Photos: Giant Crane Arrives At Okan Tower Site

A large crane arrived at the site of Okan Tower last week.

Okan Tower is set to break the 900-foot barrier, and is the tallest to ever break ground in Miami.

 


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Rocky.
1 month ago

This is so exciting! Miami raising to new heights one building at a time!

Anonymous
1 month ago

What’s going on with the Waldorf Astoria? I thought they were u/c.

Nograsa
1 month ago

I passed by a few days ago construction happening already

bob
1 month ago

Nothing going on at any of the SUPERTALLS.

Hawk
1 month ago

I always like watching tightly packed in projects like this where one building is nearly twice as tall as the other. By the time this is over we’ll really get to see the difference between 500ft and 900ft. The difference between “just another skyscraper” and an iconic, truly skyline-altering one.

BB1
1 month ago

I have to agree. Lately, I have been wondering if land downtown just too cheap? To the average person it might not seems so, but when I see many of these newly announced projects seem to have massive parking podiums, and even some with ground floor gardens, it makes me wonder. A serious in demand city wouldn’t waste so much space. So, yeah, I love that this one, from what I can tell, nearly directly abuts the adjacent buildings to the South, barely wasting a single square inch! That’s when we know we are reaching true density and high demand. I am truly excited for this project to rise! I wish I could afford to buy something high up in this one, but I will just have to admire it from the ground.

Anon
1 month ago

Those are all decided by zoning. It’s called lot coverage. A certain percentage of the lot must be covered.

Hawk
1 month ago

If memory serves this whole blocks used to be marketed with fantastical renderings of triplet supertall towers. But it never was fully assembled by one party so Melo and Okan developed separately.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Awesome. Can’t wait to see this one going up. This block is going to be insane when the Melo group breaks ground on Downtown 6th and Related breaks ground on The Crosby. Traffic is going to be nuts

Anonymous
1 month ago

I hope Downtown 6th will have a nice design

Anon
1 month ago

I just want it to have a SIMPLE design pleaseeee

Anonymous
1 month ago

By simple if you mean Downtown 1st, I agree. But if you mean Melody, I’d rather see some curves and no irregular windows and balconies pleaseeeee.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Okan, Legacy, St. Regis, Major, Cipriani, Baccarat and Aston Martin, one more beautiful than the other, will leave the legacy of a beautiful Miami skyline. The city still lacks a beautiful lookout tower.

Anonymous
1 month ago

And Waldorf Astoria!!

bob
1 month ago

Nope

Anon
1 month ago

Skyline will look great. Now lets work down on the pedestrian level.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I can’t wait to see this erected!!

Ron Jeremy
1 month ago

DITO

Anonymous
1 month ago

It will be a nice Condo(m) building

Anonymous
1 month ago

This area will be very dense and filled with thousand of people! I can’t wait for restaurants and bars to start popping up

Anonymous
1 month ago

What is this area called? I know it’s downtown but is it Worldcenter, Park West, Overtown or something else?

Anon
1 month ago

Downtown

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yeah but downtown is a huge area… what is this specific area called?

MIAnon
1 month ago

Central Business District, or CBD, is most accurate.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Thank you so much for the info!

Anonymous
1 month ago
Anon
1 month ago

I think CBD is a bit more south. Since MWC is literally across the street I’d probably consider this Worldcenter area.

Casey
1 month ago

For all the nonbelievers – woot.

Anonymous
1 month ago

This project and the Aston Martin building are just “mirages… ”

lol…

Anonymous
1 month ago

Such a lovely design.

Goyito
1 month ago

Over built, toxic , and unnatural. Plant trees and preserve open green spaces. Cities suck!!