New Renderings & Details Of 100-Story Waldorf Astoria Miami, Which Will Become ‘Architectural Wonder’

The developers of the 100-story Waldorf Astoria Miami supertall have released new details of the project, and have launched sales.

According to developer PMG, the building will become “an architectural wonder.”

In a statement, architect Carlos Ott said the tower will be a “distinguished sculpture that would permanently alter Miami’s skyline with height and design never seen before.”

The tower will be comprised of nine spiraling offset cubes which Ott says will distinguish it from anything on the East Coast.

The developer also said it will be the tallest residential building south of New York City, at 1,049 feet above sea level. Miami’s current tallest building of any type is the 85-story, 868-foot Panorama Tower.

The Waldorf will include 360 private residential condo units, as well as 205 hotel rooms and suites.

Sieger Suarez is the architect of record. Interior design is by California’s BAMO.

Prices start at $1 million.

 

 

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Anonymous
4 months ago

Best project of 2021

Anonymous
4 months ago

Agreed

Anonymous
4 months ago

Well it is certainly the tallest

Anonymous
4 months ago

What about the stripper condo downtown?

Anonymous
4 months ago

That too i guess

Anonymous
4 months ago

I just realized there are no balconies!

Anonymous
4 months ago

i wont dare to use a balcony at that height, hell no! LOL

POLO
4 months ago

It looks like a New York City skyscraper, sleek and all glass.

Anonymous
4 months ago

nahhh doesn’t compete with NYC

Anonymous
4 months ago

At least two of the super-tall towers on 57th Street in Manhattan are architectural losers. Only the newest ones, Steinway and the two just off Broadway are interesting.

Anonymous
4 months ago

And no balconies (like many New York buildings).

Anonymous
4 months ago

Too bad that skyrise everyone drools over will block it

Anonymous
4 months ago

eh not so sure about that. doubt buyers will want a 5,000 SF condo with 0 SF of exterior space.

Anonymous
4 months ago

finally something that is different than every other building in miami

Anonymous
4 months ago

No balconies and long vertical transportation?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Just the first of hopefully many supertalls to come!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Maybe this will be the one to break the ice for more to finally get done.

Anonymous
4 months ago

its supply and demand nothing to do with if one gets built than more. seriously???

Anonymous
4 months ago

The first of anything shows that it’s possible for others.

Azarius
4 months ago

Wow this project is really going to change Miami’s skyline for this better. Imagine once we get a few more 1000 footers built. Skyline going to be really something to brag about. World class city in the making!

Azarius
4 months ago

MDC needs to bring back the proposal to develop their lot again. It’s time and we can use more arts in the area.

Azarius
4 months ago

Whatever happened to related law suit with that

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yes…and the Museum of Latin American Art that whats-his-name wanted to build.

Anonymous
4 months ago

This deserves a sequel to coming to America filmed at miami’s very own glamorous Waldorf Astoria – that movie is still first thing that comes to mind when I hear the hotel brand name

Anonymous
4 months ago

Except like every 80s classic with or getting a sequel or reboot these days, nobody asked for it.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yeah, if they tear down Melo’s Soviet towers.

Shawn Kouri
4 months ago

It is absolutely beautiful. Can you imagine owning an apartment some 90 stories up. That would be insane. That would be the wildest thing ever.

Anonymous
4 months ago

I wonder how a hurricane will impact the building and the higher floors.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Why do people just think a hurricane will blow a damn skyscraper down? The shit Is is built to withstand hurricane force winds far exceeding even a cat 5!

Anonymous
4 months ago

And a Cat 5 hurricane is what Andrew was. Thank God it didn’t hit 10 to 20 miles further north because the damage would’ve been astronomical.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Most damage from Hurricane Andrew was from cut corners on construction which didn’t even meet the building code at the time. It’s hard to do a drive-by inspections on skyscrapers.

Anonymous
4 months ago

In florida they have designed talls building like this to withstand hurricanes by swaying with the wind.There are a few videos of buildings in Sunny Isles that move slightly when the wind is high enough

Anonymous
4 months ago

The top cube may fall down!

Anonymous
4 months ago

You are sick

Anonymous
4 months ago

LOL LOL

Anonymous
4 months ago

Look to Asia and see how they equip supertalls to withstand hurricanes (typhoons). Taipei 101 in Taiwan is over 1,500 feet. Taiwan not only has to deal with strong typhoons but also major earthquakes.

Miami has to contend with a major hurricane every now and then, but at least we are geologically stable.

Anonymous
4 months ago

the trouble with Miami however is it is always shoddy workmanship

Anonymous
4 months ago

Except for Japan, Asia’s building codes are pathetic. But then again, maybe the pot shouldn’t call the kettle black when San Francisco has a skyscraper literally sinking. Miami isn’t alone in crap construction.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Here’s the thing though. Pots aren’t black. And neither are kettles.

Anonymous
4 months ago

I wonder too – I remember Wilma blew out some glass at the four seasons years ago – and that was minor. probably better codes nowadays? but even in NY supertalls have issues… I’d be more interested how they will deal w/ lobby level storm surge or if it will be elevated like the Perez art museum… totally legit question…

Anonymous
4 months ago

why worry about that today when you can worry about it another time?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yeah.. developers and contractors don’t think about things like wind, it takes some reader on TNM site to bring it up because they’re all geniuses when it comes to buildings.

Anonymous
4 months ago

LOL!

Anonymous
4 months ago

I simply love this!! I’m fine with all the Melo’s fillers once this is up! Density plus iconic = amazing!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yup, just need more office and we’ll be golden.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Better transportation too

Anonymous
4 months ago

Better transportation, which isn’t Metromover with it’s current pathetic rolling stock and stations.

Anonymous
4 months ago

I don’t understand what makes some people who come on this site think that developers just build office buildings just to build office buildings?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Lol dude I’m quite aware that developers build to meet demand and that the lack of office buildings in downtown are due to the lack of quality jobs Miami has when compared to New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, etc. That only proves my point that more office buildings make us golden, because that would be an indication of a growing quality economy and really put Miami on the map.

Anonymous
4 months ago

are you the same person that said they need more retail space downtown? meanwhile, stores going out of business and tons and tons of vacant retail spaces.

Anonymous
4 months ago

wtf?..

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yeah, because Miami lacks business talent; they have to import it from smarter cities with cultures of excellence.

Anonymous
4 months ago

right? i wonder how dense some of the readers are. you just build because someone in a blog said so.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Because they are dreamers, having nightmares at someone else expense.

Anonymous
4 months ago

So spot on.
I know it would be wonderful to have a centralized CBD with office workers but if you want that now go to Doral.
The new job center of the county.
Sadly true

Anonymous
4 months ago

Doral = wasteful suburban sprawl, low rise and low density, the opposite of the advantages of a well developed CBD. But correct in the sense that the window to rejuvenate Miami’s CBD is rapidly closing, with the elements that would drive it dispersing to other areas in the metroplex. Except of course the flood of techies relocating from California. and the Gambling renaissance. And the Skyrise. Cheers

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yep.. can’t wait to see that Melo 1st building going up downtown.

Anonymous
4 months ago

It’s nice when building height is heterogeneous. An ebb and flow to the skyline just makes the tallest buildings look taller and more dramatic. In Chicago, for example, the Sears/Willis Tower is over a mile away from the Hancock and Standard OIl Building. Each is a visual anchor for a section of the skyline.

Anonymous
4 months ago

I think in terms of the skyline it wouldve fit better in Brickell but that amazing rendering just shows all the potential Miami has to grow. So many other towers are yet to come.

Anonymous
4 months ago

True but the downtown area is always the focal point for HEAT games so I can’t wait to see it on TV!

Anonymous
4 months ago

You’re right…

Anonymous
4 months ago

Damn, agree with the comment about the Heat games on TV and get a thumb down vote while whoever he/she is you agreed with gets two thumb up votes.

smh…

Anonymous
4 months ago

Nah, downtown will be way better than Brickell. This is just the beginning.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Those two towers on the lot between the Mark and jade could be really iconic though for brickell.

Azarius
4 months ago

There are some 1000ft planned in Brickell

Anonymous
4 months ago

Maybe, not aware of anything though.

Anonymous
4 months ago

M I A M I W I N N I N G ! ! !

Anonymous
4 months ago

meaningless

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yes. Another outstanding win for Miami!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Miami architect here. See all the problems with super tall pencil towers in NY and multiply it by 10 in a high wind zone. Sloshing toilets, nauseating movements, cracking finishes, bursting plumbing, elevators stopping for hours at a time all bc of building movement. There’s no need to be 100 stories in the sky on ocean front property.

Anonymous
4 months ago

thank you. the only smart comment in here.

Anonymous
4 months ago

What competitor paid you to post that?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Taipei, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen apparently do not exist. All these cities have a slew of supertalls significantly higher than 1000 feet, all fronting the ocean and all in high wind AND seismically active regions.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Sensible. Would have been nice to graduate zoning height lower at the coast and higher as you proceed inland, but I suppose that would result in FAA issues.

Anonymous
4 months ago

“Miami architect here. See all the problems with super tall pencil towers in NY and multiply it by 10 in a high wind zone”

You’re an architect?.. Um, yeah, sure, and I once body slammed Andre the giant…

Anonymous
4 months ago

This moron is acting like a tower has never been built in Miami LMAO dude get lost “architect here” my ass

Anonymous
4 months ago

Nauseating movements! Those are worth half the price of the apartments

Anonymous
4 months ago

narrow width of the lot drives the height, nothing more, so the developer can get the yield in square footage. it’s designed to sway in high winds. Hopefully in other respects it’s engineer right. But you’re right in this regard it’s caveat emptor!

Anonymous
4 months ago

We’re very glad you aren’t designing this

Anonymous
4 months ago

Prices starting at $1 million. Curious what the penthouses will go for.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Skyline changer

Anonymous
4 months ago

Awesome to see so many big names built in Miami and the metro area. Waldorf, Aston Martin, Porsche Tower, Fendi, Armani and I’m sure there are others that call Miami home. There are not many places in the world that can say that… I truly believe when everything in the works is built Miami will be up there with cities like New York, Chicago, Paris, London…. The thing we have over all is the weather (when its good) and our beautiful beaches! With that said I feel Miami is in a league of it’s on, there is no where else quite like it!

Anonymous
4 months ago

yeah other cities don’t name their buildings after cars and strip clubs thank gawd.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Like you, I don’t think these developers are concerned about that.

Anonymous
4 months ago

I mean – “unlike”

Anonymous
4 months ago

whatever sells – iconic, envy of the world. all hype

Anonymous
4 months ago

True, but most metropolis’ have higher quality architecture.

Anonymous
4 months ago

I hope it will turn out good, I’m a bit scared it will ruin the skyline.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Too late, already ruined.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Beautiful building. Can’t wait for the post closing lawsuits over defects and leaking windows. 😉 😉

Anonymous
4 months ago

LOL LOL

Anonymous
4 months ago

Calling dibs on the penthouse!! Oh nevermind, I’m broke…

Anonymous
4 months ago

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Anonymous
4 months ago

A building like One Thousand Museum at this height would be iconic. This will be interesting not iconic.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Is there a reason no towers in Miami have spires?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Because architects in Miami love to decorate top of buildings with the AC cooling tanks. Obviously, if they were more creative they could hide them in many different ways but again, it’s Miami.

Anonymous
4 months ago

“the building will become “an architectural wonder”

An “architectural wonder?” I can see if this design had never been done before but don’t pi$$ on my leg and tell me it’s raining.

Anonymous
4 months ago

WOW! Even the Borg Collective is moving to Miami!

Anonymous
4 months ago

MIAMI WILL BE ASSIMILATED. RESISTANCE IS FUTILE.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Amazing. Will be the envy of the world.

Anonymous
4 months ago

oh yes i must move to miami now so i can see that building so jelly

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yeah.. I’ll have to put traveling to Miami just to see this building on my bucket list.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Oh brother…

Anonymous
4 months ago

Put him/her on the sales team

Anonymous
4 months ago

I really think we are lucky to have so much development going on and many more to come. We have benefited from the fact that Miami was very much so under developed. Other cities in the north an west have no where else to build but we have plenty lots that need to be developed. All of Florida is hot right now and you see development popping up everywhere!

Anonymous
4 months ago

You’re right about having lots and lots of undeveloped land and if we throw in all the empty stuff downtown, it’s mind boggling

Anonymous
4 months ago

had the exact thought, downtown remains a dump, nothing ever gets done.

Anonymous
4 months ago

When is the groundbreaking and completion date?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Please read past articles on this site about this project.

BDDD
4 months ago

Damn! Looks like a mandingo will be joining the skyline.

Anonymous
4 months ago

i love bb mandingo yum mmm mmm

Anonymous
4 months ago

Ugly assed stack of Rubix cubes with no balconies……. Just what high end buyers are looking to buy. Looks like their sales force is in full pimp mode judging from this latest thread. We’ll see how it sells.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Not everyone wants a balcony, nobody is forcing the rich to buy into this building. They know what they’re getting when they look at the plans or when they tour the unit. And also taller building tend to not have balconies.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Count the number of luxury high rises in South Florida with no balconies. Yeah, gee why is that?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Lack of balconies not a trivial shortcoming. Still hurts Four Seasons Brickell.

Anonymous
4 months ago

This and the SkyRise (if built) will change Miami!!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Please stop mentioning that “Skyrise” ugly pos…

Anonymous
4 months ago

For anyone with OCD this building is a nightmare. The top block so far off-center seems super awkward. Good project nonetheless…

Anonymous
4 months ago

Downtown 5th is an OCD nightmare when the window slots are all different sizes and spaces, except it’s extremely ugly.

Anonymous
4 months ago

I don’t think I have OCD but I definitely feel that way about the sloppy shape of this tower. Especially when I watch the render with the entire skyline.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Nothing screams like stacked boxes next to a Holiday Inn… Express for that matter. All the hedge fund bros better be relocating their offices to the World Trade Center of the Americas proposed to take its place… if it’s still alive. You never know, considering One River Point has active permits.

Anonymous
4 months ago

hedge funders going to WPB, not Miami. Just their back office to Miami.

Anonymous
4 months ago

How many apartments are under construction in south florida. All levels, luxury, midsize, projects. An estimate number? And if it’s possible a prediction for the next 2 years? 🙏

Anonymous
4 months ago

I don’t know, how many?

Anonymous
4 months ago

same points made every day…yawwwn…let us know when something really happens

Anonymous
4 months ago

When is construction underway?

Anonymous
4 months ago

Geezzz.. do some of you people read anything?

Yet Another Anonymous
4 months ago

The second rendering is exaggerated showing it twice as tall as 600 ft buildings.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Viscayne which is right next door has a roof height of 538ft. Waldorf height is 1049ft. Double Viscayne’s roof height is 1076ft so its really not too far off from being double the height of the next door building.