Photos: Demolition Continues At Baccarat Residences Brickell Site, With Construction Permit Getting Closer

Demolition is continuing at the Baccarat Residences site in Brickell.

Photos from this morning show that a 4-story building at 77 Southeast 5 Street was being demolished today.

Developer Related Group has applied for a construction permit to build a 47-story tower with 506 residential units on the property.

The plans are actively being looked at as recently as this morning by several reviewers in Miami’s Building Department.

Related will also be demolishing another building next door at 444 Brickell Avenue, but there is no demolition permit pending there yet.

The combined site will include three towers with hotel, residential, and office. Residential and hotel units will bear the Baccarat name.

Arquitectonica is the architect.

 

(bottom photo: Francesco Ponticelli)

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Azarius
4 months ago

Related seems serious Hopefully we they start building soon. Still waiting on more details about the new design.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Azarius you forgot the period after serious.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Actually, you’re also incorrect :). **Related seems serious, hopefully….

See, we all have our attributes.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Both of you are incorrect with your punctuation suggestions. The proper punctuation mark should be made with a semi-colon (;) and followed by a small-case “h.” It should read“ Related seems serious; hopefully…”

Anonymous
4 months ago

Walked by the other day and can’t wait to see the pilings go in to replace this dated pos

Anonymous
4 months ago

lol…

Anonymous
4 months ago

For a building over fifty years old, it aged pretty well. The proposed replacement is already a dated POS.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Hard to argue with Related being the builder, but honestly I’m mostly excited about the river walk expanding…

Anonymous
4 months ago

Wait until the “archeology guy” that sales arrows on eBay get his hands on this site and start claiming “it’s an archeological burial” and we ended up with another dog park, like the Miami Circle that cost taxpayers 24,000,000 $
😛😛😛😛😛😛

Anonymous
4 months ago

Lol… yeah, and then people started complaining about stepping in dog $hit…

William
4 months ago

Looks good! Go Miami!!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Soccer rooftop staying?

Anonymous
4 months ago

for now… that is the next building

Anonymous
4 months ago

This project doesn’t do much for me tbh, but at least its moving forward. Infills are good, but on prime real estate along the river I would’ve hoped for better.

Anonymous
4 months ago

What do you expect?.. Arquitectonica is the architect!

Azarius
4 months ago

Final design still up in the air. Praying for something inspiring architecture wise. It’s waterfront prime property. Not holding my breath tho.

POLO
4 months ago

When are we going to see the new designs? It better be iconic, at the level of Aston Martin and Astoria.

Marc
4 months ago

Multiple Brickell on the River units hitting the market daily. RIP your views

EJS
4 months ago

Now to get started tearing down the Hyatt & Knight Ctr across the river from this.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Meh
Nothing different or exciting from Architrashtonica

Anonymous
4 months ago

isn’t that the old rendering?

Marco
4 months ago

The building at 77 SE 5 Street used to be the US Customs regional headquarters back in the 1980’s, later it was used by the US Immigration service. It was a unique building in an area that many years ago was not considered safe. Sorry to see it go only to make room for more condo towers.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yeah.. now sit at home and cry over a beer about them tearing down that building.

Anonymous
4 months ago

If it had been designed in a classical style, it probably wouldn’t be demolished. Brutalist architecture ages poorly.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Anything goes in Miami, including classical prewar architecture that could be incorporated easily into new development. Case in point, the Eastwood/Ursine Mansion in Edgewater. It’s like stuff is only ever preserved to stop development rather than facilitate reasonable redevelopment, whether it be patches of Riverside/Little Havana, or attempts at designating the old Miami Herald Building. It’s outrageous.