Perricone’s Will Close For Demolition This Week, Making Way For CitizenM Hotel

Perricone’s has announced that Friday, February 15th will be the last day that their current Brickell location is open.

The building is slated for demolition, to be replaced with a 21-story CitizenM hotel.

Planning Department approval for the new CitizenM has already been granted.

Three building permits have been applied for. All three have not yet been approved. They include:

  • Tree Permit – an application to relocate six trees was first submitted September 26, 2018. It has been resubmitted twice since then, most recently December 5. On December 12, Environmental Resources denied approval
  • Demolition Permit – an application for total demolition of a 9,000 square foot building at a cost of $165,000 was submitted November 30, 2018. It has been resubmitted four times, most recently January 30. Most reviewers have now approved, but final approval still has not been granted.
  • Construction permit – an application for new construction of a 252 room hotel was accepted December 19. It is not approved, and was being worked as recently as last week.

 

 

An adjacent park, not a part of demolition:

 

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Anonymous
2 years ago

This is the one building I wish Mana did buy. Then Perricones would be there forever.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Well hell, if you’re going to miss the place so much, why didn’t you buy it? No, you want somebody else to do the heavy lifting to please you.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Dumbest comment ever!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Be quiet Mana. Go play with some Lego blocks.

Anonymous
2 years ago

lmao good one

Anonymous
2 years ago

Clever post!
Moshe Manana…..

Anonymous
2 years ago

Save all the trees.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Sad!!!!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Destroy all the trees

Anonymous
2 years ago

Heck, those trees are lucky they survived hurricane Irma… a lot of trees in Miami didn’t.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Trees grow like weeds here. Except most trees lost were not replanted. Those that were saved are thriving.

Anonymous
2 years ago

And most of those trees that were saved by replanting will be blown down again in the next hurricane.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Yeah, screw trees, they only get blown down! f ’em!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Spoken like a true Hialean.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Irma should’ve taken you!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Son, I’ve survived through more hurricanes in Miami that you’ve seen.

That’s the problem with Miami now, too many whiny little crybabies like you get offended about anything somebody says.

Anonymous
2 years ago

SON!! Go back to the gettho

Anonymous
2 years ago

“Go back to ghetto.”

Spoken like a true little wimpy mama’s boy who lives in the suburbs and still gets his nose whipped.

Anonymous
2 years ago

To all the tree-hugging pansies downvoting this comment: just remember that over 100 people are killed by trees every year (reliable source: https://www.reiffandbily.com/100-people-killed-trees-every-year-united-states/). Do your part and illegally chainsaw down a tree today, you could save somebody’s life!

Anonymous
2 years ago

OK…thanks for the tip…very helpful.

Anonymous
2 years ago

one should fall on you!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Yeah…more people are killed by trees. But I’m a young dopey kid who is ill equipped to have meaningful personal relationships.
Therefore, I parrot what my dopey professors say, hug trees not people.

Anonymous
2 years ago

More people are killed or victims of other crime by illegals every year who “do jobs that you don’t want to” like cutting down trees.

Anonymous
2 years ago

The trees will be “relocated” (finger quotes)

Magazine
2 years ago

This will be an absolute nightmare. Where will cars pull into the hotel? This is a highly trafficked, and narrow road. Is there seriously no driveway for cars to pull in when dropping off / picking up passengers? So hundreds of uber cars will just be stopping on Tenth street picking up and dropping off hotel guests? How about deliveries for a 21 story hotel with ground floor restaurants? Delivery trucks for Perricone’s are bad enough – now compound that by 10x. Add in Brickell Flatiron on the adjacent corner, and you might as well just shut down that portion of 10th street.

I am all for added density and concentration on becoming a more pedestrian city. But that is a crucial thruway to get on / off Brickell Avenue to go east / west. The micro hotel concept is bad enough – but this will be an absolute disaster from a traffic perspective.

Anonymous
2 years ago

So kool you didn’t have to risk any of your money and then figure out all these technical difficulties that’s seems to be haunting you.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Done everyday in busy cities.. think narrow streets of San Francisco, NY, Boston, Phily, Chicago..

Anonymous
2 years ago

But the drivers in those cities know how to drive. This is Miami for cripe’s sake.

Anonymous
2 years ago

The cities you named all have extremely functional and large public transportation systems

Anonymous
2 years ago

Philly too

Anonymous
2 years ago

Agree – but no one cares – they are in it for the money. Evenutally people will flee Miami like me when it becomes so horrendous to live. bye bye

Anonymous
2 years ago

As long as there is money laundering, these projects will remain profitable. Once that stops, we’re all screwed.

Anonymous
2 years ago

You’re right. Uber causes traffic

Anonymous
2 years ago

Wow Magazine. Take a deep breath.
The 21 story hotel at the base of the 10th Street Metromover entrance will he fine.

SW 8th St and SW 7th Street are the main through street (do I really have to say that), a little 21 story hotel’s impact is negligible impact in a neighborhood where there’s a 58 story 530 unit hotel/condo is one block away.
Inhale.
Relax.
Exhale.
Think.

Polo
2 years ago

RIP Perricones! At least the park next door will survive.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Gorgeous little park.

transplant
2 years ago

Not a fan of those cruise ship-like window holes. Trying too hard.

A. Nonymous
2 years ago

They look to be fairly large. Could be interesting from the inside at least.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Lush tropical Italian restaurant > Late 1970’s East German Art institute

Anonymous
2 years ago

Wow, what a nice blank wall to the east facing the park!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Saddest day in Brickell’s history… 🙁

Anonymous
2 years ago

I can’t beliwve they are replacing this beautiful corner with that ugly thing. At least make it modern. That crap looks like Austin Powers condo.

Anonymous
2 years ago

They should open a cafe in the hotel once it’s complete

Anonymous
2 years ago

and a Starbucks!

Anonymous
2 years ago

There is a Starbucks one block south. Do you even live here? Asinine comment.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Does anybody know what the denied permit request to move the trees mean?

Anonymous
2 years ago

They haven’t paid the right people

Anonymous
2 years ago

Welcome to Miami, A city that replaces parks with parking garages with condos on top. Since this is the new thing, we should just removed all of the sidewalks and replace them with freeway ramp that will connect to the new double deck highway.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Love all the new infrastructure coming with these hotels!! Miami winning!