Arquitectonica Designs Naeem Khan Miami River Facility

A plan by fashion designer Naeem Khan to build a showroom and manufacturing facility at 1175 NW South River Drive have been revealed.

Naeem chose Miami to build his new manufacturing facility and showrooms partly for the
climate which will allow for year-round production. More specifically, he chose the
Miami River location for the import of textiles and other materials, as well as the unique
boating experience of ushering internationally famous clients in and out of his Miami
haute couture house for fittings and fashion shows.

The proposal is set for review by the Miami River Commission next week.

 

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GyroMeat
5 years ago

The Resi towers are boring but lets not blame that on the designer but on the developer. Maximize net rentable! Minimize cost! maximize profit! Oh and I need it yesterday!!!

Anonymous
5 years ago

Arquitectonica is a decent “design” firm, it’s just their model for residential towers are boring now.

Marc305
5 years ago

Where exactly is this supposed to be built?

Dave
5 years ago

On the East side of the 12th Ave bridge on the South side of the River.

suomynona
5 years ago

I’m not a huge fan of the design, though I expect the real-life version to look nicer than the computer-generated version. The street-fronting facade is quite dull though, and probably won’t look any better when completed.

I’ll say it’s about time something was built on that stretch of S River Dr. It’s mostly vacant land from the 5th St bridge to the 12th Ave bridge.

Anybody know what the development on the northwest corner of the 5th St bridge is?

Anonymous
5 years ago

I’m pretty sure that is the intent of the design, to face the River. In 5 years Miami River will be a much more inviting waterfront, people will walk beside the river, not the street. And if you are familiar with this street you would know that there is nothing going on there.

suomynona
5 years ago

If I’m familiar with it? I literally said “it’s mostly vacant land”. I also said the street-side facade looks incredibly dull. Both statements are true. And no, people are not going to be walking the riverfront along this part of the river.

Anonymous
5 years ago

You are one of those people with no vision of the future… Miami River is clearly changing for the better. Just wait dude.

Suomynona
5 years ago

You clearly haven’t read my comments on this site before if that’s what you think.

I know that area. I KNOW there are marine-oriented business lining that section of river that are very doubtful to be gone in 5 years time, let alone a riverwalk extending out there.

The riverwalk doesn’t even extend west to 95 at this time. Having it extended there should be the 5 year goal, not the 12th ave bridge.