 months ago

It’s not like the public can tour or view these historic homes in these gated enclaves. I get the reasoning behind the historic designations, but it seems ridiculous to designate every mansion from the 1920s/30s as historic. With that standard, Brickell or downtown Miami would have never developed as both were SFH neighborhoods.

Anonymous
2 months ago

It’s not always about whether or not the public has access. It’s about preserving history for a sense of place, and has been shown to do good with property values, too. I understand property rights, but when you see every other house looking like these invasive concrete monstrosities, it’s no wonder people want ever tile, window, and chip of stucco designated. Tear some crummy one-story 1950s shacks instead.

Also Downtown Miami would have developed more smart if Brickell and Edgewater weren’t upzoned in the 1960s and 1970s, and we wouldn’t have a dead zone controlled by slumlords.

Anonymous
2 months ago

Brickell is a bunch of low-rise ugly concrete houses?

Anonymous
2 months ago

sunset islands have public streets. anyone can enter past the guardhouse.

Roberto
2 months ago

Wow! Very nice pad. Always nice to see these things and dream!

Anonymous
2 months ago

I love it.