Macklowe Files Plans To Build 650 Apartments In Two Towers At Dadeland Metrorail Station

Plans for a twin-tower project in Dadeland designed by Arquitectonica have been submitted by New York developer Macklowe.

The project will be a transit-oriented development. Miami-Dade County Planners received a copy of the plans yesterday.

The project site is a strip of land in between the Dadeland North Metrorail station and Dadeland Mall. A trip to Brickell from the adjacent station takes exactly 15 minutes by train.

Both towers are proposed to rise 25 stories, or 347 feet above ground.

The towers will be connected by a four-story podium with a parking garage. There will be two separate amenity decks on levels 5 and 21, both connecting to each of the towers.

The combined project will include:

  • 650 residential units
  • 580 parking spaces
  • 11,455 square feet of retail
  • Lobby and amenity spaces

The entity developing the property is listed as LACINYC, Corp., with an email address at Macklowe.com as the contact person.

Previously, a project designed by NBWW was approved for the site, with fewer apartments. The new developer is seeking to modify that approval.

 

Renderings have not been filed yet. An elevation is below:

The original NBWW design now being replaced:

 

 

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Anonymous
3 months ago

Huge improvement, like your mom’s sex change operation.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Call her Caitlyn!

Anonymous
3 months ago

u know this guy?

Anonymous
3 months ago

Perfect location for development. Next to the Metrorail and also the start of the Underline. The Underline is honestly a bit sketchy still but hopefully will become better with time.

Not Anonymous
3 months ago

yeah but they look 🤮

Anonymous
3 months ago

They look like two robots side by side

Anonymous
3 months ago

I was just going to write that same comment. Great minds…..

Anonymous
3 months ago

Is Architectonica, what did you expect?!?!

Anonymous
3 months ago

Is or It’s?

Melo is sigma and chad
3 months ago

Love the density next to the metrorail, dadeland is a slept on Area.

Shawn Kouri
3 months ago

Dadeland is finally getting something that will transform the area, even though it’s a good area. This could become another urban center for the south area.

Ahsumsawz
3 months ago

and you have renderings

Anonymous
3 months ago

That parking podium is ****HIDEOUS****!

Anonymous
3 months ago

^ Haha.. the Pretty Police is really mad!

Anonymous
3 months ago

The OP has a point.

Anonymous G
3 months ago

I like it. Looks modern and clean imo.

Anonymous
3 months ago

This is a good metro rail hub

Anonymous
3 months ago

I still cant belive this. That patch of land is turning into buildings . Lmao! Incredible.

Anonymous
3 months ago

What happened to the original design in this area? I think the building was called The line. Prime location for a building.

Anonymous
3 months ago

It’s different and at least not the regular pseudo mediterranean or cereal box.
Go
Build it.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Boy, talk about a clueless, unimaginative, tasteless, obnoxious, always writing the same shit a s s h o l e.. THESE LOOK LIKE NOTHING BUT CEREAL BOXES WITH SMALLER BOXES ON TOP!!!

Anonymous
3 months ago

Or Pseudo-Mediterranean… Technically everything is since the 1920s, and those are great buildings that despite not being the Mediterranean Basin, evoke Miami and South Florida. Any cereal box can be in Miami or Indianapolis, and look the same.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Excited to see the new renders. The current design is sooooo circa 2007

Anonymous
3 months ago

I’ll take 2007 buildings, like the original OBP and Met 3 proposals, over every gunmetal-colored box building in the last ten years.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Well we see people begging for more office buildings so there you have it!

Anonymous
3 months ago

This certainly *seems* like an improvement over the last design, but I honestly don’t know what to think of it without a higher quality rendering. Hopefully we’ll be seeing more sometime soon. I’ll withhold final judgements until then.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Something more imaginative is warranted than two glass squat boxes, and with plans connecting it with Dadeland Mall by redeveloping the parking lot in between.

Anonymous
3 months ago

How they manage to fit residential buildings onto that it hilarious

Anonymous
3 months ago

U. G. L. Y. – you ain’t got no alibi – you ugly.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Yea yea you ugly

Anonymous
3 months ago

The original design had a residential look to the buildings. I wonder, do Aquitectonica even try anymore? It seems like now it’s just “fuck it, these developers will accept anything we draw up!”

Anonymous
3 months ago

It was NBWW, like Arquitectonica used to design great buildings (e.g., Fontainebleau’s Trésor Tower), but now excrete the same cigarette boxes with juxtaposed balconies and ugly irregular windows.

DJL Cyber
3 months ago

I’m honestly rooting for the planned skybridge.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Is this where Shorty’s is?

Anonymous
3 months ago

No, Shorty’s is south of Kendall

Anonymous
3 months ago

Gross! A 3 year can make a better design with Legos or Lincoln Logs
So unimpressed, unimaginative and lazy.

Developers use cheap stock designs.
Looks like 2 concrete monstrosities.
The dumbest direction for Miami on the design front and unacceptable for Miami Commissioners to approve.
Hardly innovative. Just another disgusting ugly building in proximity to the go no where transit failure system. The “Smart Plan” needs to be renamed to “Dumb Plan”

Anonymous
3 months ago

“The dumbest direction for Miami on the design front?

Nahh, I can’t say that.. that SkyRise design has to be number one for the ugliest crap ever.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Well, an improvement was not difficult given that first design.
Hate to say it, but Arquitectonica finally has its best location far south in Dadeland.
Now, if they could just stay down there and not design north of South Miami.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Boring. One step below Stalin-design.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Works since it is next to the metroline. Even better at night if they light it properly. Would agree if placed anywhere else.