Photo: ‘Tallest Structure South Of Brickell Avenue’ Transit-Oriented Link At Douglas Continues Rising

Link at Douglas, the mixed-use, Transit Oriented Development, continues to rise.

Tower 2 at the project which is now rising will eventually reach a height of 36 stories, becoming the tallest in the area.

Co-developer 13th Floor Investments wrote that it will be the tallest structure south of Brickell.

According to a 2019 FAA filing, the building’s roof slab will reach a height of 389 feet above ground, or 404 feet above sea level. The building’s parapet will reach 393 feet above ground, or 408 feet above sea level.

The project will include 1,375 residential units, 280,000 square feet of office, and 68,000 square feet of retail.

The first phase, including the 36-story tower 2 and shorter first tower, will be complete by the end of 2021.

The Douglas Road Metrorail station is at the center of the project.

Adler Development is partners with 13th Floor on the project.

 

(photo: Transit Miami )

(photo: David Adler)

The site in March 2020, via contractor Civic Construction:

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Jesus
15 days ago

Being on the Metrorail and seeing this happen is a beauty. I look forward to other parts of Miami Dade County being risen to new heights. Soon, with Sunny Isles Beach, Aventura, Miami Beach, Brickell and so forth, we’ll probably have more buildings than Chicago. Not as tall but well truly be a sprawling metropolis.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Very true, it has been amazing to watch the transformation.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Not so sure I see a huge transformation here. It seems a disproportionately tall building in a heavily congested part of Miami. I think the jury is out on what benefits it will deliver to justify the intense zoning it received.

Anonymous
14 days ago

Boy I wish you clueless people would just shut the he!! UP!!!

Market Urbanist
14 days ago

Clueless? Please explain the ignorance in anything the person above just mentioned. Or is your argument simply to silence people who have valid counter-arguments?

Anonymous
14 days ago

“Not sure – I See!!!.. – a huge transformation here?! It seems a disproportionately tall building in a heavily congested part of the city?!”

After saying that, this guy (yes, I’m assuming) then says he “Think the jury is out on what benefits it will deliver to justly the intense zoning it received?” Wtf?…

Remember, he posted all that after saying this is a “heavily congested part of the city.” And that don’t seem like some clueless person posting gibberish to you?!

Anonymous
13 days ago

Ignore the poster above…just one of these people on here who has a complex for ‘tall’ buildings…nothing else matters. He ‘watches’ tall buildings all day and gets excited. An obsession even a step beyond the usual fan boys. You don’t want to get in the way of that.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Unfortunately for you and the other poster, two days ago the TNM wouldn’t post my extremely well thought out response to the question “Please explain the ignorance in anything the person above just mentioned.” Therefore, I refuse to waste my time with trying to overcome bigotry.

Goodbye.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Hope the residents actually use the metrorail

Anonymous
15 days ago

Do you sometimes ride the Metrorail?

Anonymous
15 days ago

Never

Anonymous
15 days ago

Yes but alot of residents in these transit oriented buildings rather drive or get uber even though they’re going the same direction has a bus, metrorail or metromover would of taken them.

Anonymous
15 days ago

From your lips to Gods ears. We’ll see the true ridership demand after stabilization. Cheers

Market Urbanist
14 days ago

Exactly

Anonymous
11 days ago

That is measurable. Metro should publish the statistics on ridership changes once the project is open.

Anonymous G
15 days ago

Both buildings are goung to be beautiful! Great additions for the area!

Anonymous
15 days ago

The appearance of the building is besides the point. Cheers

Anonymous G
13 days ago

What?

Azarius
15 days ago

Love this development. It’s mixing the older
Architecture of Merrick Park with modern designs and glass. This is also going to help link downtown corals gables to the southern area.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Coral Gables already does a good mix of modern and classical architecture. Too bad this is the hideous end of modern architecture the way Pollo Tropical is the hideous end of classical architecture.

Anonymous
15 days ago

We will see a lot more and better TOD with a Metromover extension down Miami International Airport to this station, and new ones in between.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Don’t get me wrong, I like it, but I’m surprised this got approved.

Anonymous
15 days ago

why? am i missing something?

Anonymous
14 days ago

Clueless people think everything should stay the same.

Market Urbanist
14 days ago

I’m not sure name-calling or projecting what other people think is a valid counter-argument.

Anonymous
14 days ago

Did anyone ask you to come to their defense Mr keyboard warrior?

Anonymous
15 days ago

it got approved because the NIBYs in coral gables had no say in what happens on County land.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Great, it’s so tall so you can see alllllll the traffic on US1. Cheers

Anonymous
14 days ago

You mean, versus being in all the traffic on US1?

Market Urbanist
14 days ago

Not sure your “versus” comparison makes sense. I’m pretty sure folks who live in this development will find themselves stuck in US1 traffic quite often.

Anonymous
14 days ago

Then that would mean that they all won’t and can’t be at the same time looking at “allllll the traffic on US1..?”

Anonymous
15 days ago

Wow, Adler Development builds uglier crap than Melo. This and their Overtown proposal? SMH.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Keep building around the metrorail! Ugly parking garage though. Is what it is I suppose.

Anonymous
15 days ago

The garage has been sitting there for years. Thankfully the new development is covering it up!

Azarius
15 days ago

Am I the only one who thinks the should of took 95 to Cutler Bay

Anonymous
15 days ago

WTF!? Yes you are the only one!!

Anonymous
15 days ago

When 95 was built cutler bay was fishing shacks and fruit groves.

Anonymous
15 days ago

Wrong. Cutler Ridge and Bel Aire neighborhoods were built in the 1950s, whereas I95 was built downtown in the late 1960s.