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Paramount Tower's Glass Color Revealed After Film Removed (Photos)

Paramount Tower’s Glass Color Revealed After Film Removed (Photos)

At Miami Worldcenter’s Paramount condo tower, workers have removed the protective plastic that was covering windows to reveal what appears to be a smoky-gray colored glass.

Elkus Manfredi is the design architect, with ODP Architects the architect of record.

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marc
marc

This is going to be one shimmering beauty.

Anonymous
Anonymous

It’s ugly.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Thanks for that intelligent critique. I now have an entirely different perception of this structure because of you.

Anonymous
Anonymous

This. It gives me a las vegas casino vibe.

Anonymous
Anonymous

me too – in a good way!

Anonymous
Anonymous

Can’t believe the Paramunt and MWC is being built after 10+ years of discussing. Not to be overly dramatic – but looks true to form and worthy of Miami’s skyline.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Dang, I was hoping the glass stayed that blue/green color. Oh well, it’s still an awesome building that’s being added to Miami’s skyline.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Still, we could use more classic blue after all the grey and crappy earth tones.

Anonymous
Anonymous

You guys keep complaining about parking garages as if it’s up to the developers to build them. It’s not the developers it’s Miami Dade County an their redicoulous building codes.as a matter of fact MWC would have to build even more parking if I wasn’t for the fact they are right by a rail station. MWC was able to get a reduction in parking, do y’all actually think developers want to spend the extra money to build parking? Of course not but they have to because Dade say they have to…

Anonymous
Anonymous

We dont have the infiltructure no where in Florida to be without parking you guys know this. Public transportation sucks and everything is spread out no density. You can go without cars an parking in New York they have rail everywhere an was built around it. Miami or nowhere in Florida do we have that so we rely heavily on cars and that’s just how it is period!

Anonymous
Anonymous

much better, wa s afraid of that ugly green color

Anonymous
Anonymous

Look at all that parking…

Anonymous
Anonymous

Well its meant for the mall and AAA events and bayfront events.

Anonymous
Anonymous

… and +500K sq.ft. of retail

Anonymous
Anonymous

Why would you build satellite parking in an urban core?

Anonymous
Anonymous

Because Urban Cores tend to have people who drive and own cars.

Anonymous
Anonymous

So… if they live in the urban core why do they need to drive to the AAA or Bayfront?

Anonymous
Anonymous

I also was gang-raped by a group of Genghis Khan Mongolian soldiers in a parking garage, however, after years of the most intense psychological treatment, I was able to overcome my Parking lot phobia and started to understand that people need a place where to park their cars, especially in a city with no public transportation.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Fuck off

Anonymous
Anonymous

Because the city exist in a county where people have to drive to other areas when they want to visit different establishments, family, and friends.

Anonymousss
Anonymousss

I’m with you on parking garages besting a problem in general, but that portion of 2nd ave has already been destroyed by the barking garages from the condos on Biscayne.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Make it better, not worse. It’s not Miami World Center, it’s Miami Parking Center.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Ok, so lets see…. we take away all parking garages that bother you and now where do you park? and also how much will you pay to park? sine parking is now limited in your Utopian Urban core without parking……You should post solutions not the same stupidity comment regarding parking…
Oh parking? yeah, when you drive a car it needs to be parked!

Anonymous
Anonymous

I’ll ride my bike or take the bus/train with my family.

Anonymous
Anonymous

It will only take me 2:20 Mins to get home (Midtown area)from my office in Opa Locka. (13 miles)

Anonymous
Anonymous

Coastal Line by Tri-Rail will be great for you.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Tri-rail would actually help you. you should look into it. No joke.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Are you out of your mind or is Crack Cocaine Cool again ????
The Nearest Trirail station to my office is 3.9 miles away. Walk-Bus-Walk (40 minutes)

Anonymous
Anonymous

I work to hard to waste four hours of my day riding a ridicoulus train.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Or ride a bike. Under 1 hour.

Oooops Too Late - we messed up
Oooops Too Late - we messed up

You sound like you work at the City. That’s your job! Do something about it.

Also, what’s your name? So we can discuss in person…

Anonymous
Anonymous

I hate barking garages, especially when they crap all over the city.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Walk around the site. The entire block is parking garages. Really pathetic. They would never do that in a real city.

Anonymous
Anonymous

I also was gang-raped by a group of Genghis Khan Mongolian soldiers in a parking garage, however, after years of the most intense psychological treatment, I was able to overcome my Parking lot phobia and started to understand that people need a place where to park their cars, especially in a city with no public transportation.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Sounds like you should move to a real city.

Anonymous
Anonymous

the problem is not so much the parking itself but how the structure is designed to interact with the area it serves and whether or not it kills the urba vibe. Examples of bad designs include all of the parking pedestals of 900 biscayne, marquis, ten museum which annihilated any semblance or urban feel along NE 2 ave. The architects of those buildings only worried about making them look “pretty” on the side fronting Biscayne and then forgot about their back sides.

ILoveMiami
ILoveMiami

I suggest you walk along Biscayne then. Problem solved.

Anonymous
Anonymous

any more smart ass comments you’d like to enlighten us with?