Natiivo Submitted To Urban Development Review Board At 51 Stories, 588 Feet

Downtown Miami’s Natiivo tower has been submitted to the Urban Development Review Board (a meeting is scheduled today), with plans prepared by Arquitectonica.

Here are a few of the revelations made in the newly filed application:

Tower Height

Natiivo’s highest inhabitable floor will be level 51 (there is also a mechanical levelabove that). The top height of an architectural feature that encloses the mechanical area is 588 feet above ground.

Parking

Just three floors will be used for parking. It appears meant for valet use, with a total of 459 spaces that are stacked. Miami 21 zoning code requires a minimum of 140 spaces be built, mostly because there is office square footage that cannot have parking waivers. No parking is required for the residential or condo-hotel units, since the site is within 1,000 feet of a Metromover station.

Podium

There will be nine levels in the podium.

The ground floor will include two separate lobbies for the residential and office areas, along with a large restaurant, a small amount of retail, a driveway, and loading areas.

A mezzanine level with mostly service area will be located above.

Parking will be located on levels 2, 3 and 4. Office space will occupy levels five through eight, with ‭129,244‬ square feet of net leasable space on those levels (14-foot ceiling heights).

Residential & Hotel

The total unit count is 604 – exactly the maximum permitted by zoning for a lot of this size (500 units per acre).

The average unit size is 782 square feet, with a total of 472,196 square feet of rentable/salable space. The total rentable/salable square footage for the tower including office and retail is 609,683 square feet.

 

 

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Anonymous

Arquitectonica is really one unimaginative architect company and are very much in need of new talent.

Anon

yes, BFB should try hiring outside the family.

Anonymous

thank you, I can not understand why we keep getting their designs(or lack of) built in this town.

Anonymous

It’s like Arquitectonica has no taste and most of these hispanics in this town has no taste either.

Anonymous

Learn to write before commenting please.

Anonymous

Okayyy English professor.

Anonymous

It’s true.
If you’re going to point fingers and criticize, you better be flawless.

marc

Wow, taller than I expected.

Anonymous

NATIIVO aka Airbnb Condos. No average person that lives & works in downtown Miami will be living here.

Anonymous

100% correct

Anonymous

Who cares, just fill in the parking lots and use can be reallocated later when the market requires.

Anonymous

They could just enroll in a MDC class to get parking access lol

Anonymous

and then slap a big MDC sticker on your BMW…

Geo

The metromover looks way nicer in the renderings then in real life

Anonymous

Good looking tower let’s get it built! FAA, please don’t take 9 months, I bet this sells out before then.

Anonymous

As long as the parking is not the same “Automated” as Brickell House…that turned out well. Great developer, great building (Not)

Anonymous

NO parking required bc of metro distance? I know we want to be a walkable, public-transit heavy city but the latter is nowhere near up to par to do away with parking. Miami is spread out and public transit blows. This is idiotic.

Anonymous

0 parking required for all of the hotel and residential….tons of buildings fall in that requirement

Anonymous

This. Miami Today actually chronicles new developments and not the same ol’.

Anonymous

140s spots required 459 proposed. Parking maximums needed.

Anonymous

Baby steps. At least it’s only 3 floors instead of 10.

Anonymous

Double height floors I’d presume since they are stacking the spots.

Shawn Kouri

I thought that was already reviewed by the design board already. They already broke ground.

Anonymous

It’s still a surface lot.

Anonymous

boring, nothing new on this website today

Michael

The coloration looks drab.

Anonymous

true, perhaps… but where else can you go to get scintillating commentary and discussions among online architects, engineers, urban planners, brokers and all around density fanboi geeks who know nothing but to constantly chant the same thoughtless mantra “just build it” ?!? 😉

Anonymous

This is the new background of Freedom Tower. With a podium equal in height to the historic tower.

Anonymous

Freedom Tower? Who was in captivity?

Anonymous

Miami News and Metropolis Building. Freedom Tower will always be 1 WTC.

Anonymous

Really? 1 WTC represents who escaping captivity?

Anonymous

it took on the name Freedom Tower as it served as an Ellis Island for incoming Cubans seeking “freedom”.

Anonymous

Besides the Africans that were dropped off in Cuba to be slaves, when were the Cubans in captivity in Cuba?

Remember now, we’re talking about historical facts.

Anonymous

Thumbs huh?.. that’s why I love me some Castro.

Anonymous

Is the crown subtly sloping, because such a little change would make this a lot better.

Anonymous

Its because of the Jewish holidays. It will be back to normal soon.

Anonymous

I do believe the design could be better.
It seems like a design out of the 80s, not the 2020.

Anonymous

im so tired of reading the same news here, 500 feet tall, rectangular tower with a podium that add NOTHING to this city!!!

Anonymous

Well, it could be worse, you could be looking at that lot that’s sat empty for at least thirty five years for another ten more years.

Anonymous

Or a Mello building…

Anonymous

Mello should be banned