Photos: Construction Progress At 21-Story CitizenM Hotel In Brickell

Brickell’s 21-story CitizenM hotel is moving closer to completion, new photos show.

The 277-foot tower is being built in the heart of Brickell, next to Mary Brickell Village.

CitizenM Brickell will include 252 hotel rooms, most of which will be micro-sized (starting at just 157 square feet).

At the ground floor will be 4,174 square feet of commercial space. There is no parking garage.

Gensler is the architect.

 

(photos: Aaron DeMayo)

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Anonymous
12 days ago

RIP Perricones

Anonymous
12 days ago

It actually looks better in reality than in the renderings.

Anonymous
12 days ago

no the renderings look better

Anonymous
12 days ago

Without the tacky mural, yes. It might have been a decent filler, but the location warrants something far better.

Anonymous
12 days ago

It looks great in person. Great for the area. Not everything needs to be super tall. The Flatiron is super tall and you barely ever notice it. And it’s not activated at all yet.

Anonymous
12 days ago

That’s exactly the way it should be. There are skyscrapers in Manhattan that you don’t or can barely notice.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Hope someone buys and tears down that government building on the other side of the metro mover. A real eye sore for this otherwise beautiful area.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Never knew it was a government building and i’m sure theyre talks about buying it and building something larger.

Anonymous
12 days ago

A coastguard building according to apple maps and google maps, but you can tell just by looking at it. Only government would build such an ugly thing downtown. Hopefully you’re right.

Anonymous
12 days ago

When it was built, Brickell wasn’t considered part of downtown, there was no Metromover, and was one of the tallest buildings in the area.

Anonymous
12 days ago

I’ve always thought this. Takes up an entire block.

Sak
12 days ago

Not to mention that around this building is some homeless people home. Also, the sidewalk on SE 10th St is so narrow because they have these sections for dead lawn covered with trash.

Azarius
12 days ago

It’s a nice infill, with no parking

Anonymous
12 days ago

Oh, is that right? Guess assume (ass u or me) was wrong with that screen.

Anonymous
12 days ago

a infill that could of been far taller

Anonymous
12 days ago

Not everything in downtown Chicago is 1000ft tall.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Could have. Could have. Could have. Could have. OMG!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous
12 days ago

This building is nearly the same height as the parking garage for the adjacent building.. lol

cec
12 days ago

I was looking for something bad to say about Miami. I wanted it to be original; however, it seems everything is bad about Miami judging from the comments on TNM . But I’ll keep looking. There must be something bad that no one else has noticed. After living in Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, I decided to take a chance and come to Miami. All those cities have more snow and ice and I miss it terrible. Miami has too much sand (beaches) and too much warm weather. I never get a chance any more to wear an overcoat, boots, gloves and a cap pulled down over my ears. When I wake up in the mornings in December, January and February I never have the opportunity to dig my car out of a snow bank. This place is just terrible; however, I think I’ll forego all those pleasures of the past and try to like Miami a little bit. Actually, I’ve been to most of the cities of the world that are considered great. London, Paris, Rome, Madrid, Brussels, Hong Kong, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, Toronto, Berlin, Dubai to name a few, as well as the afore mentioned cities in the United States. All of them are great to visit, if you can pick the right time of year. I have now lived in Miami for over 25 years. I have never spent even one minute thinking I made a mistake in coming here. For a place to hang your hat 365 days of the year, in my opinion, no other city in the world comes even close. As I have said to many of my colleagues, you can go anywhere in the world from Miami International. If you think Miami is so bad, don’t suffer any more, catch a plane and try to find your own paradise.

Anonymous
12 days ago

If warm weather is all you are looking for, you can try Guatemala, Nicaragua, Cuba, Jamaica, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Ghana, Eritrea, Papua New Guinea, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela….I enjoy the climate here (except August), but climate isn’t everything. Besides, those of us who sometimes criticize this place we live in and love, do it to call out what can be and must be improved. Somewhat like what parents often do with their children— it sometimes seems to the kids nothing they do is good enough. But as a parent, you know that to be far from the truth. If we only point out the good, we would never grow and improve in areas where we must. Got any kids?

Anonymous
12 days ago

perricones made overcooked soggy pasta

Anonymous
12 days ago

lol….

Marc
12 days ago

Nailed it. Mediocre over-priced Italian food, but an incredible ambiance. Literally no point of going to the new location.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Citizen meh

Anonymous
12 days ago

Citizen Mierda-Pinchada-en-un-Palo

Anonymous
12 days ago

Such a mediocre building in such a prime location.

Anonymous
12 days ago

The blank wall facing Mary Brickell Village is terrible. On top of that two blank walls coming together at the corner for no apparent reason. What a missed opportunity.
The Virgin Hotel that’s going up down the block is architecturally much better on a similar sized lot.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Last I heard the Virgin Hotel was suspended indefinitely. Let’s hope it gets revived, but I’m not very optimistic.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Why doesn’t anyone here complain about Mary Brickell Village taking up so much prine real estate and only two stories? Talk about wasted space!

Sak
12 days ago

Yeah, and the layout doesn’t work anymore, or I guess it never worked, specially for most of the shops/restaurants inside this shopping center which always leave within a few years. When you pass by, it’s a dead zone. I only see people coming and going for LA Fitness and some for Massage Envy, same on the other side, which now you see a few people because of Shake Shack.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Love the blue glass. Looks better than the renderings for once. Love the density with no parking garage.

Anonymous
12 days ago

There’s no blue glass… The windows still have the blue protector film that every new building has during construction.

Anonymous
12 days ago

A 1970s soviet housing project replace perricones.. and its not even that high

Anonymous
12 days ago

The Orange Bowl is gone and this person is crying about Perricones….

Anonymous
12 days ago

I’m only 30

Anonymous
12 days ago

30yrs old and have a lot to learn.

Anonymous
12 days ago

That sub-par pasta joint moved down the street. Relax.

POLO
12 days ago

Looks better than the render.

Anonymous
12 days ago

It looks like this building was designed by any other people but Miamians that have never been in the city and they don’t know anything about it. The north and east elevations, (BTW best views) are completely blank.. NO windows, except for the tiny circles weird-looking on the east… The north elevation has a random louver that it looks like someone forgot to coordinate the mechanical drawings… the entire project is a shame!!! what happened #gensler??

Anonymous
11 days ago

If you wanna know what happened, ask the UDRB.

Anonymous
11 days ago

“It looks like this building was designed by any other people but Miamians”

This hotel is built for tourist, not people who actually live in Miami.

Anonymous
9 days ago

The north elevation with the random louver is actually a canvas for art, you wont see the lover when its done.. patience is a virtue

Anonymous
38 seconds ago

No excuses for such a huge mistake that could be avoided with some coordination! I will definitely have patience just to see the draw discolored and stain around the random louver. This is what happens when people think “ART” could fix anything

Anonymous
12 days ago

does anybody know what will happen to allen morris park

Anonymous
12 days ago

MPA is planning a parking garage at this site.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Allen Morris is building an Italian restaurant there.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Love the design

Brickellite
12 days ago

Taking WAY TOO LONG ALREADY…

William
12 days ago

Great Infill. Love the rooftop pool. The dutch have arrived in force..

Sak
12 days ago

Judging by some pictures online, specially the rooms, from other locations, this brand looks more like a cheap motel for a night. Hope they did a good market research and they are building something that really attracts guests, because having that Ikea-like furniture in their rooms will not.

Anonymous
11 days ago

Well the developers did say “CitizenM Brickell will include 252 hotel rooms, most of which will be micro-sized” so…..

Sak
11 days ago

Hmm.. It’ll be interesting. I don’t think this hotel targets business travelers (no loyalty programs). For those cheap business travelers we have Aloft and Hampton…. also, Brickell is nowhere near the beach or an outlet mall or any of the highlights of a Miami vacation plan for those guests looking for cheap hotels. Due to the investment of the land and the construction, I doubt they would charge less than $100/night for those micro-sized with Ikea furniture rooms. So we shall see.

Anonymous
11 days ago

This hotel is right next to Mary Brickell Village. This hotel will stay packed with guest because it’s in an ideal location.

Sak
11 days ago

I hardly see anyone from mid-West, LATAM, Europe or Asia coming to Miami because of Mary Brickell Village, not to mention that the most upscale restaurant there is Cheesecake Factory’s North Italia. Again, Brickell is more about business, and CitizenM, which is not a luxury hotel, hardly compites with Marriott and Hilton’s loyalty members because of the Rewards. I just don’t get what kind of people would come to Miami’s business district and spend a couple of hundred dollars a night for a micro sized room with Ikea furniture.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Miss you Perricones…and yes I’m aware of the “other” location, which will never come close.

Anonymous
12 days ago

You actually miss a place that was sold by the owners who made a coupla million dollars from the sell?

Anonymous
12 days ago

Another building in brickell with a parking pedestal at the base. Street life between the garages, multiple wide driveways, exhaust fans from garages and narrow sidewalks is not pleasant.

Anonymous
12 days ago

There is no parking pedestal. Do you read?

Anonymous
12 days ago

it does look like a pedestal lol

Anonymous
12 days ago

The whole building looks like a parking garage.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Read it again. No parking.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Read it again.

Anonymous
12 days ago

When you have parking garage derangement and just make up parking garages.

Anonymous
12 days ago

I HATE ANY BUILDING THAT HAS PARKING!!!

– Grumpy Smurf

Anonymous
12 days ago

I hate parking garages too but i must say that miami garage designs are great and give a unique identity in miami architecture.

Anonymous
12 days ago

Lol!!!!